Apr 262010

Hey Everyone,

Hope you are doing well. Here is a recap of the articles, videos

and programs this week on HockeyStrengthandConditioning.com:

Restoring Proper Hip Function: Part 2- from Kevin Neeld.

“Part 1 of this series addressed restoring adequate

range-of-motion in the hips and teaching the athlete to

dissociate between hip and lumbar spine movement. I’ll spare you

another article introduction and jump right into the nuts and

bolts of PART 2: Developing appropriate progressions for

improving hip flexion and adduction movement patterns.”

Read more at:


Video of the Week- Using The Core X System- Sean Skahan.

“One piece of equipment that we are currently using with our

athletes is the Core X system. This was developed by Physical

Therapist, Alex McKechnie. Alex is known for the work that he

does in rehabilitation with athletes in sports such as Hockey,

Basketball, and Soccer for groin, hip, and abdominal injuries.”

Watch the video at:


Coach Boyle’s Off Season Program for the Boston Bruins from 1998!

Check it out at


How Goalies Can Defy Gravity and Drop into the Butterfly Faster-

Maria Mountain

“I get great questions about off-ice training for goalies all the

time – hockey goalies really think about the demands of their

position and are always looking for ways to improve. This goalie

was looking for a way to drop into his butterfly faster.”

Check it out at:


Another great week on the site. Thanks to everyone who has been

active on the forum as well!

Michael, Sean, Kevin and Mike

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