Jun 1, 2022
How to Approach Hockey Pre-season Training
The pre-season is a natural opportunity to develop the physical qualities needed for hockey, whilst total training volumes are lower. This is especially the case in the early pre-season when training intensities haven’t yet returned to full and there is more time available to allocate to physical training. In this article I am going to share some principles around how to approach training during this period.
Mar 31, 2022
Anaerobic Speed Reserve for Field Hockey Conditioning
In this article I explain how to assess the anaerobic speed reserve and how to prescribe from it for hockey players. This enables a more accurate prescription for field hockey conditioning and overall fitness.
Mar 31, 2022
Maximal Aerobic Speed (MAS) for Field Hockey Running Conditioning Sessions
In this article I explain how to assess and prescribe field hockey fitness and conditioning sessions using maximal aerobic speed (MAS) and the 30-15IFT.
Mar 24, 2022
3 Ways to Optimise Team Conditioning Sessions
When running a team conditioning session, there are a number of challenges that you will likely encounter. In this article, I am going to be giving you some simple ways that you can navigate these, to make your life simpler.
Mar 16, 2022
How to Structure Your Hockey Workouts When You Have a Busy Training Schedule
In this article I am going to address a number of problems that hockey players face when trying to structure the training week.
Aug 18, 2021
Building a Running Profile: Individualising Conditioning for Field Hockey
In this video I explain how to build a running profile to individualise conditioning for field hockey athletes. This allows us to improve the impact of our conditioning programme and ensure that what we do is appropriate for us, leading to sustainable improvements.