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Laura Stamm's Power Skating - 4th Edition [Kindle Edition]

Laura Stamm

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"As a former student of Laura Stamm's, I can personally attest to the tremendous benefits and advantages of the technique in Laura Stamm's Power Skating. It helped my skating significantly and was a factor in the improvement of my overall game. It's universally beneficial for any skater at any level."

Rob Niedermayer -- Anaheim Ducks, NHL All-Star Forward

"Laura Stamm's Power Skating offers expert techniques that will help both amateur and professional players get an edge on the ice. It is a must-read if you want to take your skating to the next level."

Tony Granato -- Assistant Coach, Pittsburgh Penguins

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Develop explosive acceleration, speed, and agility and dominate the ice! Laura Stamm's Power Skating presents the skating system used by thousands of the sport's top players and teams to move with maximum efficiency on the ice.

From starts and stops to turns and transitions, Laura Stamm's Power Skating covers all of the critical components of explosive skating. Through top-level instruction, practice drills, and coaching tips, you'll learn to these skills:

  • Increase on-ice acceleration.
  • Improve balance while changing directions on the ice.
  • Increase speed and agility to disrupt aggressive defensemen.
  • Explode from a stationary position and stop more rapidly.
  • Increase puck protection without sacrificing speed.
  • Use speed and agility to create more scoring chances for yourself and teammates.
The great hockey players skate powerfully and are able to get in position to make the key plays. Laura Stamm's Power Skating will give you that explosive edge on the competition.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Informative, instructional, a must read for every skater! Oct. 15 2009
By Kimberly Rupp - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Laura Stamm's Power Skating thouroughly describes power skating techniques with diagrams, photos and written descriptions. This book is beneficial to both new skaters and pros. Whether you are just learning to skate or want to perfect your technique you will benefit from the information in this book. An excellent reference tool for coaches at all levels.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The proof is on the ice! Dec 14 2009
By Moveslikeacat - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Take the ideas and techniques and drills explained in this book a few at a time. Bring them with you to the ice again and again. Use the ideas. Learn the techniques. Practice the drills. Practice them some more. Own the style. Watch your game and your confidence develop and transform powerfully. This book is a valuable, well-written guide for achieving superior levels of power, speed, and agility in "skating great hockey!"
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent for all skill levels! Oct. 28 2009
By D. Knelsen - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Laura Stamm's power skating instruction is incredibly useful for all skill levels. This book is a gold mine of practical tools one can use to improve their own stride or to teach skating more effectively. I highly recommend Laura's work to anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of skating or to fix bad skating habits they've had for 15 years. An excellent resource!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Covers the basics of ice skating Feb. 15 2010
By Midwest Book Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Laura Stamm's POWER SKATING tells how to develop speed and agility through a skating system used by thousands of top players expert in ice skating. From starts and stops to turns, this covers the basics of ice skating, from balance and acceleration to increasing speed and using agility to create better hockey scoring chances.
5.0 out of 5 stars Laura Stamms Power Skating April 18 2014
By Jeffrey - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Good book! Informational, as expected! Has many good techniques to become a better skater. The way the book is layed out and broken into chapters by technique makes it a step by step approach that is customized by ability level.

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Only the lower body (skates, knees, thighs, and hips) leans into the circle. The upper body (chest, shoulders, and head) does not lean; it should be essentially upright, with the shoulders level with the ice. &quote;
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While the legs are the engines and are used for power and motion, the back muscles are used to hold the upper body stilland balancedabove the moving skates. &quote;
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When skating at fast speeds on a sharp curve or circle, it is safer to hold the inside shoulder slightly higher than the outside shoulder than it is to lower (drop) the inside shoulder into the curve or circle. &quote;
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