I’ve gotten several e-mails lately regarding our energy system work for our hockey players at Donskov Strength and Conditioning. Typically, during the off-season, players start with four weight room touch points/week and slowly move to three as ice touches start to increase (more can be found here). The plan is under-pinned by the high-low model famously pioneered by Charlie Francis. During a weekly micro-cycle, three high days are programed consisting of acceleration and sprint-based work, and two low days consisting of tempo runs. This will change ever so slightly three weeks prior to training camp when alactic capacity and lactic power work will be programed in preparation for training camp. A four-week snapshot can be found below....
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