The Pillars of On-Ice Success In Hockey

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3 Must Do’s For Hockey Prep

You owe it to yourself to really find out what your true potential is.  By acting on areas of your game that are under your control is probably the easiest way to fast track this potential. The top 3 controllable actions you can take right now to impact your play on the ice are Sleep, Diet, and Training. …

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7 Tips For Developing an Off Ice Hockey Training Program

Developing An Off Ice Hockey Training Program When it comes to off ice hockey training the first thing that comes to mind is usually improving ones strength, and well it should be. However in every well-rounded hockey training program there are many other key points. These also need to be considered in order to assure…

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Control The Controlables

It’s Thursday afternoon and I have a bit of down time at work, so I thought I would get this quick email out to you while I have the chance. Yesterday my oldest boy got dropped off at the gym after school, so he could start training again after an extended lay off.  I could…

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Your Doing Push-ups Wrong (HSPP5)

Here’s Power Play number 5 where I was able to find some great posts discussing The correct way to perform push-ups and a planks.  These happen to also be great exercises to help with hockey conditioning. There is also a post about 10 reasons why women should strength train.  Check them out and give the exercises…

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Top 5 Athletic Qualities To Train (HSPP4)

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In the forth edition of The Hockey Strong Power Play, I found an article about sagittal core work, thoughtful insight on how you might want your daughter or you for that matter thinking about working out, and also the Top 5 athletic qualities to train for every athlete.  Now time to dig in. Core Training In The Sagittal Plane I…

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5 Take Home Principles From My First Spring Hockey Team Experience

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Four Years Of Initiation Hockey After coaching my boys for their first 4 years of Initiation hockey I finally got the oportunity to help as assist coach for my oldest son’s 06 spring hockey team.  Again after 4 years of Initiation hockey I jumped at the chance.  Needless to say it was quite an eye…

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The Do’s and Don’t of College Hockey Recruiting, On Ice Quickness Through Off Ice Training, and In Season Training (HSPP3)

Here’s the third edition of The Hockey Strong Power Play.  You can check out the second edition here. The Power Play is a collection of articles from some of the industries best minds. Whether it comes to hockey training and sport conditioning, performance nutrition, or sports psychology, you will find it here.  I have scoured the web to…

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More Speed Training With Some Core Work Thrown In – (Hockey Strong Power Play 2)

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Here’s the second edition of The Hockey Strong Power Play.  You can check out the first edition of Hockey Strong Power Play here. The Hockey Strong Power Play is a collection of articles from some of the industries best minds when it comes to hockey training, sport conditioning, performance nutrition, sports psychology, and much more.  I have scoured…

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The Hockey Strong Power Play – (HSPP1)

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Welcome to the first ever edition of The Hockey Strong Power Play which is a collection of articles from some of the industries best minds when it comes to hockey training, sport conditioning, performance nutrition, sports psychology, and much more.  I have scoured the web to find you the most pertinent information, cutting edge secrets, and…

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