2012-2013 News Around the NHL thread
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01-31-2013, 02:22 AM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Sydney, OZ
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every so often i hear this myth repeated. you certainly can teach both speed and quickness. pick up (or look up) any hockey-specific training info and see for yourself. heck,
usa hockey is even teaching hockey IQ
for our sake, we better hope someone is working with huby on speed and quickness now.
Yea you can probably improve speed by 5-10% through training, and you can probably improve hockey IQ 5-10% through teaching;
But it doesnt matter how much training you or I do, we will never be able to skate as fast as Jack Skille, and we will never know more about the game than Steve Yzerman.
So yes you can improve it slightly, but its far more of a genetic thing than you are claiming.
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