Published: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 11:43:02 +0000
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZA 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere are certain things new skaters learn in beginning ice skating lessons. This article lists and describes those things.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere are certain jumps that all ice skaters learn and that figure skating fans should try to recognize.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe Axel jump may be the hardest jump for many figure skaters. Once ice skaters master the Axel, the double jumps come quickly. This short article outlines some steps that will help a figure skater master an Axel jump.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThose 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article will help figure skaters of all abilities decide how to purchase the correct figure skates appropriate for their age, skating level, and need.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article lists some of the most famous women in Olympic figure skating history.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZFrom practicing and training, to eating and competitions, all figure skaters can train like Olympians. Here's how!
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis is a list of some of the most famous men in Olympic figure skating history.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis is a list of the things you need to bring when you go ice skating.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZFind out how to perform the Salchow figure skating jump, along with information on the Salchow inventor, facts, and trivia.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZGliding forward on one foot on ice skates is a basic move that all figure skaters and ice hockey players must learn and master. This short tutorial will help new ice skaters master this move.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article will help a new or prospective figure skater purchase his or her first pair of skates.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZFigure 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe fun (but graceful) Waltz Jump is inspired by ballet and is one of the first jumps beginners learn.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZFigure 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZMany 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZRussian born Larisa Gendernalik is not only a figure skating coach, but the artist of impressive figure skating drawings and paintings. Page 36.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZWhen 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?
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZLacing 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article includes some excellent questions and answers about the history of figure skating.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZAt figure skating competitions, scores are given for technical elements and points are also awarded for program components. The total score given to figure skaters for the program components is called the component score. The judges give points on a scale from 0 to 10 for program components.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZHave 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZAre you signing up kids for a first ice-skating class? Here's what they will likely learn and do in that first group lesson.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis photo gallery includes photos of 1976 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Dorothy Hamill wearing her
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZA skater can't go wrong if he or she purchases a Harlick boot. Both custom and stock boots are available.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis is a list of Canadian figure skaters who have done great things.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZSonja Henie is considered a figure skating legend and is also considered the first ice skating celebrity. She won gold at three different Olympics and is known for bringing ballet to the ice.
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2017-03-12T11:43:02ZWhen should a figure skater stop using rental skates? Are rental skates okay at all? This article addresses this issue.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZGetting 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZHydroblading is gliding on deep edges with the bodies stretched in a very low position that is almost parallel to the ice.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZDo 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZAt the 1976 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships, amateur photographer, LeRoy Miltner, took some photos as the skaters that qualified for the Olympics were introduced to the audience. The photos were misplaced until Thanksgiving of 2007. Mr. Miltner found the photos and is excited to now share them with About.com's readers. Page 12.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZDo you want to ice skate? This short article gives ice skating basics so you can get started.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZUnlike 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZA favorite for figure skaters of all levels, Jackson Skates are reasonably priced and there are so many different models to choose from.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZBeing the parent of a figure skater is a very hard job. There many things a parent of a figure skater must do. This short article outlines some of those things.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe figure skating test structure may be confusing to those new to ice skating. This article outlines and explains figure skating tests and skating levels.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere are some guidelines to follow regarding the care of figure skates.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZJayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the Olympics in ice dancing in 1984. They are considered figure skating legends.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIce dancing, at one time, resembled ballroom dancing on the ice, but has become more and more athletic.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article reviews EDEA Skates.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZWhen 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZHow off-ice workouts can strengthen, hone, and prepare the body for the demands of figure skating..
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIn the United States, the figure skating competition season begins in the fall with regional figure skating competitions which usually take place in October of each year.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis is a list of some of the best figure skaters in Japanese history.
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2017-03-12T11:43:02ZKorean figure skating champion Kim Yu-Na is the 2009 Four Continents Figure Skating Champion and the 2009 World Figure Skating Champion. On February 25, 2010, she won the Olympic figure skating title.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe terms free foot, free leg, free hip, free arm, skating foot, skating leg, skating hip, and skating arm are used in figure skating.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZYou've worked hard on mastering a number of figure skating moves; now it’s time to set a program to music.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIce skating can be enjoyed by people of all ages. This article outlines the joys and benefits of the sport.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZFigure 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIf 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe 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!
