Monthly Archives: August 2015

Your 1 Mile Time Means Nothing

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Brutal post title, huh? Maybe a little extreme but let’s get right into this. This is the time of year where we give our athletes back to their sport coaches for fall sports. We work with a ton of soccer and football players. Some of our athletes have been training since last Thanksgiving in the […]

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 […]

The Difference between Combine Prep and Training for Sport

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This is the time of the year where a lot of athletes are heading off to camp and getting ready to start their seasons. Many have worked insanely hard all summer to be ready. Once camp starts just about every athlete gets crushed anyway. Those that properly prepared just do not take as much of […]

How to Develop Power, Beyond Jumping

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Last week I wrote a post about different types of jump training. The point of that article was to talk a little bit about how to change conditions to change the focus of the jump. Most jumps are used for developing power and explosiveness but they do not have to be the only option. Jumping […]

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 […]

3 Types of Jump Training

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We want athletes to be explosive. Good athletes can put a lot of force into the ground and use that as a springboard to success. Athletes that have a good first step, jump high, or get in and out of turns well are all usually considered powerful. When we are talking about explosive athletes, we […]

Core Training for Hockey Players

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I could sit here and it would probably take me all day to list out the unique demands that hockey places on the body. It is just a different sport in terms of the way that it is played and the movements in the game. There are a ton of people in the world that […]