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Equipment

2015

Hockey Stick Length Explained – Why I carry a hacksaw to lessons

By Coach Peter Russo Those that know me know I am pretty adamant about players (especially young players) using the proper length stick. At the end of the season at Brooks School (where I coach) the boys bought me a…

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2014

Watch These Body-Weight Warriors Take Flight

Their strength is forged on the street and tested in competition. Are you ready to be transformed? By Michael Joseph Gross, Photographs by Gijs Van Der Most       Hannibal Lanham reshaped himself, and then he reshaped the fitness…

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2014

Win A New Pair of Skates

We have launched a new contest to help spread the reach of our newsletter, that receives dozens of excellent comments every week, regarding the collection of hockey-related articles that  we assemble. The prize is a pair of new CCM Tacks…

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2014

Our New Contest

  We have launched a new contest to help spread the reach of our newsletter, that receives dozens of excellent comments every week, regarding the collection of hockey-related articles that  we assemble. The prize is a pair of new CCM…

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2014

Training gurus show how to get ready away from the rink

By Phil Shore       During the hockey season, a player has a team and a coach who schedules practices, which are specific times for that coach to teach and help develop the player to get better. But when the…

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2014

Improve Speed With This Exercise

  To improve speed over the off-season, adding strength and power to your frame is critical.  Exercise selection is important in this aspect because players first need to choose exercises that they can perform with sound form.  Secondly, players need to…

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2014

Why You Need A Hockey Butt

 Star Factory Fitness Just to be clear right off the hop, just because you play hockey doesn’t mean you have hockey butt. This is a physical quality that the majority of the elite players possess and it gives these players…

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2014

4 Tips For In-Season Training Success In Hockey

by Conor Doherty In hockey, it has always been accepted amongst strength and conditioning specialists as well as the players themselves that the off-season was the only time to really improve your strength and athleticism. The in-season was and still…

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2014

Stick Figures

By Jesse Connolly   As the tool of the trade, it’s hardly surprising that hockey players are obsessive when it comes to their sticks. No matter what position you play, everything has to be just right: the lie, the curve,…

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