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZMost 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZDressing 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe backflip is considered an illegal figure skating move. It can be done in exhibitions and in professional competitions but not in the Olympics.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIn 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZYears ago, beautiful designs were skated on clean ice in the shape of a figure eight. These designs were called figures and that is why Figure Skating is called FIGURE Skating! All figure skaters practiced figures for hours each day and before doing jumps and spins, every competitor in figure skating first had to compete in a figure event. Figure events were eliminated from official competitions in the 1990s. I miss figures, do you?
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe Jackson Freestyle boot and blade combination figure skate is a good choice for ice skaters who are beginning to master single jumps, double jumps, and most spins. The price is reasonable and the quality of the boot is a good choice for many figure skaters.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZMany individuals want to teach skating. This article addresses the qualifications needed to coach figure skating.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZShizuka Arakawa is the 2006 Olympic Figure Skating Champion. She is Japan's first ever ladies figure skating Olympic Champion.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZA 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIce 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article lists ten essential things that need to be packed in a figure skater's skate bag.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZRussian 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZA 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZRussian figure skaters have dominated the ice skating world since the mid-1960s.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZSynchronized skating consists of a group of about twelve to twenty figure skaters skating on the ice at one time. They work together as one unit. A synchronized skating team performs a program set to music.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZA camel spin is a figure skating spin that is done with the same body position as the spiral (arabesque). This tutorial shows the basic steps required to do a camel spin.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIt is not always easy to find figure skating apparel; in fact, to those new to skating, finding skating clothing can be a mystery!
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article explains how figure skaters qualify for the Olympics.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZFigure skaters should do exercises on and off the ice to help strengthen their legs when they do sit spins.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThis article will help those interested in becoming figure skaters get an idea of what to look for in an ice rink.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZDoreen Denny (with ice dancer partner, Courtney Jones) is a two-time world ice dancing champion. She also was the coach of 1976 Olympic Bronze Ice Dance Medalists Colleen O'Connor and Jim Millns
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere are some simple toe jumps that are fun and easy to do on figure skates. As a figure skater advances, these simple jumps are used to connect steps and elements in a skater's program.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZA shoot the duck is a fun ice skating move where the skater bends all the way down to the ice and glides on one foot while kicking the other foot completely forward. Directions on how to do the shoot the duck on ice are given in this article.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIn a throw Axel, the lady does the traditional Axel jump, but does so after her partner throws her in the air. The female pair skater gets an added push from the man. That added push gives the lady more height and distance.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZTwizzles are multirotational one-foot turns done in figure skating.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZForward swizzles are done by beginning ice skaters. Swizzles help figure skaters learn how to use their knees and edges. Swizzles also help skaters learn to glide. This step-by-step tutorial will help new figure skaters master forward swizzles.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThe 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere are various opportunities available for adult figure skaters.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZSwizzles make the shape of a fish or football on the ice and are done on two feet and on inside edges. The move helps beginning ice skaters learn how to move and glide forward or backward across the ice and swizzles also help new skaters gain confidence as they use their knees to make their blades glide over the ice.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZStroking for figure skating means moving from one skate to the other. This is what everyone does when they skate.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZThere are certain steps involved in becoming an ice dancer. It takes quite a bit of preparation to be able to do free dance, which is what most young skaters interested in ice dancing want to do. Figure skaters must first learn some ice dance basics and master and pass compulsory dance tests. This article explains what is involved.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZFigure skaters from all over the world come to Colorado Springs to train at the Ice Hall at the Broadmoor World Arena. The facility is also the home of the Broadmoor Skating Club.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZChoctaws and mohawks are ice skating turns where figure skaters turns from either forward to backward or backward to forward.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZRussian 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.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIt may seem obvious, but not all people new to figure skating know what color of skates to buy.
2017-03-12T11:43:02ZIt 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.