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The Swizzle - Side to Side Legs
Coach Brooks teaches players how to practice elongating their legs to the side without their shoulders coming over their knees.
Hockey Stops - Can Your Player Stop Both Ways?
Does your player know how to stop on both sides? Sounds silly but many kids get lazy and don't properly utilize their edges resulting in lack of control during games.
Nose over Toes Stride - Start From Center of Body
If you notice your player skating with a wide stride, remind them to bring their skates all the way under their nose on the recovery.
Power Pulls - Balancing on Edges
This is the drill to learn how to properly balance on your edges without shoulders coming forward.
The Tick Drill - Keep Control
The Tick Drill exaggerates keeping the skates low to the ground.