HCLL - Hockey Canada Coach 1 - Developing Skills - Forward Striding - Teaching Tip

Apr. 5, 2024 at 6:33 p.m. MDT

If a player wants to be a great skater, they need to start by getting their head up. Get players thinking about pulling a rope with their arm swing. while it's okay to cross the midline with the swinging of the free hand, the stick hand should only come to about midline of the player’s body. Stay low so the player can extend their stride and recover quick underneath their body.