THE OFF-SEASON STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAM
FOR SERIOUS HOCKEY PLAYERS
OFFERED THROUGH THE RINX HOCKEY SCHOOL
Under the direction of Alison Chlanda and Coach Matt Dickson
-Increase Speed, Agility and Quickness
-Increase Cardiovascular Endurance
-Increase Overall Body Mass
ATHLETIC REPUBLIC Sports Training Center will compose a dryland training regiment that will optimize a players speed, power, agility, reaction and first-step quickness. Athletic Republic programs are the nation's premier provider of advanced athletic performance enhancement training and protocols. Athletic Republic's state of the art facility, located at The Rinx, along with its highly professional staff, will provide a systematic series of supervised Hockey specific training protocols and specifically designed exercises to help enhance the physical performance of all enrolled in "The Edge". Players can improve their speed, conditioning, skating mechanics, puck handling and shooting skills by participating in this program.
Aleksey Nikiforov, The Rinx professional ice-hockey instructor/coach. Currently a coach with P.A.L. Ice Hockey, Aleksey was formally trained at the Central Institute of Sport and Physical Culture in Moscow, appointed by Anatoly Tarasov, the creator of the Russian Ice Hockey method of training. Aleksey is a former member of the Latvai Dinamo Riga and Latvias Berzs teams. He has trained more than a dozen players either currently playing in the NHL or entering this years NHL draft.
Here's what some of Aleksey's former and current students are saying:
"Everyone of Aleksey's students come away from his program knowing they have benefited and attribute much of their success to his coaching. I know I do." - Danius Zubrus, New Jersey Devils
"Those skaters that are serious about being the best they can be and willing to put forth the necessary effort should not miss the opportunity to work with Aleksey. Coaches and players will take with them an incredible insight into the Russian methodology of developing 'elite athletes.'" - Chris Higgins, Vancouver Canucks (1st Round NHL Draft 2002)
"Aleksey is the reason I developed into an NHL Hockey player. He continues to teach and encourages me to improve as a skater as well as a hockey player." - Matthew Gilroy, New York Rangers (2009 Hobey Baker Award winner)
"I wouldn't be in the NHL today without Aleksey's help from the time I was 10 years old." - Michael Komisarek, Toronto Maple Leafs (1st Round NHL Draft 2001)
This Summer at The Rinx
Dates: June 24 through August 16, 2013