How a Hockey Strength Training Program Can Improve Your Skills

Do you want to skate more powerfully and with explosive speed? Having a strong lower body is essential, along with great balance, of course. In fact, a lack of balance and strength is the No. 1 culprit limiting many players skating skill. The Hockey Conditioning Program at the Vail Vitality Center is designed for hockey players of all levels and abilities. Taught by trainer Brent Sands, a professional hockey player who played in five leagues over the course of his career, the program is ongoing and┬áprivate based on each individuals strengths and weaknesses. The stronger a person’s lower body, the more likely they are to execute the skills required for hockey. Weak muscles result in a higher skating profile, poor … Continue reading How a Hockey Strength Training Program Can Improve Your Skills