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02-12-2010, 08:02 AM
Mr Jiggyfly
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Originally Posted by josra33 View Post
I am like the original poster. I have been playing Ice now for only a couple years and came over from roller. The change was tough for me and I am still getting better. I think my mistake was playing in a level thats too high for me. I play Gold when I should be playing upper silver. The only reason I play Gold is a buddy of mine brought me over when they changed rinks.
I think the hardest thing for roller players is stopping. Have you learned how to use all four edges yet on the ice?

Also, with many roller hockey players, there is this "hot dog" mentality. Many roller players love to carry the puck and don't pass as often.

No one can move faster than the puck.

The best tip I can give you is to dish the puck. Your teammates will love you and it will make you a better player.

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