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02-04-2009, 09:31 PM
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Originally Posted by 87vert View Post
What are some things I can use to improve my backward skating speed? I have practicing backskating but I still feel Im pretty slow. Should I just keep at it or trying something else?
I'm not sure what you've tried so far but maybe these questions will help:

1. Can you cross over skating backwards?
2. Can you pivot from forwards to backwards comfortably?
3. Do you bend forward when you skate backward or are your shoulders back and your head up?

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