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Hockey and physics =/

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Homework Statement


Well, I have a project in which I have to relate hockey and basketball with physics(I've finished basketball). One of the questions are
"How can you improve your hockey skills?". I have to give THREE ideas on how to improve your skills and relate it to physics. At the moment I only have 1 which is:

Sharpening your skates before a game so that they won't be dull. If they're dull, the skates would undergo less kinetic and static friction to move therefore causing you to slide uncontrollably.

Does anyone have 2 other ideas?

Thanks in advance.
 
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Delphi51
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How about shooting faster by starting with an initial speed toward the goal? Accelerating the puck more by extending the time and distance for which you push on it with the stick?
 
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Thank you!
 
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turbo
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Is the shooter using a stick with straight or a curved blade? How can this impact the speed of the puck?
 
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Is the shooter using a stick with straight or a curved blade? How can this impact the speed of the puck?
Wow, I never thought of that XD thank you very much!
 

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