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‘Sculling Inside Edge’ Progression Drills


Series: Standing Transitions

Technical Skill: C-Cut Technique

Practice Level: Foundational



Improved Performance: The use of visualization can enhance performance by reinforcing the pathways in the brain that are associated with the skill, leading to better execution when performing the actual task. Regular mental practice sessions can lead to sharper thinking skills, that are crucial to help with weak link correction when practicing the skill on the ice.

Mental practice, also known as visualization or mental rehearsal, involves imagining the performance of a skill or action without physically executing it. This technique has been widely studied and utilized in various sports and is found to offer numerous benefits for understanding the skill, skill improvement, and confidence building.

Success during mental practice and effective performance on the ice can boost motivation and self-confidence, which are crucial for achieving goals.