What is the hockey stop called?
How do you stop in hockey? To do the full hockey stop, skate forwards, lift your strong leg, rotate your hips a bit, lean back, and turn your body to the side so that both skates are now sideways (compared to how they were pointing before). Plant your back foot and dig in until you stop. Congratulations, you have just learned how to hockey stop.
What is a hockey stop in skiing? A hockey stop is basically a parallel turn into sliding sideways until you stop. The hockey stop is the most efficient way to stop, as it gives the maximum resistance possible as explained in creating resistance.
How hockey stops off ice?