Over the last two weeks, we’ve shown you the basic inside edge and outside edge drills. This week we’re going to cover an advanced edgework drill for skaters who have mastered the basic edges.
Outside edge control is essential for effective turns and transitions. Check out M2 Hockey’s latest training video for tips on teaching and performing drills on your outside edges:
Having a strong and solid inside edge is critical for almost every skating maneuver – from turns, to pivots, to stride – the stronger you can become on your edges, the better player you’ll become.
This week’s video covers the technique for the tight turn (aka – power turn). The tight turn is essential for every hockey player to master to quickly change directions. This video covers the skating technique and offers tips on controlling the puck through a tight turn.
Mastering the forward quick start in hockey is essential. Without proper technique, skaters will struggle to reach top speed quickly. Hockey is a game of inches, so it is critical players efficiently get moving. In this skill video, we cover the techniques for a basic forward quick start.
Here are a couple quick drills to run while practicing the Backward Quick Starts.
For our first video of 2011, we wanted to go over a topic we covered at one of our recent holiday camps – backward quick starts. The backward quick start is an often overlooked skill essential for both defensemen and forwards.
Shoot the Duck is a hockey power skating drill that works on balance, edgework, and leg strength. In this video, we show you forward and backward progressions for teaching.
Last week we got lots of great comments on the Heel to Heel transition video. Several people wrote in asking if we could do a…
Skating transitions are a big factor in races to the puck. Being able to efficiently transition from forward to backward and vice versa is a skill every player should master. In this week’s video, we take a look at the heel to heel backward to forward transition.