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11-25-2013, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Coachtdoig View Post
This way you will be in an athletic position with all of your weight pushed into your boot and your feet will be in a very similar position as when you are on the ice. This will help the boot mold to your feet in the position they are while you skate, with the pressure of your body through your feet.
A safer way would to be to sit in a chair and plant your feet so your heels are lined up with your backside, not your thighs. Lean forward a little to put some pressure on them. Your feet and ankles will still be in the hockey stance without stressing them too much. When they're nice and hot they are somewhat fragile. You don't want to be exerting that much force on them.

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