Jumping in Various Planes

Athletes have to produce and absorb force in all angles, on both one and two legs, and their off-season training should prepare them to do so. Jump on two legs. Hop both linearly and laterally on one leg. Bound from leg to leg to get into the frontal plane. Progress from slow to fast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TBpB3bFPlY

Sled Crossover for Groin Health

Not only is the sled a great tool to develop speed (acceleration) but the sled crossover is one of our staple movements with hockey to improve groin health, strengthening/training the adductors of the under leg for the demands of a long hockey season in an extremely functional manner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XORMJeNAhJ0

It’s Sunday which means I review some of the podcasts I listened to and articles that I read throughout the last week. When it comes to the podcasts, there wasn't a ton of new information, but the podcast on sleep that Mike Robertson did was great. Lots of basic yet applicable information that anyone can … Continue reading