HCLL - Hockey Canada Coach 2 - Developing Skills - Skating the Game Tendency

Mar. 29, 2024 at 10:50 a.m. MDT

As players get older, we still see a lot of the same errors in skating that we do with a youth player. Common errors are erratic arm swings or the swinging of the stick, and the head is down and not looking around. Other issues are with recovery, whether it's a high heel kick, or the common tendency to stride back and not out to the side.