Hockey articles from the players who lived them and the stories they look to pass on.
Speed hurdles are a great way to add a speed dimension to your hockey training. Very easy to set up and use wherever you go, the speed hurdles will give you an extra edge when it comes to having quick feet on the ice. Working with your quick twitch muscles, the speed hurdles allow you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I was approached by a player who was interested in playing pro hockey. He said, “I want to play professional hockey, but don’t know if I’m getting noticed or how to even get a tryout”. When it comes to securing a tryout or getting noticed by professional, college or junior teams, you must be willing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The TRX Suspension trainer is a great addition to your training, for any athlete. This training tool uses your body weight to complete exercises that use all different parts of your body to create a full body workout. When using the TRX Suspension Trainer, you work out all parts of your body. There are exercises […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Slide Board Hockey Training If you are looking for a great way to build endurance, power and speed than a slide board could be a great option for you to help aid your training. A slide board gives you a total body workout that not only focuses on your legs but your overall body movement. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
When you look at how the Maple Leafs season has gone, you will look back at it and see where it went right or where all of the sudden, went wrong. Although the season is not yet over and the Leafs are on the brink of not getting into playoffs, the biggest question will be, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Resistance training is one of the most popular and most useful training tools you can use as an athlete. It helps you build speed, power and tone muscle to help develop your game. The Resistance training parachute has become a very popular training tool for hockey players and athletes, everywhere. While using the parachute, it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
RyanFairbarn.com Twitter @hockeyhands In hockey there are a select group of players that are able to combine skill, accuracy, patience and hockey sense in order to create and find that perfect scoring opportunity. But what if I told you that there is one Spot that can find the back of the net on most goalies […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
People wonder what makes the perfect human? Well if you were to ask his teammates, Nick Lidstrom would be “The Perfect Human”. His teammates gave him this nickname because Nick Lidstrom demonstrates everything it is to be a perfect human. From his demeanor off the ice, to his work ethic on the ice. From his […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After a day of player movements all over the NHL, a few teams ended up adding key pieces to which they hope to be, the playoff puzzle. The biggest move of the day was the exchange of Martin St. Louis to the New York Rangers for Ryan Callahan and a couple draft picks. Although most […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Deciding on an Agent or No Agent RyanFairbarn.com-3/01/2012 Twitter @RyanFairbarn The discussion on whether to have an agent or not to have an agent is a topic that a lot of hockey players decide on as their careers progress and opportunities come about. It is a topic that is very talked about throughout the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.