Junior Off-Season Program

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The 2014 Gary Roberts JUNIOR Off-Season Training Program is designed for advanced Minor Bantam & Bantam players with previous training experience and Minor Midget players with limited off-ice training experience.

This is a comprehensive off-season program focused on the needs of minor hockey players by incorporating off-ice training, technical skating sessions, weekly yoga sessions, postural assessment, post-workout meals, BioSteel and GR Nutrition Program.

Program Outline:IMG_1018(1)

  • 10 Players per Group
  • 56 Development Sessions
  • Testing & Program Orientation May 12th – 14th
  • Training begins June 2nd and ends August 15th
  • Make-Up Sessions week of August 18th – 22nd
  • Ice begins July 3rd and ends August 14th
  • Optional Conditioning Day June 30th and Active Recovery Days July 1st & Aug 4th


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Refuel Post Workout Meal & Nutritional Counseling:salmoncake seedysalad

  • GR Nutrition Program
  • Gary Roberts post workout meals
  • BioSteel® HPSD & ARF each workout with spring water
  • Off-Season Client Nutrition Seminar hosted by Gary Roberts


Recover Tools to Enhance Recovery:

  • Prescribed post-workout cool down
  • Weekly Yoga class (July & August)
  • Postural Imbalances Assessment



IMG_9469Perform On Ice Sessions:

Intensive technical on-ice training sessions focused on developing proper skating technique for improved power, speed, quickness & agility.

  • Stride Mechanics & Skating Efficiency
  • Edge Work, Balance & Stability, Speed
  • Lateral Movement & Transition Skating
  • On-Ice Conditioning
  • Video Analysis


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  • Polar® Team App Heart Rate Monitored Workouts:
    • Real time, on screen HR monitoring (in bpm, % of max. HR & target HR zone)
    • Individualized recovery times and work-to-rest ratios
  • Weekly Yoga classes (July & August)
  • Postural Imbalances Assessments

Convenience Features:

  • Personal Locker
  • Laundry Service
  • Underground Parking
  • Shuttle to Don Mills Subway Station

For more information or to register for the 2014 Junior Off-Season Program please contact:

Jeremie Dupont at 647 228 2882 or at jdupont@fitnessinstitute.com

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