VIDEO: One-on-one with New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi
The Hockey News interviewed Dan Girardi is skating a pro camp in Ontario. Darryl Belfry of Pro Playmakers Hockey. Girardi discusses working on his game with Belfry,expetations for 12-13,Rick Nash and fellow Rangers D.
Darryl Belfry is revolutionizing the next level of research-based player development. Players are coming in from all over the world, NHL Player Agents are not only sending their top prospects, but also 10+year NHL veterans. NHL strength and conditioning coaches are collaborating with Darryl to sync their training protocols with skill performance demands that represents their clients next level of performance.
Darryl has pioneered a new approach to player development that masterfully simultaneously trains the three speeds of hockey: speed of mind, speed of hand and speed of foot. This approach is rooted in performance analytics and has Darryl redefining the skill development industry.
Girardi is awesome I was so glad I met him once. He was so normal, he wan't on a high horse and he loved the fan support and appreciated. I remember asking him "How's it feel to be an all star D-man" and he said it wouldn't have happened without the fan support and his teammates.
Girardi is great. He is easily one of our most important players IMO.