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.
There is a drastic difference between players that play hockey and hockey players.
Regardless of a skater’s natural abilities, this is a skill that can be improved with consistent quality repetition.
Buying the proper fitting skate for every skater is essential
The drill is what we design to help practice and improve the specific skill.
We know we need to skate and train in the offseason, but what should we focus on?