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03-15-2007, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by lotus View Post
Has anyone ever been to one of these?

I'm new to Ice and this season has been rough on me. I've been a roller hockey player all my life and the transition to on ice stick handling, skating, stopping, etc has been horrible!

There's one of these clinics coming by my area. It's a 3 day deal, 2 hours a day. $200 to sign up. I don't want to dish out $200 if this is just some conditioning, so if anyone has some information I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks!
Lotus- Learning to skate the right is never wrong, I am sure there are allot of very simple tips a good skating coach can give you that would help you.

But, its also really important to skate, skate and then skate some more. I remember roller skating for the first time, I could have killed myself. Completly diffrent then dooing it on the ice. You need to get the feel for the baldes and the ice, thats whats most important.

I don't know how it works, but if you can choose between quality (Laura Staam) or quantity (just ice time), Id defenitly go with quantity.

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