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Increase Skating Speed With the Foot Stomp Drill

A common inefficiency seen in many hockey players is what is known as the "heel kick", where the skate rises behind the player when recovering the...

Perfect Your Glide Phase to Skate Faster

For the first instalment of our drills focused on developing linear forward stride technique, the "One Foot Push, One Foot Glide" Drill is used to...

Improve Skating Acceleration With This Simple Drill

Credit for this exercise goes to our mentor, Peter Twist of Twist Sport Conditioning, former NHL Strength and Conditioning Coach. The Athletic Ready...

5 Badass Performances by Athletes Playing Through Significant Injury

Playing through injuries in sports is almost like a right of passage. It isn't exactly smart or safe, but it's one reason why we now know more abo...

Powerskating Playbook: Improve Your Skating Stance for Faster Acceleration on the Ice

Credit for this exercise goes to our mentor, Peter Twist of Twist Sport Conditioning, former NHL Strength and Conditioning Coach. The Athletic Ready...

Powerskating Playbook: How to Develop Your Outside Edge Technique

Utilizing the outside edge is one of the most underappreciated and overlooked aspects of technical skating development for hockey. A skater's ability to...

Powerskating Playbook with Apex Skating: Learn a Proper Knee Bend to Skate Faster

Developing a strong knee bend is crucial to becoming a game­changing skater. Not only does it assist in maintaining optimal posture for injury...

WATCH: Vladimir Putin Has His Way With a Russian Pro Hockey Team

  Russian President Vladimir Putin isn't just a dominant political figure. He's also a leader on the ice. This week in Sochi, site of the 2014...

8 Keys to a Successful Fencing Training Program

Fencing Training: A Balancing Act As a strength coach, we are taught to perform a needs analysis on the athlete and their sport before individualizing a...

The 5 Best Core Exercises for Hockey Players

Good core training is important for hockey players that want to skate fast and reduce back pain. The only problem is that too many hockey players are...

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