There are a lot of ways to progress the Ring Row, one of which is to turn it into a Kettlebell (or played in this example) Off-Set Single Arm Row. More difficult because it is single armAn added rotational core componentMore upper back/posterior shoulder because of the added external load placed on the single arm. … Continue reading How Do You Progress a Ring Row?
Happy Monday and Happy Memorial Day! Like every other Monday, here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! 1. Want to get faster? One, get stronger so you can apply more force to the ground. Two, practice getting … Continue reading Monday Musings
Happy Sunday! Just like every other Sunday, we have another group of podcasts and articles to read and listen to that I have dived into. Like every other week, there was a ton of content out there both in written form and through podcasts. Enjoy! Articles Getting Your Hockey Legs Back by Anthony Donskov Progression … Continue reading S&C Week in Review: 5/24
If you are looking to improve power, throwing med balls, with intent and not just going through the motions, it huge. Simple coaching cues to improve intent. ➡️ Break the wall➡️ Break the ball➡️ Throw as far as you can➡️ Throw as hard as you can Or put them in positions where they HAVE to … Continue reading How To Get the Intent You Want Out of Med Ball Slams Without Even Coaching
Another month, another post full of random thoughts that have been going through my head. Hope it sparks a little thought in people and you enjoy! 1. The biggest KPI for any sport is health. 2. Two things that get overlooked with training: One, what was done yesterday? Two, what’s being done tomorrow. - Rachel … Continue reading Random Thoughts: June Edition
Happy Monday! Like every other Monday, here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! 1. If you are looking to develop a specific quality in the weight room (speed, power, strength, etc.), less is usually more. Quality > … Continue reading Monday Musings
Happy Sunday! Just like every other Sunday, we have another group of podcasts and articles to read and listen to that I have dived into. Like every other week, there was a ton of content out there both in written form and through podcasts. Enjoy! Articles Top 5 Glute Exercises for Sprinters by Chris Korfist … Continue reading S&C Week in Review: 5/17
Our standard 1-Leg Medial/Lateral Hurdle Hop Progression that we use, the same progression I was taught in my time at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. Just like our Hurdle Jump Progression, our goal is to simply learn how the jump and land in proper positions, and then progressing from simple to more complex by adding … Continue reading 1-Leg Medial/Lateral Hurdle Hop Progression
The last couple of years we’ve played around with some ‘overspeed’ training with med balls the last couple weeks of training heading into the late season/playoffs with both hockey 🏒 and volleyball 🏐 in hopes of “peaking” power. And thanks to Perform Better for making some med balls that stand up to a lot of … Continue reading Over-Speed Training with Med Balls
A couple weeks back someone reached out asking how we structure our warm up/activation work and more specifically what we do. For us it’s simple ➡️ we’ll perform some type of tissue quality work (foam roll, lax ball rolling) followed by some stretching and mobility. From there, we try to attack the hip/core in five … Continue reading How Do We Structure Our Daily Activation with Hockey?