Hockey Strength Podcast #55- The ABC’s of Athletic Development with Joe Sawicki

May 12, 2017

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast, we talk to Joe Sawicki, Director of Sports Medicine at Shattuck-St Mary's School in Fairbault, MN. We talk about the emphasis of the U14 training program at the school that saw helped to develop players like Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Towes, Jack Johnson, and Nathan MacKinnon.


Hockey Strength Podcast #54- Alphabet Soup with Denver Pioneers’ Matt Shaw

April 24, 2017

Matt Shaw, Director of Sports Performance for the newest NCAA Champs, the Denver Pioneers, joins us to talk about picking and choosing the most valuable aspects from a handful of training and assessment modalities (FRC, RPR, PRI, and FMS to name a few) prepared the Pioneers for a championship season. 


Hockey Strength Podcast #53- Hockey Butt and Core Training with Darryl Nelson

April 15, 2017

On this episode, the National Team Development Program's Darryl Nelson talks about the prototypical hockey build, why those features are advantageous, and misconceptions we have about core training.


Hockey Strength Podcast #52- Recovery and Regeneration for Hockey with Devan McConnell

March 31, 2017

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podacast, Director fo Performance at UMass Lowell, Devan McConnell discusses the different tools and techniques they use to help the players recover from specific training effects. Spoiler alert, it's not always a cold tub!


Hockey Strength Podcast #51- You’ve Got Data, Now What? with Steve McGregor

March 22, 2017

In this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast I speak with Great Lakes Clinic Presenter and Directer of the Performance Technology Lab at Eastern Michigan University, Dr. Steve McGregor. We talk about Dr McGregor's presentation for this year's Great Lakes Clinic, "You've Got Data, Now What?" We talk about gathering data, how to make training look like competition (and if that's important), and what Dr McGregor has learned from a year's worth of data from the NTDP.


Hockey Strength Podcast #50- Getting Handsy with Greg Roskovensky

March 15, 2017

On this episode of the podcast, we get started with the run-up to this year's Great Lakes Clinic by talking with Physical Therapist and Great Lakes presenter Greg Roskovensky about assessments and performance based strategies you can use to improve tightness, posture, and imbalances in your athletes.


Hockey Strength Podcast #49- 1080 Maps with Justin Roethlingshoefer

February 3, 2017

On today's episode, we speak to Miami University Hockey Strength Coach, Justin Roethlingshoefer about how he is using 1080 Maps to assess his players, the 1080 Sprint to test performance, and the value of the information he's getting from those tests.


Hockey Strength Podcast #48- Challenges at a Small School with Jon Williams

January 13, 2017

On today's episode, Jon Williams joins us from Endicott College to talk about the challenges of being at a small school, the differences between D1 and D3 programs, the benefits of a tight athletic community, and the role of a strength coach/ATC.


Hockey Strength Podcast #47- Reflexive Performance Resets with Cal Dietz

December 23, 2016

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast we spend time with University of Minnesota Head Olympic Strength Coach and pioneer of Triphasic Training, Cal Dietz. Cal has been teaching Reflexive Performance Reset clinics around the world and shares some pretty incredible stuff with us about what it can do.


Hockey Strength Podcast #46- Making an Impact, and Big News with Jim Kielbaso

December 7, 2016

On this episode of the Hockey Strength Podcast, we talk with the host of the Impact Show, Jim Kielbaso, about the effect a coach can have on the life of an athlete. We also get to help break some big news for Jim, so stick around til the end of the show!