Posts Categorized: Hockey Training

5 Lower Body Exercises to Improve Speed for Hockey

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It is almost time to shift our focus into hockey training. This summer was really busy for us at Evolution. We had a ton of soccer, football, basketball, baseball, and hockey. Now, fall sports are in and hockey players are starting to really buckle down for their training. Most athletes are starting to figure out […]

The 5 Best Core Exercises for Hockey Players

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The hockey off season is finally here for most high school players. The playoffs may have ended in mid March, but hockey doesn’t really stop until sometime in April. With the amount of club/select teams there is always some kind of extra tournaments for them to play in. Now that hockey players are starting to […]

Conditioning Hockey Players without Running

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High school hockey players have about a month to be ready for tryouts. The Monday after Thanksgiving is the day. No matter how much we seemed to practice or play for other teams leading up to the high school season, that first practice was always awful. This is especially true for those that do not […]

4 Training Tips to Skate Faster

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There is a link between on and off ice training for hockey players. Too often, athletes are usually all the way to the on ice side. This can become problematic. When we look at skating and what makes skaters fast there are certain qualities we want. Good knee bend Ability to flex at the hip […]

3 (More) Hockey Training Myths

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We just did the first half of our preseason testing with the Stonehill hockey guys and most athletes are in full swing. This is a fun time of year because the hockey players are in to train while the soccer and football crew is out and playing. Without further delay here are 3 more hockey […]

3 Hockey Training Myths about Squatting

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Not too long ago I wrote a post outlining some myths about training for hockey players. I spend a lot of time trying to break some of these ideas and whether the kids like it or not it is usually for their best interest. Without further ago here are 3 more ideas that hockey players […]

3 Hockey Training Myths

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I really enjoy training hockey players. I played hockey growing up and that gives me a little bit of an idea of the demands of the game. I also train hockey players so that they do not have to worry about being slow and injured like I was at the end of my tenure. These […]