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Protecting an NHL Player’s Greatest Asset: San Jose Sharks Trainer Mike Potenza Talks Training Load Management in Pro Hockey
As the head strength and conditioning coach for the San Jose Sharks for the past 11 years, Mike Potenza has established himself as one of the league’s leading experts in preparing the pros.
Teuvo Teräväinen, 22, plays Center for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Having just finished his fourth season in the league, he recently participated in the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment to learn more about the impacts of training on his body and for clues about how to find the right balance between stress and recovery.
The season of the world’s fastest sport on skates went as quickly as the riders on the track, but the speedy competitors have already got their hands full preparing for the start of next season. We chatted with Mirko Lahti, the recently crowned 20-year-old Junior World Championship.
Read how Fit4theGame utilizes Firstbeat Sports in a gym environment, and has made monitoring and feedback become part of the training experience.
Head Coach John Marovich talks about how he and his staff at Valparaiso University have utilized cutting-edge sports monitoring technology from Firstbeat over the past 18 months to help student athletes in women’s soccer reach their full potential.
This season there’s a new kind of kick going on at Harju Stadium in Jyväskylä. The local soccer club, JJK, earned its way back into the Veikkaus League, Finland’s top competitive league.
Downhill gives no mercy – in Red Bull Crashed Ice competition first come, first served. The race starts from a gate, but getting prepared takes the entire season.
The results of Firstbeat’s Lifestyle Assessment helped ice cross downhill rider Antti Tolvanen investigate the relationship between personal fitness, training, recovery and peak performance.
Personal Trainer Sami Alalauri knows hockey and the art of coaching. He can read a player’s mood by the position of his cap. This is hardcore stuff.
As a daily user for training load, intensity and recovery monitoring, Harry Körner uses the Firstbeat Sports monitoring its full potential.