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By: Premierstrength  09-12-2011
Keywords: Skating Stride

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November 29th, 2011

Joe Morrow – Portland Winterhawks

October 4th, 2011

1) Remember, we’ve got ALL Prograde products on sale at 10% off right now!

Save 10% on any and all Prograde products as they celebrate the expansion of their Research and Development department!

2) Prograde has TWO new products coming out over the next couple weeks.

One of them is an outrageously delicious Greens powder. The other is…

…well, we can’t tell you right now, so you’ll just have to stay tuned!

Thank you,

Barry Butt

July 13th, 2011

Forwards  Skating  Assessment:

Forwards  Skating  Stride

90  Degree  Direction

Tight  Turns

Pro  Agility  Test

Defenseman  Skating  Assessment:

Backwards  Skating  Stride

90  Degree  Direction  Change

Backwards  to  Forwards  Transition

Pro  Agility  Test

The  pro  agility  assessment  is  the  same  assessment  used  by  Hockey  Canada,  where  an  athlete  is  required  to  do   multiple  forwards  to  backwards (and  backwards  to  forwards)  transitions  while  maintaining  puck  control  during  a  timed   event.

The  athlete  will  be  provided  a  CD  with  the  full  skating  mechanics  assessment  including  body  positions,  joint  angles,   and  time  to  complete  the skills.    The  assessment  will  highlight  strengths  and  weaknesses  in  the  athletes  skating  stride   as  well  as  help  to  provide  cues  for  technique correction.    The  athlete  will  also  be  scheduled  to  come  in  for  a  one  on   one  meeting  to  go  through  the  assessment  with  our  skating  mechanics expert.


Improved  skating  mechanics  and  efficiency

Improved  body  awareness

Improved  method  of  measuring  and  tracking  progress

Improved  method  for  athlete  comparison  (to  other  athletes  or  themselves  at  a  later  date)

The  full  assessment  cost  is  $175.00  plus  tax  which  includes  the  on  ice  filming  session,  CD,  and  player  meeting.    The   session  has  been  scheduled  forSaturday  August  6that  10:00  AM at  the  Argyll  Arena  and  will  be  limited  to  8   athletes.    The deadline  to  register for  the  skating  mechanics  assessment isSaturday  July  30th.    For  more   information,  please  visit  my  website  at   and  click  on  the  sample  project  located  on  the   homepage.  If  you  have  any  questions  or  are  interested  in  signing  up  for  the  Skating  Mechanics  Assessment,  please   contact  as  at  780-­932-­2903  or [email protected]


Brian  Shackel,  MSc,  BSc,  FMS,  MES
Founder  Making  Stridz  Athlete  Development

June 24th, 2011

April 2nd, 2011

Premier Strength & Conditioning Inc would like to congratulate Matt Frattin and the North Dakota Fighting Sioux on a great season.

Good Luck in the Frozen Four


February 6th, 2011

Premier Strength offers programs for Elite players at all levels:


Barry Butt, BPE, CSCS, CEP

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Skating Stride

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