Off-Season Considerations with Kevin Neeld- Episode 361

Jul 19, 2023

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Highlights of Episode 361



“Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach” Segment

Kevin Neeld, Head Performance Coach, Boston Bruins,


We spoke about:

  • His timeline for off-season training
  • What he’s trying to accomplish and what his goals are during the off-season
  • Development camp
    • What is it and who attends
    • What are the goals
  • The importance of developing brakes for speed 
  • 3 load and volume strategies to think about with deceleration training
  • Movement variability, what it means to him and the dangers of misinterpreting the idea
  • Much more


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The Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle

We spoke about:

  • Using loaded fly-ins with sprinting
  • How much coaching goes into sprint mechanics
  • His thoughts on off-season training

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