Tips and Tricks #8

What in the world is an ‘and’ position?

Bringing your feet close together after pushing: This is formally referred to as an ‘and’ position, but you can simply think about it any way you want to–as long as you do it. Think about it as someone skating beside you saying “push and push”. Bringing your feet back together before taking your next push gives you a much stronger center of gravity as a skater.