Forward Cross Overs

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In this video we breakdown how to teach the forward cross overs.

  • Step #1 - Outside Push
  • Step #2 - Cross Over
  • Step #3 - Under Push

Coaching Points

  • Outside skate pushes all the way out through the toe.
  • Cross over the inside skate.
  • Inside skate uses outside edge to create the under push.
  • Be sure to rotate the shoulders towards the inside of the circle.
  • When turning on your forehand side have two hands on the stick.
  • When turning to the backhand side have one hand on stick or rotate more to have two hands on the stick.
  • NEVER allow players to switch their top hands.