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12-07-2011, 05:08 PM
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Badger36
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Originally Posted by Stickmata View Post
Don't lean back, get low and stick your butt back, keep your feet wide and use your edges just like you would if skating forward, i.e, deep, wide C-cuts, pushing out to the side and pumping your arms out in front of you.
Do that and you'll end up falling flat on your face. I struggled with skating backward until my coach told me to lean back a bit and now I can skate backwards almost as well as I can forwards.

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