Laura Stamm's Power Skating - 4th Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-18
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Presents the techniques and drills that have been used to train some of the top professional teams and players. Over 300 photographs and illustration demonstrate power skating skills, from basic to complex. Contains selected skills that reflect the changes in the game of hockey for a faster, more open game on the ice. Offers over 197 drills with techniques for BAMS (balance, agility, mobility, speed) as well as puck protection. Includes variations and recommendations to ensure safe and effective execution of skating drills by young athletes and more complex drills for older and more advanced athletes.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vi
Prefacaep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. x
Introductionp. xi
Skates and Equipment for Superior Skatingp. 1
Balance for stability and Speedp. 11
Force Application for Explosive Speedp. 33
Forward Stride for a More Aggressive Attackp. 41
Backward Stride for Mobility on Defensep. 79
Crossovers for Acceleration on Curvesp. 99
Explosive Starts for Gaining the Advantagep. 141
Turns and Transition for Multidirectional Movesp. 189
Agility for Maximum Coverage of the Icep. 223
Training and Conditioning for Faster, More Powerful Skatingp. 241
Afterwordp. 265
Glossaryp. 266
Bibliography and Suggested Readingp. 268
About the Authorp. 269
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