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intro

This test is intended to answer:

Does your skate boot have a high enough boot cuff to support effective stopping by pressing the lower leg back and down against it?

 

(also stiff enough)

(also comfortable enough)

Guidelines for boot-rear-top height versus knee-height.

How test the force?

If yes, then you can use method C: find an instructor

 

performing the test

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measuring

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hints

  • most normal "general recreational" skates which are sold with a heel-brake already on them in the box are suitable for method C, supplemented by method A.

By "general recreational" skates, I mean skates which are not specialized for hockey, dance, racing, tricks, etc.

  • most speedskate boots are not suitable for method C.

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outcomes + implications

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