Let's look at the inside mohawk: Stroke onto the inside edge, bring the heel to the center of the skating foot, switch feet, and you're going backwards.
|Note that the mohawk is done on a single circle|
Take a minute to get your head around that idea.
I don't know if the tomahawk could be used in a footwork sequence, but it's a fun thing to learn and to do in order to work on your skills.
Coach Amazing also taught me 'the Iroquois', which is a counter-like Tomahawk.
|Is this how you feel?|
This is really deep-skating, even though these may seem inconsequential steps. This is working towards exploring every entry edge and exit, not just the 'traditional ones'. I suppose she'll teach me all of them eventually!