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Excerpts — Laura Stamm's Power Skating-4th Edition

Proper balance aids stability and speed on skates

Better balance in game situations increases speed and improves stability on the ice.

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Explosive starts for gaining the advantage in skating

Goals are scored and hockey games are won or lost in fractions of a second. The fastest get to the puck first and get the advantage for their team.

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Basic pivot drills enhance ability to perform tight turns

Improve efficiency on the ice with basic pivot drills.

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