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Perfect Your Performance: Fitness Testing and Evaluations
September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019
Register today for semi-private appointments for physical fitness evaluations designed to test mobility, strength, agility, and conditioning! These evaluations will be held at the Club from Friday, September 27th, until Saturday, September 28th, with current strength and conditioning coach, and Club coach, Ariel Fay-Gagnon!
Athletic fitness testing is a great method in evaluating an athlete’s current level of health and fitness. It allows for proper monitoring of their abilities; specifically: strength, power, agility, mobility, flexibility, and cardiovascular capacities. These test results help determine appropriate goals and address any deficiencies or limitations an athlete might have to improve competition preparations as well as preventing future injuries. Evaluations will be scheduled individually from online registration.
Schedule: Evaluations will take approximately 30 minutes.
- Friday, September 27th: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- Saturday, September 28th: 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Athletic Testing: Mobility, Agility, Strength, and Conditioning
- Mobility Tests
- Functional Range Conditioning (FRC): Controlled Articular Rotations (CARs) from a movement, articular and capacity focus.
- Functional Movement Screening (FMS): Focuses on rotational stability, active straight-leg raises, hurdle steps and trunk stability.
- Strength Tests
- Test 1: Push-ups
- Test 2: Low Planks
- Test 3: Squats
- Test 4 (Power): Jumps
- Agility Tests
- Agility circuit with hurdles, ladders, and cones
- Conditioning Tests
- Aerobic Test: Cooper Airdyne Test
- Anaerobic Test: 10-yard sprints
Ariel holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree from the University of Quebec in Montreal and is equally passionate about the importance of off-ice strength and conditioning as an integral part of training for a successful competitive career. To ensure that her students stay strong and healthy and capable to perform at their best, Ariel believes that implementing strength and conditioning training will not only help with injury prevention but also with joint/bone/cognitive health, quality of life and longer skating career.
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