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Joe Maher on the Best Power Development Strategies for Hockey
Brian Sipotz
Joe Maher on the Best Power Development Strategies for Hockey On episode 33 of the Hockey Strength Podcast, I begin our series of conversations with the presenters for the upcoming Great Lakes Hockey Strength and Conditioning Clinic. Today, Coach Maher is going to share his favorite movement for improving power, and his thoughts on how to create an explosive hockey player. . . . Keep Reading ›
Core Variations for Hockey Players
Maria Mountain
Core Variations for Hockey Players Check out these rotary stabilization exercises that help hockey players transfer power from their skates to their upper bodies. . . . Keep Reading ›
Dr Steve McGregor's Great Lakes 2015 Presentation- Quantifying On-Ice Performance
Stephen McGregor
Dr Steve McGregor's Great Lakes 2015 Presentation- Quantifying On-Ice Performance Leading up to the 2016 Great Lakes Hockey Strength and Conditioning Clinic, we will be releasing the presentations from last year's clinic. Here is Dr McGregor's presentation from the 2015 GLC addressing how to quantify on ice performance by using wearable devices. . . . Keep Reading ›
Dog Days of Hockey
Darryl Nelson
Dog Days of Hockey The dog days of hockey are here and it can be a time of year when many teams move away from a sound strength training program. . . . Keep Reading ›
Doug Crashley on Creating Culture
Brian Sipotz
Doug Crashley on Creating Culture On Episode 32 of the Hockey Strength Podcast, I speak with President of Crash Conditioning, Doug Crashley about the unique culture he has created at his facilities, and why his athletes can't wait to train with him year after year. . . . Keep Reading ›
Late In Season Strength Program
Late In Season Strength Program This is the program I used late in last season for late February into March. . . . Keep Reading ›
Top Alternate Rotational Press
Darryl Nelson
Top Alternate Rotational Press I use rotation in our pressing exercises whenever possible because its more functional and more joint friendly than conventional pressing exercises. Always think of pressing as a spiral pattern. . . . Keep Reading ›
The New Wall Sit- A New Take on an Old Classic
Brian Sipotz
The New Wall Sit- A New Take on an Old Classic There are some benefits in an old school wall sit, but this new twist might be a little more appropriate and beneficial for improving strength in hockey legs. . . . Keep Reading ›
Sean Skahan on Transitioning from NHL to NCAA and One Thing He Changed His Mind About This Year
Brian Sipotz
Sean Skahan on Transitioning from NHL to NCAA and One Thing He Changed His Mind About This Year On Episode 31 of the Hockey Strength Podcast, BU Terriers Hockey Strength and Conditioning Coach Sean Skahan talks about the transition from the Anaheim Ducks to Boston University, including what he had to brush up on the most, and what he changed his mind about last year. . . . Keep Reading ›
Suitcase Carry Reverse Lunge w/ Band Row
Mike LaFrenier
Suitcase Carry Reverse Lunge w/ Band Row Here's a great reverse lunge variation from our friend Mike LaFrenier at Elite Strength and Conditioning. The suitcase carry and the row add an extra level of core stability to a standard reverse lunge. . . . Keep Reading ›
Hypertrophy Training for Ice Hockey
Darryl Nelson
Hypertrophy Training for Ice Hockey There has been some discussion on hypertrophy training as of late and that has prompted me to write an article about my views on the subject. . . . Keep Reading ›
Hockey Strength Podcast Episode 30- UVM's Justin Smith and Individualizing Training Within the Team
Brian Sipotz
Hockey Strength Podcast Episode 30- UVM's Justin Smith and Individualizing Training Within the Team On Episode 30 of the Hockey Strength Podcast, we talk with University of Vermont's Justin Smith about how he is addressing very different needs of the players on his team by running 2 or 3 different programs for each team training session. Coach Smith talks about how he breaks up the groups, the focus of each group, and the biggest challenges of this method. . . . Keep Reading ›
University of Vermont In-Season Phase 1 and 2 Programs- Multiple Groups
Justin Smith
University of Vermont In-Season Phase 1 and 2 Programs- Multiple Groups UVM Co-Director of Sports Performance Justin Smith shares the first two phases of the UVM Hockey in-season programs, including different workouts for 2 and 3 different groups in each phase. For more info on these, check out Hockey Strength Podcast Episode 30 where coach Smith goes into more detail about those groups. . . . Keep Reading ›
The Top 3 In-Season Goalie Exercises
Maria Mountain
The Top 3 In-Season Goalie Exercises Maria Mountain shares the top 3 exercises goalies should be doing to stay strong during the season. . . . Keep Reading ›
90 Degree Ball Drop
Darryl Nelson
90 Degree Ball Drop We incorporated this ball drop variation into our off season program because we like the tight turning and accelerating it involves. . . . Keep Reading ›
Sarah Cahill on the USWNT and Her New Role at Inner City Weight Lifting
Brian Sipotz
Sarah Cahill on the USWNT and Her New Role at Inner City Weight Lifting Sarah Cahill joins me to talk about how she got involved with the US Womens National Team, the challenges associated with that position, and also her new opportunity at the non-profit Inner City Weightlifting. . . . Keep Reading ›
The Value of Jumping Rope
Brian Sipotz
The Value of Jumping Rope We have recently rediscovered a training exercise you probably haven't done since middle school. Find out why jumping rope can be a valuable tool in your programming. . . . Keep Reading ›
Multi-directional Team Warm Up
Brian Sipotz
Multi-directional Team Warm Up We are often asked for warm up ideas for teams or individual players, so here is a 15 minute warm up session with a team. This can be used pre-game or pre-practice, with the team or individual. . . . Keep Reading ›
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