Skating Backwards Crossover Drill – Skate Drills

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This drill helps to you to grasp the concept of crossing over backwards while building comfort, balance, learning which edges to lean on and also developing muscle memory. While skating backwards perform a crossover, once the leg you’ve lifted has been successfully place over the other leg hold this position for around 5-7 Seconds while making sure your leaning on the correct edges.

Key Points

This drill covers

-Crossover technique
– Correct edges
– Balance
– Body posture

If you find yourself unable to hold the crossover, you may be leaning incorrectly (be sure to learn on the correct edges) This drill helps to encourage your body on the correct edges.

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