Slap Shot Research Paper

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The 6 phases of a slap shot varies from some coaches. Some coaches teach the preparation step in the windup, however for education purposes we will be discussing the six as separate steps. Positioning the body’s centre of gravity over its base of support is where balance comes from. Balance is about remaining stable. Any of these four factors increase stability: 1. Lower centre of mass 2. Greater mass 3. Wider base of support 4. Centre of gravity closer to base of support In a hockey slap shot, you must try to get the maximum power at maximum speed. The velocity is necessary to complete the shot without it being stolen, and the maximum power is needed to increase the force on the puck which in turn increases the acceleration (2nd law;

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