Here’s What Your Heart Rate Actually Does On The Ice

I was sifting through my notes from the NSCA Hockey Strength & Conditioning Clinic last month in Colorado Springs, CO and I wanted to share this data that Justin Roethlingshoefer (yeah that’s a mouthful) shared. You may not have heard of him. Have you heard of the NCAA Div 1 University of Miami Ohio hockey […]

Specific Drill So You Can Stay Low And Dominate Your Crease Movements

Do you ever look for it?  I do every time I watch a game.  It usually starts to appear about 10-minutes into the second period.  Then I know a team is in trouble. What is this sign that puts a team at risk?  The sign that coaches and shooters see?  The sign that is right […]

This tool improves your agility and hand-eye coordination

It certainly won’t be the first time I made myself look foolish in the name of making you a better goalie. And I’m okay with it 🙂 I love this tool because it is a great way for you to do read and react agility training (so that is agility training that is unpredictable, just […]

Two More “Essential 8” Exercises For Hockey Goalies

goalie specific

This one simple post can have a huge impact on your success next season. You see, like the image above shows, the majority of your fellow goalies are still in the gym doing unproductive (potentially harmful) exercises like Leg Press, Back Squats, Knee Extensions, Hamstring Curls, Calf Raises, Groin Machine… you get the idea. They […]

1 of 8 Essential Exercises For Every Goalie

off ice goalie training

You will not be surprised that three of the Essential 8 For Goalies are related to hip mobility.  Not only is mobility (which is flexibility + control) a key ingredient to success on the ice, developing the right type of mobility is also a must for long term hip health. Today I am sharing one […]

What they said about hockey players

Just on the flight back to Toronto and then in to London from Denver after the NSCA Training For Hockey Clinic in Colorado Springs and I am pumped!! Not only was I pleased with how my lecture and practical session on off-ice training for goalies went.  I will admit to you – don’t tell okay? […]

How to transfer your agility onto the ice

Speed is great. Reactive speed is a game changer and it is what will make you stand out on the ice whether you are a skater or a goalie.  This is a progression of the off-ice hockey drill I showed you last week. Part Two: Reactive Lateral Speed For Hockey Training If you missed the […]

Only if you want more lateral agility

Quick Lateral Power Agility Drill For Goalies For those of you who have attended the UGT Live or trained with me at RevCon, you know there is an awesome park right across the road.  We get our HockeyStrong group out there as much as possible during the summer for their off-ice speed and agility training. […]

They HATE It…Hips, Shoulders, Core

I am sorry… no idea how we have been together all these years and I don’t see where I have shared this one with you before.  I can’t believe it is true since this is one of my go to exercises for off-ice hockey training. Again, all I can say is sorry. Here is how […]

Olympic Power For Hockey Goalies And Skaters #Rio2016

Well – – you might not be ready to take on the Olympic weightlifting in Rio this summer – that would be a pretty quick progression I guess, but you can get some of the power that those guys and gals have by adding this EOTW to the power phase of your off-season hockey training program. […]

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