Thread: Stopping
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11-08-2011, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by thefeebster View Post
One of the things i see in public skates are guys who can not even do one foot stops trying to do a full hockey stop and don't even stop fully before they move out of the stop and start skating again. It's terribly frustrating to watch.

Take it one step at a time and learn the proper ways as seen in the videos. For me, my left side is still not that strong so when i get to go to public skates, i do lines stopping on my weak side. As with just about everything in hockey, practice makes perfect.
I actually think that if you can "one foot" hockey stop, you're have pretty solid balance and power...

I can do it, especially if I intent on launching off that foot, lets say from hard forechecking before hitting the board so I can change directions or transition

I don't think I've seen anyone else at a public skate even try to stop with just one blade on the ice...

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