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03-27-2012, 10:43 AM
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Skating speed= power+footspeed/agility+technique

power= strength/explosiveness

1) build strength through a weight lifting program (squats are the most important hockey exercise)

2) plyometrics are great for further increasing explosiveness + footspeed(box jumps, floor ladder etc.)

3) technique, get on the ice as much as you can, pick-up games, public skating, local pond, rec league, rent the ice etc, etc. Study the pros technique. +take a good power skating course

You can add in short stop & start runs, & other things to keep it interesting.

Last edited by sanityplease: 03-27-2012 at 10:48 AM.
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