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06-21-2011, 11:34 PM
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Originally Posted by ponder View Post
The way I see it, you just use whatever start fits best with the situation you're in. Any type of v starts are pretty impractical, because when are you in that sort of narrow v stance in a hockey game ever? The crossover style starts are obviously the way to go when you're already coming out of a crossover, or when you've just done a 2 footed stop. And if you're just standing still with a wide stance, then the push and go is the most natural. Getting set up for some different type of start is never worth it, just go with whatever position your feet are already in.
It seems like no matter which type of start you go with, the first 3 steps are really more like running than skating anyways.
Is that correct or am I missing something?

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