Edges + Eyes Up = Injury Prevention
This season we are launching
EDGES + EYES UP = INJURY PREVENTION and will be updating our curriculum with drills to develop habits that promote safer and more effective gameplay.
CPH strongly believes that being strong on your skates, mastering edges, and training with good habits like eyes up, are all key components for hockey injury prevention.
“In my opinion, it is a critical aspect of hockey to be strong on your skates and ‘heads up’ at all times to help prevent or lessen injuries.”
Ray Tufts, Head Athletic Trainer, San Jose Sharks
“Studies have shown that unanticipated, open ice hits are responsible for a large percentage of concussions. The best way to avoid these types of hits is to be aware on the ice and skate with your head up. I highly recommend Cathy’s Power Hour as a way to develop the necessary skating skills to prevent injuries, including concussion.”
Anthony J. Abene, MD, MBA
Board Certified- American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualifications Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Team Physician, San Jose State University Ice Hockey
Jr. Sharks Associate Team Physician