Thursday, September 8, 2011

5.1.4.2 Skaters must not skate clockwise in relation to the track when executing a block.

Continuing with the rules regarding dangerous blocking techniques, today’s rule explains that clockwise blocking is considered dangerous. Much like Blocking to the Back, clockwise blocking is explained as dangerous in this section, and then the penalties associated with clockwise blocking are all included in the Direction of Gameplay penalty section 6.9. As explained in section 6.9 blocking a clockwise skating skater is considered legal.

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