Stabilize And Mobilize Your Hip (warning hip cramping likely ;))

Sorry in advance – you will very likely get a hip cramp and that is okay – it just means that you are trying to use a synergistic muscle rather than the prime mover.  So what you are feeling could very well be your TFL getting tied into a knot. If (when) that cramp sets […]

EOTW: Knee Recovery Angle Push For Hockey Goalie Agility

hockey goalie agility training

Quick one for you today – it is a nice goalie agility drill. I think sometimes we get tunnel vision with our agility training and work a bit too much in the frontal plane forgetting to work those angles from the post to the top of your crease and vice versa.  So this is a […]

Checklist For Off-Season Training Head Start

Checklist for a head start… I am not exaggerating when I say that May is critical for you.  If your hockey season starts in September then May should be the first month of your off-season.  If you are not yet 14/15 years old or if you just play hockey for fun, then don’t worry about […]

Another NEW Hip Mobility Exercise For Goalies

We have been using the 90/90 stretch for quite a few years haven’t we?  If you don’t know what the hip 90/90 is, then you are missing out on hip mobility.  Although I think it resonates more with goalies, it is a great one for skaters too, so make sure you check it out. Here […]

How To Gain Weight During The Hockey Off-Season

I know some of you rolled your eyes at this topic and thought “I wish!” But there are a bunch of you who are desperate to add mass.  You don’t want to walk into next season at 5’10 and 135lbs.  You are not sure how to make it happen when you are training 5 days […]

Working Hard vs Working Smart (you misunderstood)

Working smart can be hard… During the webinar this week we talked a lot about training smart vs just training hard.  Some of you got a little confused, you thought I meant that you didn’t have to work hard. That is NOT the case at all. You WILL have to work hard.  There will be […]

The Best Diet For You This Off-Season

I am trying to wrap up a few questions from the live Webinar I hosted yesterday for members of the Insider’s List.  We covered a lot of ground and I answered most of your off-season training questions, but there were a few we just didn’t have time to cover. There were a few nutrition questions… […]

The 2 Ways Off-Season Hockey Training Leads To Injury

You’ve made it this far, so please make sure you read the entire article and read it with an open mind, don’t just say to yourself, “I would never do that” and dismiss the message. So here they are the two ways off-season hockey training leads to injury… NUMBER ONE: You do too much too […]

Your Off-Season Training Plan Mapped Out

Okay, here it is, I am channeling my inner high school teacher, stepping up to the whiteboard and giving you a lesson in off-season training.  I am giving you the detail you need – I am sorry if it is confusing to some of you. There is a lot of thought and strategy that goes […]

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