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Originally Posted by happyhab View Post
Just like the title says: Is it a good or bad idea to get weights on skates for a Atom player 8-9year old??
Yeah, I wouldn't worry about weights for an 8 year old player. The most important thing you can teach him right now is skating. 80% of hockey is skating. 80% of skating is balance. Find a power skating program that works more on balance for that age group. This is more important then weights.

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