Swing Regroup: FAQ

Coaches' Corner, Neutral Zone, Neutral Zone Tactics, Philosophy, Team Skills, Team Systems
Some Frequently Asked Questions on the Swing Regroup In our Coaches' Training Course we outline the fundamentals of the Swing Regroup, which is one of my favorite regroup set-ups. Over the past few weeks, I've received a number of emails with questions on the Swing Regroup. So I figured it was time to put together an FAQ video. The problem many coaches were having, was differentiating between the "textbook version" and the "read and react version." In other words... in a perfect world, we draw up the play, and the players perform it exactly as diagrammed, AKA textbook execution. However, in the actual game, sometimes it happens as planned, but many times it doesn't. In these cases there's a degree of improvisation that needs to be accounted for... this is…
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Hang Clean for Hockey

Off-ice Training, Speed, Strength
Hang Clean for Hockey The Hang Clean is one of the most effective exercises for increasing hockey speed, strength, coordination, and general athleticism. Because it is so effective, we include it as one of our "core" lifts in the S3 Formula (by core I mean "main" or "staple" lifts, not the core muscles of the mid-section). Technique is extremely important with the Hang Clean. So, start light enough that you can control the weight and develop your technique before moving on to heavier weights. Including this lift in your off ice training program will help make you a stronger, faster player come fall! Good luck! Jeremy
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