Total Hockey Training
BookAchieve the best physical condition year-round with Total Hockey Training and be ready to dominate on the ice.
In Total Hockey Training, longtime NHL strength and conditioning coach Sean Skahan brings you the exercises and drills that have been used in conditioning some of the greatest players in the world. Whether you’re just entering the off-season or chasing playoff contention, this resource has you covered with season-specific programming that will help you take your game to new heights. With ready-to-use programs for all player positions and various levels of play, you have everything you’ll need to train year-round. As you progress, you’ll have access to personal assessment programs that will help you determine your strengths and weaknesses so that you can modify programs to fit your individual needs.
Physical conditioning for hockey is a year-round requirement if you want to outperform your competition. With Total Hockey Training, you have the tools you need to elevate your game and perform at your peak.
A training guide for hockey players, coaches, and strength coaches at the junior high, high school, club, college, and minor league levels.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Chapter 1 Seasonal Scheduling and Logistics
Chapter 2 Testing, Evaluating, and Tracking Progress
Chapter 3 Position-Specific Training
Chapter 4 Pretraining
Chapter 5 Core Strength
Chapter 6 Strength and Power
Chapter 7 Speed and Agility
Chapter 8 Flexibility
Chapter 9 Conditioning Drills
Chapter 10 Off-Season Workouts
Chapter 11 Preseason Workouts
Chapter 12 In-Season Workouts
“I was very fortunate to work with Sean while I played with the Ducks. He helped me to perform at my best and stay healthy. Sean has a great understanding of what it takes physically to compete in the NHL.”
Scott Niedermayer-- Former NHL Defenseman Anaheim Ducks and New Jersey Devils
“Sean Skahan is one of the top strength and conditioning coaches in the hockey world. His wealth of experience at the collegiate and professional levels will help all players achieve their goals.”
Michael Boyle-- Founder, Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, Former Strength and Conditioning Coach, Boston University and Boston Bruins
“In Total Hockey Training, Sean Skahan draws from his extensive experience as a strength and conditioning coach at both the collegiate and professional levels to provide coaches and players with proven year-round physical training regimens that enhance on-ice performance and reduce injuries.”
Bruce Boudreau-- Head Coach, Minnesota Wild