hi everybody we're back out at the sport court for part two of our summer power skating series on rollerblades at marseilles hockey school today we'll be working on our skating technique now I know we can't work on absolutely everything on inline skates like we would on the ice we're not gonna be working on stops we're not gonna be working on super tight turns but there's three things that I really like to work on on rollerblades and those are our forwards skating technique our backwards skating technique and our crossovers so we'll get right to it we'll start off with our forward stride key here what I want to see is that we get into a really good knee bend and have a long extension now on the asphalt this toe flick that we usually have on the end of the ice might be a little tough you might slip out a little bit that's not a big deal just concentrate on a really long good extension and bringing your legs all the way back underneath your body [Applause] get as low as you can long strides good little test for yourself if you're out on the court on your street is to see how many strides you need to get from one end of your street to the other without completely breaking your tempo but just really long slow powerful strides I'm gonna count for myself starting from a dead stop one two three four five on the way back we'll be a little easier one two three four the last thing well you should be concentrating on when you're going a little slower than you might on the ice is working on your technique I find a lot of players their arms tend to get a little bit confused or stop moving try to move your arms and that same smooth tempo as your legs just watch my arms going down same speed as my legs arm swing arm swing pump pump pump pump pump looks easy might be a little tough at the start but you'll get the hang of it for sure so we're coming to our backwards stride working on those nice C cuts or as I call them half hearts get really low your roller blades should not be leaving the surface push out to the front and bring them back underneath your hips not all the way in and not all the way out quick start stride stride stride stride [Applause] stride stride stride stride important here whenever your backwards skating try to wiggle your butt as little as possible I'm gonna do it one more time and keep it as stable as possible my arms don't move just pomping from my legs trying to get a bit of a toe flick underneath my hips on the way back and [Applause] now to part three our crossovers important here our stick and our chest our shoulders are turned in the direction that we want to be skating that will help our legs to follow I'm not jumping up and down like a kangaroo but there is a little bit of spring in my step shoulders are rotated in and shoulders up [Applause] either way good tempo in my strides head up as often as possible now one thing that I find you can work quite well on when crossover on rollerblades is the push under when you cross under you can really grip the surface with that front wheel get a little bit of power and push back out on your inside edge we'll call it the edge it's not really an edge on rollerblades on your inside edge if you push really powerfully on the asphalt unless you have a really special inline court you might be slipping out a little bit but that cross under is something we can really work on just watch my foot is crossing under push push push push push cross under either way push push cross under cross under cross under cross under cross under so that's it it's a part to our power skating series on rollerblades at marseilles hockey school if you liked any of these drills and want to want to see them in more detail there all just look into my power skating playlist and I've covered every part of this in a little bit more detail if you liked the video don't forget to click on like or subscribe have a great summer have fun practicing outdoors and see you next time at marseilles hockey school

Skating Drills on Rollerblades Part 2: Technique

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  • June 3, 2019 at 4:59 am
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  • June 3, 2019 at 4:59 am
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    What a great lesson and great channel! Subscribed! I'll try these moves this weekend (wearing my helmet, elbow and knee pads; i'll be doing plenty of falling down while learning).

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  • June 3, 2019 at 4:59 am
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    Your hockey content is the BEST! Very nice job my friend!

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