Forward starts by going around the circle and taking a shot on the goalie. He continues to skate towards the boards and receives a pass from F2. F2 passes the puck, swings into the middle of the ice and continues to drive straight down the ice creating a 2 vs. 1. The defenseman goes around […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re looking for an extra edge with your speed on the ice, the quick feet ladder is something that can definitely help with your off-ice training. Many different exercises can be done using the quick feet ladder and they can all be very beneficial to your productivity on the ice. One of the major […]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.