Weekend_Footwork - Grab a couple of minutes at practice this weekend to work on your foot and line work. The video above shows two variations, one with a hockey stop and one with a crossover step. You can do them both backwards and forwards.
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Edging Drill 2 - Practice lateral entries and controlled stops to best position yourself in tight spots. -Exaggerate the point of your toe (toward the inside or outside line) while keeping your upper body square, this will allow sharper cuts. -Once you get the cut down nicely work on repositioning your feet forward, so you'll be ready to block or move.