52 Week Hockey Training by Don MacAdam

52 Week Hockey Training by Don MacAdam

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This guide presents a year-round physical conditioning plan developed specifically for ice hockey. It teaches the essential components of fitness as they relate to improved ice hockey performance. It divides the calendar into: pre-season; in-season; post-season; and off-season.

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Anyone can play ice hockey by learning to perform the skills of the game...but you can only play at your peak performance if you get in shape. If you want the power to move quickly and the stamina for sustained hard skating, you must condition the muscles and cardiovascular system to build strength, power, and endurance. This book takes you to that peak level with a year-round physical conditioning plan specifically for hockey."52-Week Hockey Training" is a day-by-day conditioning program that will get your team in shape for more powerful skating and shooting. It's a complete schedule for hockey fitness. The book is coauthored by an exercise physiologist and a former professional ice hockey player with more than 25 years of coaching experience--including stints with the Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers, and Ottawa Senators organizations. "52-Week Hockey Training" teaches the essential components of fitness as they relate to improved hockey performance. The "52-Week Hockey Training" program is incredibly easy to implement. It gives you detailed workouts with specific exercises and drills, and it tells you exactly when to perform them. The book divides the calendar into four primary phases of training: - Preseason- In-season- Postseason- Off-seasonEach season reflects a change in priorities as the hockey year progresses. The easy-to-follow layout clearly presents the goals and emphases for each season, and it outlines daily on-ice and off-ice conditioning workouts for every season. The book explains how to perform all of the drills and exercises included in the workouts, with detailed descriptions and 160 photos and illustrations to show the proper form and technique. You'll find drills and exercises designed to improve flexibility, muscle strength and endurance, aerobic endurance, speed, and power and quickness. An exercise directory at the back of the book makes it easy to find any of the exercises used in the book. The book includes alternate exercises that you can use to add variety to your program, to work on specific weaknesses, to work out when ice is not available, or to take advantage of special equipment. It also lays out specific conditioning goals for players by position.The "52-Week Hockey Training" program has everything that high-performance athletes need to get in shape--and stay in shape--for top-level hockey. It's an all-in-one, ready-to-go, full-season training guide to get your players in peak form for the competitive season.

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SKU GOR003884483
Title 52 Week Hockey Training
Author By (author) Don MacAdam
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Human Kinetics Publishers
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 200
ISBN 10 0736042040
ISBN 13 9780736042048
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Anyone can play ice hockey by learning to perform the skills of the game...but you can only play at your peak performance if you get in shape. If you want the power to move quickly and the stamina for sustained hard skating, you must condition the muscles and cardiovascular system to build strength, power, and endurance. This book takes you to that peak level with a year-round physical conditioning plan specifically for hockey."52-Week Hockey Training" is a day-by-day conditioning program that will get your team in shape for more powerful skating and shooting. It's a complete schedule for hockey fitness. The book is coauthored by an exercise physiologist and a former professional ice hockey player with more than 25 years of coaching experience--including stints with the Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers, and Ottawa Senators organizations. "52-Week Hockey Training" teaches the essential components of fitness as they relate to improved hockey performance. The "52-Week Hockey Training" program is incredibly easy to implement. It gives you detailed workouts with specific exercises and drills, and it tells you exactly when to perform them. The book divides the calendar into four primary phases of training: - Preseason- In-season- Postseason- Off-seasonEach season reflects a change in priorities as the hockey year progresses. The easy-to-follow layout clearly presents the goals and emphases for each season, and it outlines daily on-ice and off-ice conditioning workouts for every season. The book explains how to perform all of the drills and exercises included in the workouts, with detailed descriptions and 160 photos and illustrations to show the proper form and technique. You'll find drills and exercises designed to improve flexibility, muscle strength and endurance, aerobic endurance, speed, and power and quickness. An exercise directory at the back of the book makes it easy to find any of the exercises used in the book. The book includes alternate exercises that you can use to add variety to your program, to work on specific weaknesses, to work out when ice is not available, or to take advantage of special equipment. It also lays out specific conditioning goals for players by position.The "52-Week Hockey Training" program has everything that high-performance athletes need to get in shape--and stay in shape--for top-level hockey. It's an all-in-one, ready-to-go, full-season training guide to get your players in peak form for the competitive season.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003884483
Title 52 Week Hockey Training
Author By (author) Don MacAdam
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Human Kinetics Publishers
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 200
ISBN 10 0736042040
ISBN 13 9780736042048
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.