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Keep a good knee bend
Use c cuts to create momentum with your inside edges
Maintain good posture; shoulders back, head up
Try your hardest to stay balanced, fight the urge to put your other foot on the ice. This will increase your balance and leg strength
Hockey Edge Work: One Footed Figure 8s
Hockey Skating Forward One Footed Figure 8s
This 1 Footed Figure 8 drill is great for improving your inside and outside edge work as well as your balance. During this skill drill use your inside and outside edges to generate momentum and power. The best skaters in the world can create momentum without taking a stride, it all comes from their superior edge work and glide.
Keys to the One Footed Figure 8
Backwards One Footed Figure 8s
For the backwards one footed figure 8, make sure to use c cuts with your inside edges and again maintain great posture so you don’t fall forward.