Young hockey players who want to get to the next level understand that there’s a lot more to it than having fun on the ice.
The ‘How To’ to better development of a hockey player can be very complicated. There are so many off ice hockey instructions and exercises out there we wonder who to believe.
When I am speaking to young hockey players I always suggest keeping things to the basic movements in hockey which include certain muscle groups. You can’t go wrong with these:
The muscle groups I am speaking of are, stomach (core), quads (major muscle in the leg) and your hamstrings. Of course there are minor muscles that are used as well which is explained in each of these exercises and drills.