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Get Low The lower the better Try for a 90 degree knee bend Over longer distances you wont be able to maintain this but bend em as much as you can Keep your weight centered and off of your toes Push through the center of the frames As an exercise think about pushing through the heels at the end of the stroke Make your heel-wheel the last wheel to leave the pavement at the end of the stroke Push to the side not to the back Push as laterally as you can Your foot will go to the back a little bit but if you think push straight to the side youll end up with a more efficient push Transfer your weight completely to the new support skate Dont just toddle back and forth from skate to skate instead really fall onto the support leg Make a total commitment of your body weight as you fall and push simultaneously You should be able to fall on that support leg and then glide on one skate for a while If you immediately tip back on to the other skate then you werent committed You hedged your bets and didnt get as much push as you could have Its also good to have a nice relaxed recovery stroke For this imagine the McDonalds golden arches behind you on the pavement Push to the side then trace an arch behind you with your toe wheel Your frames should be almost vertical with respect to the ground as you recover Then at the end drive your recovering knee forward so your recoveraing skate is slightly ahead of your pushing skate Dont just set it down Instead sweep it to the side and fall on to it as in 4 above This gives you a good hard conventional power push Cross-overs are pretty important Try
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