Matthew Larke

Matt Larke played eight years of pro hockey in the CHL, ECHL and the EIHL. After retiring, he began his coaching career working for skill development organizations, Total Package Hockey, Naurato Hockey, Flint Firebirds (OHL), the Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL) the USA NTDP's U17 and U18 teams. Matt recently began working as a Skills Development Consultant with the NHL’s Seattle Kraken.

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Learn how to blend the one foot cut into crossovers to manipulate a defender’s feet and stick, to maximize time and space on the attack.
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Time and space. You want it when you’re carrying the puck and you want to eliminate it when your opponent has the puck.

Matthew Larke, former Player Development Coach with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program (U17 and U18 teams) and newly named Skills Development Consultant with the NHL’s Seattle Kraken, used his Global Skills Showcase presentation to address a basic skill, a move critical for one-on-one situations. 

During his 35-minute talk, Larke explains how to blend the one foot cut into crossovers to manipulate a defender’s feet and stick, to maximize time and space on the attack.

First things first: what is a 1-foot-cut?

Learn how to blend the one foot cut into crossovers to manipulate a defender’s feet and stick, to maximize time and space on the attack . . .

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