Program

PRE-SEASON PREPARATION 2019

The program is designed for pre-season training for elite players. Based on a detailed diagnostics of the player's current level, we are crating individual training programs - micro-cycles of 2 - 8 weeks. The goal is to eliminate the weaknesses and further enhance the game skills that are needed to improve player's on ice performance in next season.

FOR

Elite hockey players and Juniors

WHEN

5/27/2019 - 7/31/2019

PRICE

2500 €

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

During comprehensive pre-season preparation in HDC Slovakia through 3 specific training environments: IceDyland and Skatemill we individually adjust the volume and intensity of the player's workout load to achieve the optimal fitness level for his on-ice performance during a season. Our HDC training team made up of professional ice hockey, fitness and mental coaches, physiotherapists and regeneration, recovery and health specialists is preparing  unique pre-season which consist of:

 

DIAGNOSTICS


  • Blood sampling and analysis (assessing the health of the player)
  • Evaluation of player's movement stereotypes FMS (Functional Movement Screen)
  • Testing of fitness-coordination skills (SportTesting Dryland)
  • Biomechanical video analysis of skating techniques on Hockey Skatemill
  • Wingate & Stride Power Test on Hockey Skatemill
  • Monitoring of creatine kinase levels (player regeneration processes)
  • InBody - Anthropometry measurement, results & recommendation
  • ISO bike


TRAINING PROCESS


  • On-Ice sessions (game skills & situations, edge work, small sided games, condition skating)
  • Hockey Skatemill sessions (conditioning skating, game skills, pheripheral vision)
  • Dryland sessions (compenstion, correction & "core" exercises)
  • Wightlifting sessions in Crossfit Gym (functional, explosive, special strength)
  • Track & Field sessions (agility, speed, special endurance)
  • MMA trainings


REGENERATION


  • Full body massage every week
  • Cryotheraphy sessions
  • Creatin Kinase level determination


ACCOMMODATION


  • Comfortable accommodation in Congress Hotel - Holiday Inn Bratislava **** (8 minutes - 3 bus stops from HDC Centre)
  • Wellness services in hotel included (pool, sauna, gym)
  • Hotel address: Bajkalska 25 / A, 825 03 Bratislava, Slovakia (48.152899, 17.148511)


FOOD


  • Daily breakfast in hotel
  • Daily lunch at Mari Kiri Restaurant, located 100 m from HDC Slovakia centre
  • Nutrition Consulting


TRANSPORT


  • Transport from the airport and to the airport
  • Public transport ticket in Bratislava city during a stay

LAUNDRY

  • Possibility to use laundry services during a training process

The schedule of training sessions will be sent to the player after signing up.

 

During pre-season preparation at HDC Slovakia, we also use unique technologies and equipment to efficiently improve skating techniques:

 

-  Hockey Skatemill HST A 230
-  Instructor - a software program to demonstrate skatemill exercises
-  Live Delay - a software program and camera system for immediate feedback
-  Peripheral Navigation - software for peripheral vision improvement
-  Shooting Navigation - software for shooting improvement
-  StridePower - development of special endurance and speed
-  Firstbeat - Heart rate monitoring during training
-  Laser system - a tool to improve the push off phase during skating
-  Vertimax - resistive tool for strength & stability improvement
-  Specialized hockey gym

PDF DOCUMENT

  TRAINING MICROCYCLE OF THE PRE-SEASON PREPARATION 2019 (template) (PDF)

PROGRAM LENGTH
2 weeks (possibility of extension up to 3-8 weeks)
REQUIREMENTS
the entire hockey gear, sharpened skates, clothing and footwear for training on dry-land (gym, outdoor)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONS

The price of the program without accommodation, meals, transport tickets, airport roundtrip, massages and laundry is 980 € / 4 weeks

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