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Weekly Writing – PLAY

One of my favorite moments last summer was when we decided to take our training crew to a football field. Was it being outside that made it special? Not really. Was it doing different drills together? Not exactly. What made … Continue Reading

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Weekly Writing – DISTRACTIONS

Years ago I heard the following statement. “No bible, no breakfast. No bible, no bed.” It was a particular father emphasizing what beliefs they have in their home. I love this, not just because of the concept of reading scripture … Continue Reading

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Weekly Writing – DISAPPOINTMENT

It’s a common reaction to my lessons. A look of fear, body language of defeat or sometimes even big crocodile tears. There has also been the random cuss words, sticks thrown and stomping of the feet when disappointment hits that … Continue Reading

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Approval

Functional Training Video (2 mins) –   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnXvYzludnw&feature=youtu.be APPROVAL  –                 Psalm 23 begins, “The Lord is my Shepard, I have all that I need.”   I look back on my competitive figure skating career and … Continue Reading

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Strength

Turn off the Music! (Video – 3 mins) – https://youtu.be/-tl1rAVsJhk   STRENGTH –                 There is a common drill I do on the ice with resistance bands called “The Survival of the Fittest. “  One player skates forward while the other player … Continue Reading

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Mind

 High school hockey is on the cusp of beginning playoffs this week, two of CES’s JV teams just battled hard against each other this past weekend in their championship game (congratulations to both teams making it to the final game!) … Continue Reading

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Thermostats

If you are curious about why we train like we do, especially with a focus on 1 legged drills, please check out our video below and don’t forget the words of wisdom to make sure we continue to do our … Continue Reading

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How to Quickly Recover from Muscle Soreness

How To Recover From Muscle Soreness “The pain you feel today is the strength you will feel tomorrow.” – Unknown Whether it’s your first time working out, or you have been for year’s one thing every person will get is … Continue Reading

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Food Reference Guide

Reference Chart for Food Selection

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The Importance of In-Season Training By:  Josh Coenen, CSCS,  Strength Coach as C.E.S.         One of the biggest misconceptions in athletic performance is to stop training once the season starts. A lot of athletes and trainers fail … Continue Reading

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