Featuring presentations from the top collegiate and private strength and conditioning coaches in the Great Lakes region
Join us for the Great Lakes Hockey Strength and Conditioning Clinic, brought to you by Advantage Strength & Conditioning and hockeystrengthandconditioning.com. The Great Lakes Hockey Strength and Conditioning Clinic is a 1-day event featuring presentations from the top collegiate and private hockey strength and conditioning coaches in the Great Lakes region. There will be 5 speakers presenting topics relevant to all hockey coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, hockey players and parents. The goal of this clinic is to improve knowledge of effective strength training and conditioning practices so players will have the best physical tools to compete on the ice.
The clinic will be held at Advantage Strength & Conditioning. Our address is: 2121 Oak Valley Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48103.
What to do, what not to do, and when to do it. Recovery and regeneration are a critical piece of the training puzzle. Without adequate and appropriate recovery from training stress, physical adaptation is limited. Coach McConnell will talk about how he integrates recovery methods and methodologies, and explains when it is appropriate and when it isn’t.
Leveraging technology to optimize performance and gain useful insight regarding on-ice performance in hockey.
The use of wearable sensors has literally exploded in elite sports in recent years. The application of this technology to ice-hockey presents both unique benefits and challenges compared to other sports. Dr. Stephen McGregor will discuss the use of wearable sensor based performance management systems and their specific application to ice-hockey. Insights gained from his work with the Adrian College Varsity, USA Hockey NTDP teams and USA Hockey Women’s national team will be presented to demonstrate both the potential advantages and pitfalls of such systems and their practical implementation.
Lunch is going to be served on-site and provided by TBD.
Darryl will discuss the function of the core and hip musculature, and the best methods and exercises to train for core strength and explosive power in a unique sport like hockey.
Greg’s presentation will outline common injuries seen in hockey and training. He will outline numerous assessments to each related injury and discuss different available modalities to improve each dysfunction. This presentation will allow course participants to add assessments with progressions so that athletes will be able to return to normal training and practicing quickly and safely.
Coach Brian will discuss the unique nutritional challenges of hockey players, including in-season and off-season needs. In addition to simple nutrition info, Brian will offer habits and strategies coaches can use to improve the nutrition practices of their players.
The Wolverine State Brewing Company is located at 2019 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Visit their website at http://www.wolverinebeer.com.
Wyndham Garden Inn, 2900 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor. For group rate of $139, reserve your room in the Great Lakes Clinic room block by April 8, 2017. Phone number: 734-665-4444.