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10-22-2012, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by xdl1 View Post
Really pushed it at open skate this week with hockey stops and backwards skating. Day after, ended up with a non-trauma related bruise under my kneecap and some discomfort. No pops, excessive swelling or pain - I've narrowed it down to two or three things and I'm not thrilled. Perhaps I need to take on some conditioning.
are you lifting your legs off the ices very much? your technique should be focusing on making it less effort. C-cuts are good drills for this, where you dont lift your legs at all and propel yourself with just the c-cuts.

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