On this episode Mat speaks with Sean Skahan, Strength and Conditioning coach for the Minnesota Wild. Sean talks to us about how young athletes should treat training off the ice, from strength training to mobility and flexibility exercises. We also discuss being a diverse athlete, the detriments of specializing early and the differences between Massachusetts and Minnesota youth hockey models. Sean and his wife are raising a family of their own, and enjoying the Minnesota landscape which is full of ponds for outdoor skating. Sean is the author of the book “Total Hockey Training.” To learn more about Sean and to buy a copy, click here http://seanskahan.com.
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