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04-25-2012, 04:44 PM
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Gino 14
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Originally Posted by CunniJA View Post
I was wondering what some people around here do to try to get a quick three or so strides to get going towards a puck. For example, I feel really slow getting to the puck when it hits into the boards in my defensive zone or getting strides going on a guy when a foot race starts up. Unfortunately, I was a distance runner, and I'm not naturally inclined towards this type of movement. But, I really want to improve it so that I can start winning chases to the puck in tight quarters.
The time tested answer - power skating. It's all about technique. All the profiling and strength won't beat a solid skater with great technique.

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