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Transition Skating

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Objective:

Pivot Turns

Key Elements

Proper knee bend, Balance through turn, Push through to full extension, Use Crossunders

Organization

 Place cones or gloves as indicated in the diagram - staggered. Players skate forward to the first pylon / glove and pivot backwards - skating backwards to the next pylon / glove and pivoting forward to the finish. Do drill in both directions.

Variations

Use step out pivot turn Add pucks

Goalie

Working on skating skills

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