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.
This drill covers
– Correct edges
– 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.