Select a Clinic. Pick at least one of the criteria for selecting clinics. Click the Cal link for a pop-up calendar. State/Province: State/Province, Alabama, Alaska. Laura Stamm’s Power Skating presents the techniques and drills that Laura Stamm has used to train some of the top professional teams and players. With more. **Register using the ticket link** Monday – Wednesday JULY 17th – 19th, Clinic Price: $ Group A: pm, Group B: pm. Group A: Ages .

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If you slating the All Star AA test is the first test to require the player to do the skating techniques with the puck! It wasn’t like someone had to teach him how to skate,” he said.

Although other instructors put on Laura Stamm Power Skating clinics in Canada and the Lower 48, Stamm still runs clinics in Alaska and sometimes makes guest appearances at clinics outside Alaska. Yet even back in the early s, long before Title IX stamn women to become an accepted part of the sports landscape, men welcomed Stamm into their world. If players choose to repeat our clinics they will be presented with the same techniques as they were in the first clinic.

Register for US Clinics. It provides instruction on stopping, accelerating, turning and other fundamental — but often neglected — skills. I was doing something brand new, and it worked. But there was one night long ago when one of Alaska’s first hockey stars was afraid Stamm would hit the roof. Basically it teaches them with perseverance and determination they can skatiny past their perceived limits and overcome obstacles in anything or everything they do.


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Steve MacSwain, 52, is a hockey pioneer — the first Alaskan to play for Team USA in the world championships, one of the first Alaskans to play professional hockey, the first non-Minnesotan to play for the University of Minnesota. Both had already retired to their respective bedrooms by the time MacSwain showed up. Laura tells us the steps to proper skating development are Phase 1 Skating correctly, then skating fast and correctly. And then I was able to communicate them in a way that wasn’t high and mighty but in a way skwting made sense to them.

Laura Stamm skates at Westchester Lagoon. That’s what gave her credibility — because it skatin sense.

An innovator on ice, Laura Stamm wrote the book on power skating – Anchorage Daily News

It’s about the ABCs of ice skating and hockey. At Laura Stamm Power Skating we focus on teaching the proper skating techniques to increase the players efficiency and sakting. InStamm was featured in a popular advertising campaign for Dewar’s scotch whisky called “The Dewar’s Profiles. Laura Stamm skates at Westchester Lagoon on a sunny Sunday last month. Steve MacSwain remembers how Paura taught him to use his whole body when skating. Hockey League scoring record and earned league MVP honors. But Stamm laughed it off.

That began Stamm’s long love affair with Alaska. But by her own account, she didn’t become a good teacher until she put her skills on ice. Placing them on a tread mill and speeding skaging up or towing them down the ice with a bungee cord will teach the players to move their feet faster and could lead to some increase in speed, but if you teach them how to skate more effectively and efficiently you can also increase their speed.


Stamm is a power-skating instructor who has helped hundreds, maybe thousands, of hockey players become better skaters.

Even today she remains a rarity — a woman who coaches men.

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Stamm was already a teacher when she started working with the New York Rangers. Firm Foundation vs Challenge There is something to be said about the benefits of challenging your player to perform at a slightly higher level.

Phase 2 is skating correctly with the puck. I can see things on the ice.

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Stamm continued to figure skate through college and after becoming a high school biology teacher. In the summer ofthe New York Islanders asked Stamm to work one-on-one with one of their top prospects, Bobby Nystrom.

Look at our skills tests to tell which phase your player is in. If you’re not on your toes you’re not going to get the explosion you need. She cared enough about me to want to help me out. Johnson said Stamm showed him the proper way to make a crossover step — “I didn’t realize there were supposed to be two pushes in there,” he said. When you talk about U.

However we then teach them, or they can skatijg up, some additional nuances or fine motor skills to further them along in their skill refinement. And when they get to phase 2 should they still practice at phase 1?