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Creating a Well-Balanced Training Program at Home

By Hockey IntelliGym, 10/16/20, 12:45PM EDT

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As the new hockey season gets started, it is the perfect time to put a well-balanced training program together that has immediate benefits not only for the rest of 2020, but as players prepare for 2021 and beyond. Besides the valuable time on-ice and practicing with teammates, the most complete hockey players ages 10 and above are focusing on the new wave of individual training methods to supplement their hockey routines by turning to the Hockey IntelliGym

We've all become accustomed to living in a digital world. We learn online, shop online, play games virtually. When it comes to hockey there are parts of the game that can also be learned on a screen.

For over 10 years in North America, IntelliGym has been the at-home software tool used by thousands of players to hone important hockey sense. One of the common themes among player analysis is superior game anticipation and on-ice awareness as part of the hockey skill set.

Hockey organizations around the world support are using the Hockey IntelliGym – seeing more of the game and reacting faster on-the-ice, especially under pressure benefits not only the individual player but their teammates around them. Hockey is a team sport and players need to work together in order to succeed.

Using the Hockey IntelliGym software year-round keeps players engaged in the sport through customized, interactive drills while continually working on the already mentioned benefits of awareness, anticipation and important decision making skills. Hybrid training is all the rage in sports today and all-levels of players can take advantage of improvements by “relying on science and machine learning” to help as an additional training resource.

Hockey development today is a more than just shot accuracy and stickwork. It's a hybrid approach that balances time on-the-ice and time off-the-ice training the hockey brain.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

The Hockey IntelliGym is a breakthrough and patented cognitive training technology that develops hockey sense and has been scientifically proven to improve player safety. IntelliGym has been used by thousands of players - from OHL teams to OMHA U16 champions - to heighten spatial awareness, recognize better anticipation of the play, and ultimately make better decisions under pressure. The software, which can be used on any computer or laptop, can be purchased here.

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