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01-02-2007, 11:47 AM
Gino 14
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Originally Posted by lotus View Post
Good advice, thanks. I am going to look into Power Skating clinics but I once heard a man criticize hockey players getting Power Skating lessons as it is a totally different form and it does not involve carrying a stick or wearing equipment and most importantly, something about it being able to reach high top speeds and maintain them, rather than managing and maximizing your speed/energy over a short shift on the ice? I'm unfamiliar with power skating but i cant imagine lessons hurting. And damn i just pulled off a nice run on sentence.
Whoever gave you the advice on powerskating is full of crap. If the clinic is run as it's supposed to be, you'll get a lot out of it and you'll be dragging your butt when each session is over. You learn to use your skates to your advantage, your edges, balance, the whole package. Any of the clinics I've been to, you wear full equipment, sticks included. Enjoy your new found sport.

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