Core Strength Training for Hockey

Most people have heard of core strength training but really don’t know what it means and how important it is. It is so important to hockey training that I have included six different core training routines in the Hockey Speed and Power Manuals. Core training involves much more then situps and crunches. Most effective core […]

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Matt Duchene’s father Testimonial when he was 11

I thought proof from a parent of an NHL star and a player who is considered THE fastest player in the NHL would help parents decide on the effectiveness of the Hockey Speed and Power manual. I worked with Matt personally for 3 years both off on on-ice. Many people think these NHL stars were […]

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Speed is what won the Canadian’s the Gold Medal

I think pretty well everyone watched the Gold Medal game between Canada and Russia. Both teams were extremely FAST!!! Watching Domi and MacDavid fly around the ice was fun to see. The biggest thing I noticed was the ACCELERATION of both teams. ACCELERATION is how fast you can get going from a standstill. When I […]

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Time to Train for Play-offs

As mentioned in numerous posts, you need to be training during the season. The most important time of year is coming-the play-offs and how you perform during this time really gives you a reputation of being a big time performer or a player who doesn’t perform during the playoffs. The Hockey Speed and Power manual […]

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Why Train Off-Ice During the Season?

I get asked this question many times. Most parents/players think if they train during the summer it is enough. TOTALLY WRONG!! NHL players, with all their games and traveling, train at least 2 times per week-although shorter in duration and not quite as intensely as the off-season. The reason is, is to make sure all […]

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Columbia University Study Proves Light weight Training Safe and Effective for Young Athletes

There have been many studies done on the safety and effectiveness of light weight training, as well as speed, agility and body weight exercises. The prestigious Columbia University recently released findings over a 4 year experiment. I could go in to great details regarding the study but the results were “that when proper form and […]

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Time to get FAST for your Christmas tournament and Playoffs

Many players do some non-hockey specific training in the summer and think that is enough. Not even close!!! You need to be following a professionally designed , hockey specific workout plan all year. The off-season workouts are longer and intense while the in-season are shorter in duration with similar intensity. Hockey training is very complex […]

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Testimonial AA player called up to AAA and dominating!!!

“Hi Kevin”. I wanted to let you know Paul was called up to the AAA Bantams and is dominating.  He is so confident-especially in his skating, from doing your manual he is like a totally different player.  I never thought training in and off-season would help Paul to skate like he is now.  He is […]

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