Fitting Power Skating Into Your Practice Plan

It’s September and hockey is fully back into the swing of things.
There is a lot for coaches to work on like shooting, passing, offensive and defensive zone coverage, and breakouts, so to add power skating may seem impossible, but trust me it is workable.

Impact of Properly Fit Skates

The Impact of Properly Fit Skates On the Mechanics of Your Skating Stride
This is the biggest and most important piece of equipment you will need to buy for your son/daughter in regards to playing hockey or Ringette.

What Exactly Is Power Skating

What exactly is power skating???
'Power skating' is a term that is widely used and often misused. Power skating is a component of training skating and developing technique, power and speed for hockey and ringette players.

Big Bad Backwards V Stop

Big Bad Backwards V Stop
What is it? A stop while moving backwards that the player turns his/her toes out and stops with their feet in a “V “position. The player does this while remaining backwards.

Bryan Bickell

Bryan Bickell’s Parents: ‘You’re the one who made it’ Bryan Bickell picks at the laces on his skates as he sits in front of his locker in the basement of the United Center.

"I think about it sometimes," he begins. The Blackhawks left winger goes quiet. He wants to taste these words before he lets them out. Bryan Bickell was supposed to be a twin.