Off-Ice Hockey Training

Coaches' Corner, Nutrition, Off-ice Training, Speed, Strength, Useful Products
Well... It's that time of year again! Hockey season is winding down, and it's time to start strategizing your off-season. The off-season can be a time to make HUGE gains with respect to your Speed, Strength, and Size! So, to kick it all off, I've put together a 3-part mini-series on off-ice training for hockey. You can check it out here: http://hockeydevelopmentsystems.com/ I look at the off-season as a chance to put some distance between me and my competition. A chance to pick up an advantage, or to gain an edge over my opponent, or in some cases, a teammate with whom I might be competing for a top spot! I'm sure you're going to enjoy the videos - I've had a blast putting them all together for you! Here's…
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4-Pass Hockey Warm-Up Drill

4-Pass Hockey Warm-Up Drill

Coaches' Corner, Hockey Drills, Passing & Timing, Useful Products, Warm-Up
4-Pass Hockey Warm-up Drill Here's a fast-paced warm-up drill that incorporates skating, passing, and shooting. Plus it works multiple angles for the goalies. As always, here's the diagram and explanation: 4-Pass Warm-Up 1. 4 lines on the goal line with pucks. 2. Line 1 skates up to blue line, turns toward line 3 and receives a pass from line 3, then turns up ice and attacks 1 on 0 3. Line 2 receives from line 4, line 3 from line 1, and line 4 from line 2 Enjoy!!! USE THIS DRILL IN YOUR OWN PRACTICE PLAN:
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Nutrition, Off-ice Training, Speed, Strength
State-of-the-Art Hockey Workout Program @ http://hockeydevelopmentsystems.com Hockey is one of the few sports where players do little to no off-ice training, outside of what's mandated by their respective teams... This leave a HUGE opportunity to gain an advantage over your opponent by participating in a structured hockey workout program. So... what makes for a good hockey workout program? Make sure your off-ice hockey training considers the following areas, and incorporates the correct exercises to train them properly: 1. Which energy systems are used in hockey? 2. Which muscle groups are used in hockey? 3. What key athletic movements are most important for hockey? We have put together an off-ice summer training camp that is 100% hockey specific. As far as I know, it's the first of its kind. It will…
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Off-ice Hockey Agility Drill

Off-ice Training, Speed
The Dot Drill is One of my Staple Off-Ice Agility Drills The Dot Drill is one of the most effective off-ice hockey agility drills I’ve ever seen. This drill is easy and inexpensive to set up, and only takes about a minute of the athlete’s time each day – so there are no excuses not to do it! Remember, the dots should be placed in a 2′ x 3′ rectangle, with one dot in the middle. Each dot should be about 5″ in diameter. You can spray paint the dots onto your garage or basement floor, or onto an old piece of carpet. You could also use something less permanent such as sidewalk chalk or tape. I prefer the rubber dot drill mats because they have better grip and are…
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