Tag Archives | skating speed

Speed, Acceleration, Strength can be improved DRAMATICALLY from a YOUNG age!!!!

I have written a few times before about how I trained Matt Duchene from the time he was 9. Matt was a good young player but not a superstar. What turned him in to one was training properly from a very young age. We worked on his speed and acceleration and fast twitch fibers with […]

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Time to build that EXPLOSIVE ACCELERATION and CORE STRENGTH

As we head towards May it s essential for all young, aspiring hockey players to really work on their off-ice strength, power, core strength and anaerobic and aerobic conditioning. It takes a good 4 months to really maximize your results from a training program so don’t wait until to June or July-get started NOW. I […]

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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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