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Apex Skating Transforms Into Apex Hockey: Elevating Performance Beyond Skating

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Apex Skating, a pioneering force in the realm of ice hockey skills development, proudly announces its rebranding as Apex Hockey.…

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Visual and cognitive skills training for hockey players | Apex Skating

Cognitive Training for Hockey: What, Why, and How?

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By Hunter Marriott, MSc Research and Development Consultant You train your body hard, but are you training your brain too?…

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Arm swing technique in ice hockey skating | Apex Skating

The Arm Swing Debate in Hockey: Which Technique Improves Performance?

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By Dr. Michael Del Bel (PhD) At a young age, athletes are often taught to “swing their arms” as they…

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Coaching Tips for Hockey | Apex Skating

Coaching Cues: External vs. Internal Focus of Attention

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By Dr. Kenneth Smale, CSCS Let’s face it, scientific research is confusing and the experts rarely agree on concepts –…

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Fitness Testing For Hockey Players | Apex Skating

Fitness Testing For Hockey Players

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A recommended fitness test battery for hockey players. With the upcoming season occurring after such a long layoff, it’s important…

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NHL Combine Testing | Apex Skating

The NHL Draft Combine: A Value Add Or Just Eyewash?

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The NHL Draft Combine: A value add or just eyewash? The NHL Combine is held each year leading up to…

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Athletic Training for Hockey Players | Apex Skating

Does Off-Ice Athleticism Correlate To On-Ice Performance?

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COVID-19 has been a unique challenge for the medical and performance staffs of professional and elite sports teams. Players went…

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Hockey Crossovers | Apex Skating

A Biomechanical Skating Movement Analysis of the Lateral Crossover Maneuver

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By Dr. Michael Del Bel (PhD) In recent years, there has been quite an increase in the emphasis on skating…

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University of Ottawa Biomechanics | Apex Skating

Apex Hockey Partners with University of Ottawa Clinical Biomechanics Research Unit for Academic Study

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Apex Hockey is excited to partner with the Clinical Biomechanics Research Unit of the Human Kinetics Department at the University…

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McGill University Ice Hockey Research Group | Apex Skating

A Sit Down with the McGill University Ice Hockey Research Group

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McGill University in Montreal, Canada has been the home to cutting-edge hockey research for the past few decades. This research…

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