The Life of a College Hockey Player – A conversation with Cornell's Hayley Hughes

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Hayley Hughes, a junior forward for the Cornell Big Red Women’s Hockey team. Hayley, a psychology major, managed EXACT’s Neurocognitive Testing Station at the recent NHL Draft Combines in Toronto.  Cornell … Continued

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The Life of a College Hockey Player – A conversation with Cornell’s Hayley Hughes

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Hayley Hughes, a junior forward for the Cornell Big Red Women’s Hockey team. Hayley, a psychology major, managed EXACT’s Neurocognitive Testing Station at the recent NHL Draft Combines in Toronto.  Cornell … Continued

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Mental Training for Hockey

Start your hockey mental training today. Here is a follow-up on yesterday’s blog post with some simple techniques to begin training your brain. At the elite levels of most sports, the competition is usually pretty tight, with most participants having a … Continued

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Principle of Specificity: Are you training right?

Welcome to Part 3 of our Off-Season Training guide:  The Principle of Specificity of Training The principle of specificity is deceptively simple and it drives all the gains that one makes from a strength training program. Specificity states that the … Continued

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Hockey Off-Season Training: Aerobic v. Anaerobic Training

Welcome to Part 2 of our Off-Season Training guide:  Aerobic v. Anaerobic training, which should I focus on? Your body has different energy systems that work together to fuel your hockey performance. Although hockey is primarily an anaerobic sport, a … Continued

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Hockey Coaches

(The Role of the Coach in Player Development: Part 2 of a series of discussions on factors influencing player development) Coaches also have the ability to significantly impact the development of their players in their chosen sport(s). As with parents, … Continued

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