Posted in Articles,Camps,Events,NewsFebruary 20, 2013
For the second year in a row, Elite Performance Academy has been selected to train all hockey players participating in the CBC Hockey Nation tour stop in Ottawa.
Every year, a team of coaches and trainers travel coast to coast to provide Canadian communities with a hockey experience they will never forget. Coaches, parents and kids alike receive a rare opportunity to take part in a series of hockey clinics, guided by some of the game’s most seasoned coaches and players. Afterwards, they are run through a dry-land training session with the some of the top Strength & Conditioning professionals in each city. Coach Woodcock and Coach Ruiz will be coaching approximately 500 of Ottawa’s top young hockey stars, giving them a glimpse into the type of Elite training sessions that drives our athletes to success.
In addition, Coach Woodcock will be one of the featured speakers at Friday evenings Coaches Symposium. Coach Woodcock will be presenting on “Elite Performance Training: Philosophies for Developing Young Athletes”, and will be speaking alongside former Canadian Olympian Ron Davidson and legendary former NHL Coach Mike Keenan.
Stayed tuned here for the post-event wrap up, including pictures, sample exercises used during training, and key concepts from the Coaches Symposium.
Posted in Articles,TrainingFebruary 19, 2012
Elite Performance Academy’s Director of Athlete Development, Pat Woodcock, is the Head Strength Coach for SSNCanada, the Sports Streaming Network. SSN is Canada’s Home for University Sport, drawing upwards of 1 million website hits a month with live streams of CIS sports and on-air reporting.
Coach Woodcock provides viewers with an Elite Training Tip of the Week, filmed on location at the Elite Performance Athletic Complex in Kanata.
This week’s Elite Training Tip is the Split Squat. The Split Squat is a Unilateral (1 limb at a time) exercise that involves standing in a split position and moving up and down on the front leg without moving the feet. Splits Squats are often confused with Lunges, the difference being that when performing Lunges the feet do not stay stationary, but move back to the start position with every rep.
At Elite Performance Academy, we use a variety of Split Squat variations in our programs in order to help our athletes achieve Structural Balance in the legs, which means that muscles are in balance with all other muscle groups. According to world-renowned Strength Coach Charles Poliquin,
Posted in ArticlesDecember 9, 2011
Elite Performance Academy Coaches Pat Woodcock and Donnie Ruiz were the featured Strength & Conditioning coaches for the CBC Hockey Nation Clinic in Ottawa on December 9-11. Coach Woodcock was a featured speaker at the Coaches Symposium Friday evening, alongside celebrated hockey instructor Ron Davidson and legendary coach Pat Quinn. The Coaches Symposium featured nearly 100 youth hockey coaches, and Coach Woodcock presented on “Elite Performance Training: Philosophies for Developing Young Athletes”. On Saturday and Sunday, nearly 500 young athletes
At Elite Performance Health it is our mission to provide clients with the specialized and individualized services necessary to achieve optimal athletic, fitness and health goals. We believe
Posted in Articles,News,TrainingNovember 3, 2011
Elite Performance Academy’s Director of Athlete Development, Pat Woodcock, has recently joined the team at SSNCanada, the Sports Streaming Network. SSN is Canada’s Home for University Sport, drawing upwards of 1 million website hits a month with live streams of CIS sports and on-air reporting.
Coach Woodcock will be providing viewers with an Elite Training Tip of the Week, filmed on location at the Elite Performance Athletic Complex in Kanata.
Click here for your first Elite Training Tip of the Week: Deceleration
Posted in AboutAugust 6, 2011
The Elite Performance Athletic Complex is a full-service Athlete Development Facility. Our building boasts 3000sq ft of training space and features top of the line equipment from Hammer Strength, Atlantis, York and UMax. We have our own indoor field, comprised of 100ft of lined artificial turf, and Zybek electronic timers for on-site speed and agility training. We also have a collection of specialty Strongman equipment unique to our facilty, including Prowler sleds, Farmer’s Walk bars, truck tires, and the brand new PowerBlaster. We also have an on-site treatment room that is home to Elite Performance Health, our Sports Therapy, Health & Wellness Program.
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