Published: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:22:24 +0000
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThere are certain things new skaters learn in beginning ice skating lessons. This article lists and describes those things.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article will help figure skaters of all abilities decide how to purchase the correct figure skates appropriate for their age, skating level, and need.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis photo gallery includes photos of 1976 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Dorothy Hamill wearing her
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThere are certain jumps that all ice skaters learn and that figure skating fans should try to recognize.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZA 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article will help a new or prospective figure skater purchase his or her first pair of skates.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThere are many different types of people that participate in figure skating. Some skate just for fun or exercise, others work on tests, some do ice dancing, and other skaters compete. This article lists 10 types of figure skaters.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article lists some of the most famous women in Olympic figure skating history.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZEvery individual who figure skates lives a "skating life." For most figure skaters, that life spans a
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZMany 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThe figure skating test structure may be confusing to those new to ice skating. This article outlines and explains figure skating tests and skating levels.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZLearn about some of the most famous men in Olympic figure skating history, from 1908 champion Ulrich Salchow to modern day stars like Evan Lysacek.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis list will help spectators recognize the jumps done by Olympic figure skaters.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis is a list of the things you need to bring when you go ice skating.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZA 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZDo you want to ice skate? This short article gives ice skating basics so you can get started.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article will help teach beginning skaters how to move forward on the ice.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZWhen should a figure skater stop using rental skates? Are rental skates okay at all? This article addresses this issue.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFrom practicing and training, to eating and competitions, all figure skaters can train like Olympians. Here's how!
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFigure 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZWhen 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?
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZDo 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZLacing 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis short article is meant to help new figure skaters master the back spin, a very difficult and essential figure skating element.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis is a list of some of the most famous men in Olympic figure skating history.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZGetting 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZMost 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZBefore you consider teaching figure skating, there are some things you should know.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article lists some games that can be played on the ice to make skating fun.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZIce dancing, at one time, resembled ballroom dancing on the ice, but has become more and more athletic.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZAre you signing up kids for a first ice-skating class? Here's what they will likely learn and do in that first group lesson.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article will help those interested in skating and performing in Disney On Ice to prepare to audition for the show.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article lists some of the basic ice skating spins. Many of the spins advanced figure skaters do are variations of the basic figure skating spins listed in this article.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZRussian figure skaters have dominated the ice skating world since the mid-1960s.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis is a list of some of the best figure skaters in Japanese history.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThere 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZA favorite for figure skaters of all levels, Jackson Skates are reasonably priced and there are so many different models to choose from.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFigure skaters should do exercises on and off the ice to help strengthen their legs when they do sit spins.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article includes some excellent questions and answers about the history of figure skating.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZLearning to spin on on foot on figure skates may take time and requires much practice.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZMost 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZA young child's first time on the ice needs to be fun, but also productive. This article gives ideas on how to teach beginning group tot figure skating lessons.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZChoctaws and mohawks are ice skating turns where figure skaters turns from either forward to backward or backward to forward.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThe backflip is considered an illegal figure skating move. It can be done in exhibitions and in professional ice skating competitions, but the backflip will not receive credit and a skater will receive deductions (or be disqualified) if the move is performed in eligible figure skating competitions.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZMichelle Kwan is considered a figure skating legend and is the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis is a list of Canadian figure skaters who have done great things.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZUnlike ballet, dance, or gymnastics, where learning occurs in a group lesson format most of the time, figure skating is mastered through private lessons. So….if you or your child is really interested in mastering figure skating, your first step is to select a private lesson coach.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFive questions about ice skating were sent to About.com's Figure Skating Expert JO ANN Schneider Farris from a student who was doing a research project on ice skating. The answers to that student's questions are included in this article.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article gives some figure skating blade sharpening basics and tips.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis is a list of some of the male figure skaters to watch during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZWhen 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZStopping 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZLorna Brown is a British and World Professional ice skating champion and a world and Olympic figure skating coach. In this article, she gives some thoughts on the importance of off-ice jump training.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThere 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZAfter spending years on the ice, figure skaters may be interested in a career in figure skating. This article lists some careers in the ice skating industry.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThere are certain African American figure skaters that should be remembered. This short article highlights some of those skaters.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZIce skating can be enjoyed by people of all ages. This article outlines the joys and benefits of the sport.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZHave you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in the world of figure skating? This is a list of some of the things about the sport that ice skating fans may not know about the figure skating world.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZYou've worked hard on mastering a number of figure skating moves; now it’s time to set a program to music.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFind out how to perform the Salchow figure skating jump, along with information on the Salchow inventor, facts, and trivia.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFigure skating attire has certainly changed and improved. Skaters once skated in materials that did not stretch. Learn more about the history of ice skating clothes in this article.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZEvery 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZStopping on the ice is essential for every figure skater. This is the first and easiest stop a skater must master.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article lists ten essential things that need to be packed in a figure skater's skate bag.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFigure Skating has four major branches: Singles, Pairs, Dance, and Synchronized Skating.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZAre 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFigure 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis short article addresses how often a figure skater should sharpen his or her skates.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZWhat is the difference between a hockey skate and a figure skate?
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZIn recent years, most figure skaters practice in figure skating pants (in addition to skating dresses). This article lists some of the most popular brands of of figure skating pants.
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2016-10-25T11:22:24ZFigure skaters can go to camp during the summer. Many week-long, overnight, and day camps for ice skaters are available at figure skating training centers throughout the United States.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article explains how figure skaters qualify for the Olympics.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZRollerGards protect ice skating blades and also make it possible for skaters to roller skate on ice skates.
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2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article lists the basic steps and turns done in ice dancing.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZRussian pair skaters Gordeeva and Grinkov won virtually every competition they entered. They won the Olympics in both 1988 and in 1994. They began skating together as children and married in 1991. Sergei died suddenly in 1995. Ekaterina Gordeeva continues to perform.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZDressing 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThose new to figure skating have to learn the names of figure skating moves. They also have to understand the different branches of figure skating. This article may help a reader learn some of the facts and terms related to the sport.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article outlines what parents of young figure skaters must do if they wish to see their child become a figure skating champion. Olympic figure skating coach, Tom Zakrajsek, gives his advice.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article will help figure skaters select music for their competition and exhibition programs.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZMany individuals want to teach skating. This article addresses the qualifications needed to coach figure skating.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZMondor over the boot figure skating tights are ice skating tights that include a built in skate boot cover.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis is a short description of one figure skater's memories of skating and touring with Disney On Ice.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZSeveral elite figure skaters have died of AIDS related complications. This is a list of some of those skaters.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZTest your ice skating knowledge. Do you know these ten figure skating facts? This is a list of some unusual and unique facts that you may not know about the world of figure skating.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis article gives instruction on how to do forward crossovers on figure skates.
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2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThis video includes clips of famous figure skaters throughout ice skating history doing back flips on the ice.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZJust before the 1994 Olympics, right after a practice session at the United States National Figure Skating Championships in Detroit, Michigan, Nancy Kerrigan was attacked and hit hard with a hard object on her knee. The accident made it impossible for her to compete and Tonya Harding won the Championship Ladies event. Shortly after that, it was discovered that Tonya Harding had been part of an alleged conspiracy to hurt Nancy. Tonya was banned from U.S. Figure Skating for life.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZSometimes, 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZIce skate technician, Geoff Hébert, helps demystify all the different blade options that are available for ice skaters.
2016-10-25T11:22:24ZA skater can't go wrong if he or she purchases a Harlick boot. Both custom and stock boots are available.