Thread: Tight turns?
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05-13-2012, 01:43 PM
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I haven't been skating lately, so I can't go try it out at the rink. But here are some general tips. Lean hard and low into the turn. Try to push your limits when you lean; don't be afraid to fall. Use your stick to guide you so that your upper body twists with the turn. Try to align your feet so they are a single straight line as opposed to being in a normal skating stance. The way I try to do this is to consciously pick up the leading foot and put it in line with the trailing foot. As other people have mentioned, the weight is more on your heels.

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