Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:24:24 +0000
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThere are certain things new skaters learn in beginning ice skating lessons. This article lists and describes those things.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThere are certain jumps that all ice skaters learn and that figure skating fans should try to recognize.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA list of more than twenty movies about figure skating that have helped increase skating's popularity and visibility, and might make you laugh or cry.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZWhen is it too late to begin figure skating? If a skater begins skating as a teen or after he or she is eighteen years old, is it too late to become a serious competitive figure skater? Is it possible to learn double and triple jumps as a young adult?
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe backflip is considered an illegal figure skating move. It can be done in exhibitions and in professional competitions but not in the Olympics.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis is a list of the things you need to bring when you go ice skating.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article will help figure skaters of all abilities decide how to purchase the correct figure skates appropriate for their age, skating level, and need.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article will help a new or prospective figure skater purchase his or her first pair of skates.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article outlines what parents of young figure skaters must do if they wish to guide their child into becoming the best figure skater possible. This article is for those with Olympic figure skating dreams.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZMany people that enter figure skating don't know how often an ice skater needs to skate to improve. This short article will help answer that concern.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZFigure skaters of all ages must eat a healthy and balanced diet. Eating right should begin when ice skaters are young. This article includes a suggested meal plan figure skaters.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZFrom practicing and training, to eating and competitions, all figure skaters can train like Olympians. Here's how!
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZAre you signing up kids for a first ice-skating class? Here's what they will likely learn and do in that first group lesson.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZLacing figure skates correctly will make the ice skating experience more enjoyable. Correct lacing of figure skates is very important and must be done a certain way.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZEvery individual who figure skates lives a "skating life." For most figure skaters, that life spans a
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article lists some of the most famous women in Olympic figure skating history.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZDo you want to ice skate? This short article gives ice skating basics so you can get started.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZIce dancing, at one time, resembled ballroom dancing on the ice, but has become more and more athletic.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZWhen should a figure skater stop using rental skates? Are rental skates okay at all? This article addresses this issue.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe figure skating test structure may be confusing to those new to ice skating. This article outlines and explains figure skating tests and skating levels.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZFigure skaters should do exercises on and off the ice to help strengthen their legs when they do sit spins.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThere are many moves figure skaters must master. This article includes links to lessons on falling and getting up on skates, how to stop, how to skate forward, and how to spin and jump.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZMost young figure skaters have a difficult time figuring out what to practice during freestyle practice sessions. This is a recommended practice plan for an ice skater who is able to do basic figure skating skills.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA figure skating training center is more than just an ordinary ice skating rink. It is a place where many hours are devoted to figure skating. Usually, training centers have at least two ice sheets, many top coaches, off-ice training, and special programs geared towards creating figure skating champions.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZMost figure skating coaches recommend blades for their students that they used when they skated. The problem with this is that no one knows why they picked a certain blade in the first place. The goal of this article is to help those new to figure skating understand ice skating blades.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZLearn about some of the most famous men in Olympic figure skating history, from 1908 champion Ulrich Salchow to modern day stars like Evan Lysacek.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZWhen figure skaters put a series of turns and steps together, they are doing footwork. The possibilities are endless. This article lists some suggested footwork sequences that can be skated by a figure skater who can do most ice skating turns and steps.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis is a list of some of the most famous men in Olympic figure skating history.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZChoctaws and mohawks are ice skating turns where figure skaters turns from either forward to backward or backward to forward.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis is a list of some of the best figure skaters in Japanese history.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZStopping on the ice is essential for every figure skater. This is the first and easiest stop a skater must master.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe PIC Skate is an inline figure skate. Skaters who own this skate say they are able to practice moves that are done on the ice on dry land.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis is a list of the favorite figure skating boots & blades used by figure skaters. If you buy a new or used boot & blade, look for one of these brands.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZFind out how to perform the Salchow figure skating jump, along with information on the Salchow inventor, facts, and trivia.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZGetting started in figure skating is simple. Most ice arenas offer weekly group lessons that usually run from six to twelve weeks. These group lessons cover many figure skating basics.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZSnow White Skates are one of the most popular brands of inline figure skates.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZHow off-ice workouts can strengthen, hone, and prepare the body for the demands of figure skating..
