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Hockey Speed and Power users dominate fitness test results

Every year I get feedback from parents and players that they dominate their team fitness test results. The reason-I played pro for almost 15 years and learned from the best trainers in the world. Not only does winning these fitness tests impress the coach-there is a huge carryover to on-ice speed and acceleration. Purchase your […]

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Hockey Specific Training is Extremely Important

In the Hockey Speed ad Power training manuals, I have included exercises that mimic the same motions of skating, shooting, hitting etc. They are full body athletic movements not machine movements that do very little to improve athleticism and speed. An example is a skating lunge with a twist. This is one of my favourite […]

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Speed, Agility and Quickness

I get asked all the time what separates AAA from AA players. For the most part it is being able to perform at top speed and more importantly-getting to top speed in 4-5 strides. If you watched the NHL finals, one of my former trainee’s, Brian Bickell, showed that when you train properly from a […]

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Get faster and more powerful during the season

As mentioned a few times before on the blog-many players train hard and get faster, more powerful and in great hockey condition. Then the season starts and all the training that has turned you in to a faster hockey player stops. DON’T make this mistake. Get your copy of Hockey Speed and Power now-it has […]

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Hockey Off Season Training

This is the time of year when hockey players can really concentrate on off ice training. Too many players want to keep playing 3 on 3 and 4 on 4 instead of working on their speed and power, core strength, first stride explosiveness. You can drastically improve your shot power and anaerobic/aerobic conditioning. The Hockey […]

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