IN THE GYM | BLOG
It is common for many hockey players to have chronically tight hips. The skating stride begins at the hip and due to the repetitive pattern of skating and ample amounts of time spent in a hip flexed position, this causes stress. RINK Testify Performance has the solutions for you.
RINK and Testify Performance adds to its expansion into the Okanagan with the hiring of Head of Clinic Services, Jennifer Andrews. Jennifer has been working for over a decade as a physiotherapist in several locations across Canada as well as Australia. She is an outstanding Physiotherapist who is incredibly dedicated to the health and wellness of her clients and our student-athletes. She has taken courses in rehabilitation pilates with the APPI, has her level 1 certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and has additional training in inter-muscular and trigger point dry needling. Jennifer is also a certified sports first responder.
The RINK Hockey Corp., based out of Winnipeg, MB, has recently expanded its operation in Kelowna, B.C. with the opening of a new facility focused on providing more resources to all athletes and clients in Kelowna and the surrounding area. Included in RINK’s new facility is a brand-new physiotherapy clinic and training space, Testify Performance. Testify Performance is in a prime location for clients and athletes, with easy access from all regions of the Okanagan.
Dr. Jeff Leiter is the Director of Sports Science and Performance at the RINK Training Centre. Jeff has always had a passion for hockey and performance. He holds a Master of Science in Sport Biomechanics and obtained his PhD in April 2009 from the Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science at the University of Manitoba.
RINK Testify Performance launches C.A.R.E. initiative supported by the City of Winnipeg Wellness Grant.
Winnipeg, MB – RINK Testify Performance North is excited to kick off the Community Activity to Reach Everyone (C.A.R.E.) initiative to get everyone out and active.
Feeling stiff? Want to learn more about the anatomical relationship between neck and shoulders? Join RINK Testify Performance for their no cost; Neck and Shoulder workshops lead by Testify’s own, Igor Gatembasi.
These workshops take place from the comfort of your own home via zoom on two separate dates; November 24th & December 8th. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your chosen date.
Over the past 10 years, Dr. Leiter, was a part of the prominent sports medicine team at Pan Am Clinic and worked across a variety of research streams including orthopaedic sports medicine, human performance and concussion. He is currently a sport-science consultant for various NHL teams and hockey equipment companies. Now, as Director of Sports Science and Performance at Testify Performance, he gets to combine his love for hockey and sport with his knowledge of the human body.