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article describes what can be expected on the first day of a group ice skating lesson series for beginners including what to wear and exercises.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZRussian figure skaters have dominated the ice skating world since the mid-1960s.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThere is a new judging system for figure skating, called the ISU Judging System, that was implemented shortly after the 2002 Olympics. There are several officials invloved with this new judging system. What each figure skating official does is explained in this article. Also, a short explanation of the new system of scoring is summarized.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZAre you a parent of a young figure skater? Are you interested in getting an idea of how much time and money will go into your child's dream? This article gives estimates of the time and cost of figure skating broken down by skating level.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article lists ten essential things that need to be packed in a figure skater's skate bag.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZIt is important that figure skaters stretch before and after skating. Stretching daily will make a skater's body more flexible, so the skater will have more power when he or she performs. Stretching also improves a figure skater's posture and decreases chances of injury. This is a short list of recommended stretching exercises for figure skaters.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis photo gallery includes photos of 1976 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Dorothy Hamill wearing her
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZEvery figure skating turn has a name. When a figure skater turns from forward to backward or from backward to forward on one foot, he could be doing a three turn, a bracket, a counter, or a rocker. Each turn is slightly different.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article gives advice on how and when a parent should get a child started at figure skating. Also, what to expect from tot group ice skating lessons is outlined and discussed.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZIn addition to wearing proper ice skating clothes, a figure skater must make sure his or her hair looks nice. A nice hairstyle will make most figure skaters skate better.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZRussian and Soviet figure skating techniques have had a tremendous impact in the ice skating world. This article lists some of the best Russian and Soviet figure skating coaches.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZDo you want to get an idea of what's involved in becoming a figure skater? Before you begin to skate, there are things you should know.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZEvery figure skater must have training in ballet. Ballet gives figure skaters the basics they need to control their bodies.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZIce skating can be enjoyed by people of all ages. This article outlines the joys and benefits of the sport.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZIce skates have inside edges and outside edges. Stand with your feet parallel. Press your feet to the outside. These are outside edges. Now, press your feet to the inside. You are on inside edges.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZFigure skating seems to be a great place for romance. Several skaters have met at the rink and have had romances. This is a list of just some skating related romances and marriages.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZLearning to spin on ice skates is not easy, but is so much fun!
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZDressing properly for skating helps most figure skaters skate better. This short article gives information on how to dress for figure skating competitions, exhibitions, tests, and performances.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article gives instruction on how to do forward crossovers on figure skates.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZYou've worked hard on mastering a number of figure skating moves; now it’s time to set a program to music.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article includes some excellent questions and answers about the history of figure skating.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZDoing a back wiggle on ice skates is fun and will also boost a new skater's confidence.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe cost of private figure skating instruction can vary, but in almost all instances, the skater must be aware that he or she must pay the rink for admission and ice time and also pay a separate fee to the figure skating coach for the lesson.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZStopping on the ice is done by scraping the flat part of the blade across the ice. Pressure is put on the scraping foot, and the friction created on the ice causes a stop. This article lists the basic stops done by figure skaters.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA three turn is a figure skating turn where a skater turns from forward to backward or backward to forward on one foot. The turn is named three turn because of the pattern left on the ice looks like the number three.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThere are certain African American figure skaters that should be remembered. This short article highlights some of those skaters.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZSometimes, when a figure skater attempts to do a double, triple, or quadriple jump, he or she abandons the jump by not rotating and opens up in the air. He or she gives up on completing the jump and usually lands on two feet. This is called popping which is considered a very bad habit.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article explains how figure skaters qualify for the Olympics.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe Grit figure skating bag's tower design keeps skaters organized.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe scratch spin is done in an upright spin where the free leg is crossed over the skating knee and then pushed down towards the ice. As the arms are pulled in, a blur effect can be achieved if the spin is done fast. It is the most popular spin among figure skaters.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZNo one wants to fall while ice skating, but if you are going to skate, you are going to fall. How can a figure skater, especially an adult who doesn't want to fall, fall safely? This article addresses this issue.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZFigure Skating has four major branches: Singles, Pairs, Dance, and Synchronized Skating.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZWhat is the difference between a hockey skate and a figure skate?
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZRussian born Larisa Gendernalik is not only a figure skating coach, but the artist of impressive figure skating drawings and paintings. Page 36.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA death spiral is a beautiful and dramatic pair skating move.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA bracket turn is done in footwork sequences and is also a required turn in certain figure skating tests, in ice dances, and in synchronized skating.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis article reviews EDEA Skates.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZWhen a coach takes a child to an ice skating competition or event, there are fees for taking care of the student and for expenses.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZIt may seem obvious, but not all people new to figure skating know what color of skates to buy.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe skater skates forward or backward on two feet and squats down as far as possible. The arms and rear should be level. This is a great exercise to get the knees going!
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThere are two different figure skating associations in the United States: Ice Skating Institute (ISI) and US Figure Skating (USFS). What are the differences?
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA toe loop is a figure skating jump that is done with a toe assist.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThe American Athletic brand of figure skates are inexpensive entry level ice skates that can be purchased at most major sporting goods stores. This article reviews the product.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA spread eagle is a figure skating move where a skater glides on two feet with the toes pointing in opposite directions. The legs are completely straight and spread apart. This step-by-step tutorial gives directions on how to do a spread eagle.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZA spiral is a figure skating move which is based on the classic arabesque position from ballet. The basic forward spiral is performed while a skater glides forward on one foot with the chest facing towards the ice and with the free leg stretched back.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZSeveral elite figure skaters have died of AIDS related complications. This is a list of some of those skaters.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZIf possible, when traveling to figure skating competitions, skaters should carry their skates on the plane as carry-on luggage, but security restrictions vary depending on the airline, airport, and local TSA authorities.
2017-02-20T11:24:24ZThis is a short list of recommended gifts that can be given to those who love figure skating.