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(Ed note:┬áSpocker stepped up to write this guest post about braced blocking after I tried doing it at Wreckers practice and felt a million years old. “In my day, skating backwards at all was fancy!” I’ll keep working on it. Thanks ┬áSpocker!) With The Big O now behind us, a lot of top-tier teams have […]

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If your team was like mine, you spent a lot of time practicing scrum starts in the dark ages of minors and double-whistle starts. You probably still practice them. Practice them more. When defending against a passive offense, hold your position as tenaciously as you would if there were an opposing blocker directly in front […]

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What’s chasing the jammer? It’s running behind or next to a jammer who’s in the process of clearing the pack. Most of the time, it’s a waste of your time and energy. Jammers are fast, and if they have an extra step on you, you’re not going to get an advantageous position on her. You […]

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