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Striding Techniques for Skaters
Tutorials, tips, articles, and video tips demonstrating
proper striding techniques for recreational, fitness,
and speed inline skaters.
The Basics of Speed Skating
An easy to understand striding tutorial for beginning
speed skaters that covers the basics of developing an efficient
and powerful skating stride.
The Double Push Advanced Striding Technique
Tutorials and video clips explaining how to do the "double push",
an advanced striding technique that involves using both the outward
and inward strides to increase power and speed.
5 Steps to Improve Your Skating Stride
A clear and concise guide to developing a better skating stride
in 5 steps by long-distance speed skating champion and speed coach
Eddy Matzger. Includes a video clip illustrating proper
Squat Lower to Improve Your Skating Stride
This article by Canadian speed skating coach and fitness
expert Barry Publow of Canda explains how skaters can improve
their skating stride by skating
low, but without overloading the knee and quadriceps (from FaSST.com).
Striding Techniques for Absolute Beginners
This article by inline skating instructor and book author Liz Miller
introduces the beginning skaters to the most basic striding techniques
Striding Video Clips
The "D" Stride
A video clip on Eddy Matzger's Web site demonstrating
how to get a good lateral push and the proper technique
for the recovery phase of a skating stride.
The Heel Carve Stride
Video clip on Eddy Matzger's Web site demonstrating
the heel carve skating stride technique for improving
the power and length of a skating stride.
Double Push Video Clips
A collection of video clips demonstrating
the double push striding technique.
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