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11-14-2011, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Jarick View Post
See I do the one foot thing all the time but I can barely do a two foot proper hockey stop, as in digging in both edges. I always have trouble with the inside foot outside's more for balance than digging in. In theory you should be able to stop a lot quicker and transfer more force back to the opposite direction using both legs. I'm just lazy and never took the time to learn it.
Same, I always had 100% of my stopping force on the outside leg. The stops some guys do where they come to the bench and lift their forward foot up and stop on the outer edge of their inside skate just amazed me. I've been practicing it a bit though at public skating, holding onto the boards and trying to focus on evening it out. I can see it developing, on one side anyway.

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