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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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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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Who Is the World’s Best Player?

I have mentioned before I was fortunate enough to have Sidney Crosby train with me 2 years ago.  His feelings about my training “Kevin showed me things that really improved my quickness and explosiveness as well as tons of great core training exercises.  The sooner you can start training the Hockey Speed and Power way […]

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My biggest wish-I had a great training plan to follow growing up

I look back at my hockey career and I think(know), the thing that would have made the biggest difference was having a training manual like Hockey Speed and Power.  I can’t complain as I played in the NHL(I had great vision and hands) but if I would have had explosive leg power my chances of […]

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Season is here-Make sure you are doing your in-season training

First off-thank you for all the testimonials regarding amazing fitness test results and more importantly huge increases in speed, power, agility and shot velocity on the ice.  Now that the season is starting many players totally forget to do in-season training.  It is every bit as important as off-season training and that is why it […]

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