For one of my classes, I had to write a piece on the biomechanics and physiological requirements for an effective skating stride. It is full of technical jargon, but if you’re interested in what I think about the skating stride, give it a read! Post any questions for clarification in the comments section.
What does research have to say about physical fitness and on-ice performance in hockey?
As a parent, is there a way you can produce better outcomes for your child in hockey simply by talking with your coach? There are a few strategies that could lead to more enjoyment, improvement, and overall better outcomes for your young hockey player. Here they are:
While moving back to Vancouver from Victoria for my third year at UBC, I came across some notes I had scribbled on some post-it pads. I liked some of the wisdom scribbled on them, so figured I would write a blog article with the notes I had scribbled and what implications this may have to your athletic career. Also, with school around the corner, setting up some good habits is always a good use of your Tenergy.
The quote “I skate to where the puck is going, not to where it is” (or whatever) by Wayne Gretzky is a classic. It exemplifies what makes players successful in the game of hockey. However, oftentimes, many players are told to anticipate, but are not taught how. This article will cover how coaches can improve how they teach players and how players can teach themselves to become better at anticipating.