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08-31-2010, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by nullterm View Post
Once you get the feeling of scraping one blade along the ice with no weight, then you'll have an "Ah hah!" moment and the rest is just repetition practicing it and getting comfortable putting more weight into it.
This is 100% what I am waiting for, the Ah hah! moment. I know once I get the feeling of that first stop I know I will be good. Last Friday night I went to a public skate and it was really hard to work on stuff b/c it was so crowded, but one thing happened that kind of helped me out. I was skating around and strating to pick up some speed and I went around one kid and then all of a sudden a women and her little kid darted out from the other direction. I had to turn out of the way so quick that I started and little hockey stop and made it around them. That is the first time that has happened and now I need to work on having that feeling again.

I can't even tell you how much I am into hockey right now so working hard at it is not going to be an issue

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