Category: Skating

Giving you skating tips for hockey. This category includes how to skate, how to hockey stop, how to imrove skating speed and acceleration in hockey.

Summer Inline Skating Drills with Marsblade

Summer Inline Skating Drills with Marsblade

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As a young hockey players I was always looking for ways to work on my skills in the summer. One summer I bought a pair of roller blades and was excited at the similarities to ...

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Should you tweak your stride? – Slow motion forward stride analysis

Should you tweak your stride? – Slow motion forward stride analysis

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Seeing something in slow motion is a great way to grasp concepts. I love just watching techniques in slow motion so I can notice minor details. Unfortunately there isn't a lot of ...

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Turning: How to turn better in Hockey

Turning: How to turn better in Hockey

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Turning is one of the fundamental skills that every hockey player needs to learn. Sure you might be able to turn, but how well can you do it? There is a big difference in a slow ...

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Proper Transitions: Turning backwards and Turning Forwards

Proper Transitions: Turning backwards and Turning Forwards

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So far in our skating series we have covered the basic hockey stance, the forward stride, stopping, turning, edges, and balance. You should have a pretty good grasp on skating by ...

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How to Skate Backwards

How to Skate Backwards

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Skating backwards is a challenging skill for anyone to learn. The feeling of moving backwards is not natural at first, but with some practice and determination you will get the ...

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Improve Your Forward Stride: Learn to Skate Episode 5

Improve Your Forward Stride: Learn to Skate Episode 5

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The forward stride is the most used movement in hockey, however many players neglect to try to improve it. Many players think that once they can skate and move forwards they are ...

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