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Bite Angle | What ROH Really Means

In previous posts, we have spent some time talking about what to look for in a great sharpening, skate blade contouring (rockering & pitch) and, of course, radius of hollow. At this point, if you are a reader of this blog, you pretty much have a handle on what these things are.

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3 Simple Experiments All Hockey Players Ought To Consider

For developing hockey players, attending hockey schools, camps and clinics over the summer has become an expected part the lifestyle. From defensemen camps to summer leagues, finding just the right one for you or your hockey player could be a full-time job.

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Stay Sharp! | Testing Your Skate Blades For Great Edges

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After testing and confirming the edges of your skate blade are even, you will want to confirm they are indeed sharp. "Sharp” is the second ‘S’ in ESS.

When we say sharp edges, what we mean is that the inside and outside edges of your skate blade are razor-thin, clean and without burrs or knicks.

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3 Things To Look For In A Great Skate Sharpening Job | Sparx ESS

At Sparx, we are obsessed with skate sharpening. We also know that lots of hockey players, while not obsessed, certainly know when the skates they are on feel great and when they feel like..., well, not so great. The problem is, they don't always know why. It turns out, the formula for an awesome skate sharpening is actually pretty simple. 

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Welcome to Sparx Skate Sharpening

Genuine innovation is invariably the result of a process. Recognizing a problem, examining current or conventional solutions, assessing new ideas and, of course, trying new things until you find just the right answer. The natural by-product of that process is a whole lot of domain knowledge.

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