Category Archives for "Hockey Skaters"

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. […]

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 […]

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… […]