Hey Everyone, here is an update of the newest content we added
last week on HockeyStrengthandConditioning.com.
“Goaltender Development”- Devan McConnell
Off-ice training is crucial towards goaltender development. In
today’s game goaltenders must be the most athletic players on the
ice. A good training program will build the fundamentals of that
athleticism and provide the transfer of the highly specialized
skills necessary to be a successful goaltender.
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“Scouting The NHL Scouting Combine” -Sean Skahan
Anaheim Ducks Strength Coach Sean Skahan takes a look at the
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“Share the Load: Two Ways to Improve Thoracic Spine Mobility in
Hockey Players”- Maria Mountain
Although we typically think of the spine as three divisions —
lumbar (lower back), thoracic (mid back) and cervical (neck)
spine, functionally it may be helpful to consider the entire
spine as a series of individual segments. . . .
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Video of The Week- “Off-Season Med Ball Power Exercises”
It’s not the Off-Season yet for Sharks’ Strength Coach Mike
Potenza but he gives us a video on some great med ball variations.
Program: “Pre-Off-Season Hockey Training Program (2x/week)”
This is a sample program we use at Endeavor Sports Performance
with our hockey players that finished their youth, prep, junior
seasons around March. Check it out at:
Also, a great discussion on the forum about “The Off-Season to
Preseason Transition”- check it out at:
Thanks again. If you have any questions, let us know.
Sean, Kevin, Mike and Michael