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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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CONFIDENCE IS HUGE FOR A HOCKEY PLAYER

When I was playing hockey, whether it be in minor hockey, the OHL, NHL or Europe the one thing that I always had a ton of when I was playing well is CONFIDENCE!  The best way to be confident on the ice is to know you prepared as well as possible off the ice.  Knowing […]

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Get Your Manual and Do On and Off-Ice Training with Kevin Miehm-email kevinmiehm@rogers.com

I constantly write about the extreme importance of off-ice training year round for young aspiring players.  Now you can have the best of both.  I am offering on and off-ice speed , puck handling, shooting, acceleration and offensive creativity sessions.  As a 15 year former NHL and European Elite League Player and OHL All Star […]

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