Off-Ice Stickhandling Training One of the biggest ways to develop our skills when it comes to stickhandling, is doing off-ice stickhandling drills. Players who have the ability to make difficult moves look easy, has a lot to do with the time they put into working on off-ice training. With great products being offered today, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With the Vancouver Canucks on a recent slide, it seems easy to pick apart certain players and what they are, or are not contributing to the team. Although when players are getting picked apart, I’m not sure if the one you want picking you apart, is your own coach. John Tortorella’s recent comments about moving […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Slide Board Hockey Training If you are looking for a great way to build endurance, power and speed than a slide board could be a great option for you to help aid your training. A slide board gives you a total body workout that not only focuses on your legs but your overall body movement. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Becoming a high performance athlete does not happen overnight. To be an elite athlete, one needs to understand nutrition and how to take care of his or her body. Understanding where energy comes from is essential if you want to perform at your best. All of the energy your body needs comes from three different […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
For any of you that were able to follow Evgeni Malkin in the month of November, you witnessed something special. Not since Wayne Gretzky in 1996 with the LA Kings, has any NHL player managed to wrap up that many points in a single calendar month. And some would be surprised that the majority of Malkin’s points have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Until recently, my thoughts about Alex Ovechkin have not been to good to be honest. Of course I knew he was a great player, obviously from his MVP awards and scoring titles, but not until I watched him play against my Maple Leafs the other night, did I see how effective he is as a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Three Keys to the Playoff Run RyanFairbarn.com-2/16/2012 Twitter @RyanFairbarn There are many things you have to consider when getting properly prepared for the playoff run in the sport of hockey. It is why you have worked so hard throughout the year, for that chance to chase down a championship. Many players have different methods of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Spot RyanFairbarn.com-4/03/2012 Twitter @RyanFairbarn In hockey there are a select group of players that are able to combine skill, accuracy, patience and hockey sense in order to create and find that perfect scoring opportunity. But what if I told you that there is one Spot that can find the back of the net on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Deciding on an Agent or No Agent RyanFairbarn.com-3/01/2012 Twitter @RyanFairbarn The discussion on whether to have an agent or not to have an agent is a topic that a lot of hockey players decide on as their careers progress and opportunities come about. It is a topic that is very talked about throughout the hockey […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can you deal with Riding the Pines RyanFairbarn.com-3/01/2012 Twitter @RyanFairbarn For every player it is something you do not want to do. Watching your team from the bench, play every game, knowing that the possibility of you being on the ice or not being on this ice could change the way the outcome of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.