Elite players have better skill largely because they have created better practice habits.
To continue to grow and improve, you always need to work.
Make sure you focus on details each and every practice.
When evaluating any skating skill, there will always be four main key components.
Speed does so much more other than the obvious.
Board play, turning away from pressure and blue line work are important skills for high-level players
With practice, skaters can improve their speed and acceleration, and understand how and when to use it in a game situation.
The three main elements that go into a stride are the load, the push and the extension.
Having a plan on what you want to work on is key when putting together a skating practice
For as many times as a skater will use a power turn, it is essential to learn how to do it properly.