With NHL training camps opening last Thursday, naturally the media set out to find a story with the Leafs – why not pick on the best performing player Phil Kessel? When Phil said, ‘I skated 10 times maybe all summer’, Leaf Nation gasped. I’m not gonna lie – I gasped a little bit too. […]
Remember last week I posted a video with some new High Intensity Interval Training combinations that you could try to improve your hockey speed and stamina on the ice. Well, this weekend I was looking through research articles online (WOW, I wish we had that when I was in Grad School – the money I […]
Another awesome guest post from Coach Tyler today. I love the idea of individual practice within a team practice. Check out this simple strategy that will boost your speed. Hockey Speed Strategies With most of your seasons well under way, I thought now would be a great time to post some tips on hockey speed training […]
Today I want to share with you an exercise that I use on the ice and off the ice to help hockey players explode off their change of direction. I think there are many players out there who waste the first step of their cross over start and this drill will hopefully teach you not to do that and as a result, instantly put you half a step ahead of the competition.
Are you making the most of your off ice training? See the mystery ingredients that every hockey player should include in their off ice training.