Laura Stamm's Power Skating by Human KineticsLaura Stamm's Power Skating by Human Kinetics

Laura Stamm's Power Skating

byHuman Kinetics

Book & Toy | September 18, 2009

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Develop explosive acceleration, speed, and agility and dominate the ice! Laura Stamm’s Power Skating, Fourth Edition book and DVD package presents the skating system used by thousands of the sport’s top players and teams to move with maximum efficiency on the ice. Plus, you’ll learn proven drills to help practice and master each maneuver. The DVD released in 2005 brings Stamm’s new book alive by demonstrating the skills and drills in each chapter.

From starts and stops to turns and transitions, Laura Stamm’s Power Skating covers all of the critical components of explosive skating. Through top-level instruction, practice drills, and coaching tips, you’ll learn these skills:

• Increase on-ice acceleration.

• Improve balance while changing directions on the ice.

• Increase speed and agility to disrupt aggressive defensemen.

• Explode from a stationary position and stop more rapidly.

• Increase puck protection without sacrificing speed.

• Use speed and agility to create more scoring chances for yourself and teammates.

The great hockey players skate powerfully and are able to get in position to make the key plays. Laura Stamm’s Power Skating/DVD package will give you an explosive edge on the competition with every technique you need to skate your best and elevate your game.

Internationally renowned power skating coach Laura Stamm has been coaching hockey players for more than 38 years. She is recognized as the pioneer of modern power skating in North America. The first woman ever to coach a major league professional hockey player, Stamm showed the hockey world how important skating technique is to a hoc...
Title:Laura Stamm's Power SkatingFormat:Book & ToyProduct dimensions:1 × 1 × 1 inShipping dimensions:1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:September 18, 2009Publisher:Human Kinetics, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0736093273

ISBN - 13:9780736093279


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Skates and Equipment for Superior Skating

Chapter 2. Balance for Stability and Speed

Chapter 3. Force Application for Explosive Speed

Chapter 4. Forward Stride for a More Aggressive Attack

Chapter 5. Backward Stride for Mobility on Defense

Chapter 6. Crossovers for Acceleration on Curves

Chapter 7. Explosive Starts for Gaining the Advantage

Chapter 8. Stops for Halting on a Dime

Chapter 9. Turns and Transition for Multidirectional Moves

Chapter 10. Agility for Maximum Coverage of the Ice

Chapter 11. Training and Conditioning for Faster, More Powerful Skating

Editorial Reviews

"As a former student of Laura Stamm’s, I can personally attest to the tremendous benefits and advantages of the technique in Laura Stamm’s Power Skating. It helped my skating significantly and was a factor in the improvement of my overall game. It’s universally beneficial for any skater at any level." Rob Niedermayer Anaheim Ducks "Laura Stamm’s Power Skating offers expert techniques that will help both amateur and professional players get an edge on the ice. It is a must-read if you want to take your skating to the next level." Tony Granato Head Coach, Colorado Avalanche