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03-15-2011, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by kr580 View Post
Same here.

theguru, that's not true at all. As mentioned before, it's the technique that matters, not brute strength. Plus I see the bottom hand as more of a pivot point more than the source of the power.

And Kings, I've seen plenty of people say (people as well as articles) that Canada is about 70% left-handed in hockey while the US is about 70% right-handed. Seems to me that since hockey is rarely a first sport for anyone in the States, everyone seems to think you play the same as other swinging sports (namely baseball and golf). Once you play for a short while I doubt it matters, you'll be just as good either way with practice.
sure technique is a big part of taking a shot but standing still and shooting pucks almost all the power is generated from your lower wrist and shoulder. i can't see any reason for your top hand to be the dominant one? how difficult really is it to hold a stick?

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