3 Healthy Habits to Improve Your Performance

3 Healthy Habits to Improve Your Performance

As athletes, everyone has habits in their daily schedules that they have developed over years of experience in sports. However, the big determining factor is whether these habits are benefiting you as an athlete or not. Here are 3 healthy habits that are guaranteed to...
Performance testing: Why the vertical jump?

Performance testing: Why the vertical jump?

One of the most important pieces of athletic development is tracking how the athlete gets better or what they are improving on. Without that data, we can only guess and say they are getting better. When we have baseline measurement of an athlete and can monitor their...
Post Season Rest and Recovery in Hockey

Post Season Rest and Recovery in Hockey

As many junior, college, and youth hockey seasons come to an end, it’s time to step back and take a look at the year, recover from the harsh demands both physically and mentally, and set goals for the coming off-season. Hopefully, you are playing in the USA Hockey...
Groin Injuries

Groin Injuries

What is a groin strain? A groin strain, or adductor strain, is an injury to one of the muscles on the inner thigh (adductor longus, brevis, and magnus; gracilis; and pectineus). Their primary function is to bring the leg back towards the middle of the body, or adduct...