Archive for May, 2015

22
May

Strength training for junior hockey players

By Inside the D Hockey

When is the right time to incorporate strength training for the young field hockey player? Should they be using weights in their training or should a player and coach stay completely away from this area until the player is an young adult?

  There are many questions in this area on strength training in general, but not a lot of questions on strength training for young athletes.  Some aspects to consider with junior players and strength training: 1. Think Longer Term Adopt a long term approach rather than a quick fix. For example a 6 session program […]

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11
May

Insight interveiw with Hockeyroos coach Adam Commens

By Inside the D Hockey

We recently caught up with Hockeyroos coach Adam Commens whilst Adam was in Sydney for the Hockeyroos vs China test match series and sat down and discussed coaching and playing at a high level. Adam is both an accomplished player and coach. Some of Adam’s achievements as a player and coach are: 143 games for […]

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