The Playoffs are Over…What now? Creating a Comprehensive Off-Season Plan
With the season ending, you might think that it is time for a vacation from the early morning skates and hard work, but you would be wrong. If you plan on playing at the junior, college or higher level then you need to take the time to devise a practical and useful off-season plan. It isn’t 1980 or even 1995 anymore, which means riding the bike and a little shinny hockey throughout the summer just wont cut it. But I think I’m preaching to the choir on this issue.
The fact is everyone trains on and off the ice during the off-season, just to keep up with everyone else, let alone get ahead of the curve. Some of the topics we will discuss in this series of articles are: Choosing a personal trainer; skills development; Summer Camps; U16-U17 Provincial/State Camps; Spring Leagues; Putting your Plan together Properly.