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Be First To The Puck
With Flywheel Training

As the best teams and athletes around the world keep trying to gain and maintain an edge over their competition, ice hockey teams and professional athletes are acknowledging the benefits and advantages that flywheel training has over traditional weight training methods. Flywheel training with our Ice Hockey Systems offers full-body training ideally suited for the strength and endurance demands of ice hockey.

 

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Off-Ice Training
To Improve Your On-Ice Speed

Our kBox is the perfect training tool for players with limited access to an ice rink during pre-season or off-season. As an ice-hockey athlete, flywheel training allows you to:

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Get Pro Hockey Training
For Your Team

With our kBox Ice Hockey Systems you can train your entire team with a few kBox devices. Space-efficient and easy to bring on the go, the kBox is the perfect tool to help you as a coach bring your team to their highest performance levels.

  • Train with variable resistance: with the kBox, you get most of your hockey players’ needs fulfilled regardless if your goal is to increase general or specific strength.
  • Real-time data tracking for hockey athletes: use the kMeter to motivate for lower or higher training intensity, or follow up in testing for evaluation.
  • Power test your team: our step-by-step protocol on how to power test your ice hockey players is available on our Academy.

 

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It All Started With Hockey 

Did you know that the kBox was developed in 2012 when Exxentric CEO Fredrik Correa assessed a real need for safe strength training in his youth hockey team?

Back when flywheel training hadn’t been developed yet, coach Fredrik Correa would spend most of his time teaching young, talented hockey players lifting techniques rather than improving their physique and performance.

That is when he started developing a new type of training device:

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Ice Hockey FAQ

Why is flywheel training considered superior compared to traditional training methods?

Traditional strength training with free weights or weight stack means muscle work against a constant external load. The load in the concentric phase of the movement with traditional strength training needs to be adapted to the angle of the range of motion where the external lever is at the longest. As the length of the external lever varies with the joint angle and the muscle´s ability to develop force is affected by muscle length, the internal lever causes an incomplete activation of muscle motor units throughout the range of motion. Read more here.

What is variable resistance in flywheel training for hockey?

With the variable resistance, it enables maximum load throughout the full range of motion in the concentric phase of the movement at each repetition in a set regardless of the internal and external lever and provides a higher activation of motor units. Also, the possibility to add load and move in all three dimensions mimics the skating stride for a more specific training stimulus which will most likely help to increase the transfer of power and strength to perform on the ice hockey rink.

Is flywheel training safe for hockey athletes?

The kBox was originally developed as a safer training option for hockey youth training. With the kBox, you can put the load on your hips or let the harness unload you from the point pressure from the top down allowing the athlete to work harder and do basic heavy lifts like squat variations or lateral squats even with a cast on.

Can I track my progress as a hockey athlete/coach?

As an ice hockey coach, you can use the kMeter to limit the intensity, motivate for higher intensity, or follow up in testing for evaluation. With the kBox and the kPulley, you get most of the hockey players’ needs fulfilled regardless if your goal is to increase general or specific strength.

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