Is there really a correct skating style?
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01-13-2012, 07:01 PM
Join Date: May 2009
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this is the complete opposite of what you should be doing.
too many instructors teach pull the rope with your arms and push back. y
ou should be swinging your arms side to side and push outwards to the side to build speed as well as maintain balance.
What you are advocating (besides where to buy Bracko's DVD) is the complete opposite of what speed skaters do. And speed skating is now a scientific sport for the most part.
While not exactly the same thing, watch a 100 meter dash and you'll see runners move their arms straight forward. It is physics. Science.
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