Monthly Archives: October 2015

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 […]

Better Agility with Strength Training

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This is the time of year where we will start to get busy. The fall sports are coming to an end this week which means a lot of our soccer players will be back in the fold. We will also have a lot of athletes in to get ready for the spring┬ásport season. The combination […]

5 Tips for Selling Sports Performance Programs

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A little while back I decided to try something a little bit different. Every day I am asking our athletes and adults to get out of their comfort zone to do things that may not be great at or at least inexperienced with. Nearly 7 months ago my business partner and I took over ownership […]

Where does Cardio fit in Fat Loss?

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Today I am taking a step away from focusing on athletes to get a little bit more general. It is getting close to the holiday season. This is where most people go one of two ways: abandon all hopes of working out or ramping up the efforts to counteract what is going to happen. A […]

How to Make Better Athletes

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We train a lot of athletes throughout the year. There seems to be some characteristics of these athletes that are starting to become more and more apparent. When I was growing up, sports were a lot different. Typically, athletes would play for the town or for a church. They would run this course until high […]

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 […]

How to Prepare for the Sport Season

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Getting an athlete ready for their sport is a long term process. Right now, winter sports are about 2 months from beginning. This is the time when a lot of athletes are playing for a team that will end before the high school season in the hopes of being ready. Too often parents or athletes […]