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Where is strength and conditioning taught for skaters?

Strength and conditioning is usually taught in a gym, outdoors, or in a private training facility. Strength and conditioning can be instructed by a certified trainer, coach, or athletic trainer. It is conditioning that takes place off the ice, and is necessary to increase skills, enhance performance, and reduce the chance of injury. It is advisable to obtain a good referral from a trusted source and ensure that the instructor is well-qualified to administer appropriate exercises in a progressive manner. The location for training off-ice should be safe, including good lighting, appropriate flooring surfaces, and ample space. Tools such as stability balls, weights, bands, foam rollers, and medicine balls are useful and should be available.

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