Published: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:29:40 +0000
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThere are certain things new skaters learn in beginning ice skating lessons. This article lists and describes those things.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThere are certain jumps that all ice skaters learn and that figure skating fans should try to recognize.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis list will help spectators recognize the jumps done by Olympic figure skaters.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article will help a new or prospective figure skater purchase his or her first pair of skates.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article will help figure skaters of all abilities decide how to purchase the correct figure skates appropriate for their age, skating level, and need.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZDo you want to ice skate? This short article gives ice skating basics so you can get started.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZA 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article will help teach beginning skaters how to move forward on the ice.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis is a list of the things you need to bring when you go ice skating.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZLacing 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZWhen should a figure skater stop using rental skates? Are rental skates okay at all? This article addresses this issue.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article lists some of the most famous women in Olympic figure skating history.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZAre you signing up kids for a first ice-skating class? Here's what they will likely learn and do in that first group lesson.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZLearn about some of the most famous men in Olympic figure skating history, from 1908 champion Ulrich Salchow to modern day stars like Evan Lysacek.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZWhen 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?
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZEvery individual who figure skates lives a "skating life." For most figure skaters, that life spans a
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFrom practicing and training, to eating and competitions, all figure skaters can train like Olympians. Here's how!
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZMany 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis photo gallery includes photos of 1976 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Dorothy Hamill wearing her
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFigure 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZA 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThere 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFind out how to perform the Salchow figure skating jump, along with information on the Salchow inventor, facts, and trivia.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZGetting 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZMost 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZIce dancing, at one time, resembled ballroom dancing on the ice, but has become more and more athletic.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis short article is meant to help new figure skaters master the back spin, a very difficult and essential figure skating element.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThe figure skating test structure may be confusing to those new to ice skating. This article outlines and explains figure skating tests and skating levels.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZA favorite for figure skaters of all levels, Jackson Skates are reasonably priced and there are so many different models to choose from.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis is a list of some of the most famous men in Olympic figure skating history.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZStopping 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFrench figure skater Surya Bonaly became a U.S. citizen in 2004. She is known for being the only skater who can land a back flip on one foot on the ice. She is remembered for being disqualified for doing that move in the 1998 Olympics. Page 19.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZWhat is the difference between a hockey skate and a figure skate?
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThe backflip is considered an illegal figure skating move. It can be done in exhibitions and in professional competitions but not in the Olympics.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThere are certain African American figure skaters that should be remembered. This short article highlights some of those skaters.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZStopping on the ice is essential for every figure skater. This is the first and easiest stop a skater must master.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThere 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZDo 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThose 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThe 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis is a list of some of the best figure skaters in Japanese history.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThe 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThe fun (but graceful) Waltz Jump is inspired by ballet and is one of the first jumps beginners learn.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZRussian born Larisa Gendernalik is not only a figure skating coach, but the artist of impressive figure skating drawings and paintings. Page 36.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZMondor over the boot figure skating tights are ice skating tights that include a built in skate boot cover.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZUnlike 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZBefore you consider teaching figure skating, there are some things you should know.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZSurya Bonaly won the French national figure skating title nine times, the European figure skating title five times, and she placed second at the world figure skating championships three times. Bonaly is also known for being one of the only ice skaters who can land a back flip on one foot on the ice. She is now an American citizen.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZAt a figure skating competition, each move in an ice skater's program is given a base value. Jumps, spins and footwork all have an assigned level of difficulty. Judges give a
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis video includes clips of famous figure skaters throughout ice skating history doing back flips on the ice.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZDonald Jackson won the men's title at the 1962 World Figure Skating Champioships. Page 20.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZRussian figure skaters have dominated the ice skating world since the mid-1960s.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThere 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article lists ten essential things that need to be packed in a figure skater's skate bag.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZYou've worked hard on mastering a number of figure skating moves; now it’s time to set a program to music.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZLearning to spin on on foot on figure skates may take time and requires much practice.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZIce skating can be enjoyed by people of all ages. This article outlines the joys and benefits of the sport.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis is a list of Canadian figure skaters who have done great things.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZSoftec figure skates make it possible to skate for hours in a comfortable boot.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article gives some figure skating blade sharpening basics and tips.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZMost 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFigure skaters should do exercises on and off the ice to help strengthen their legs when they do sit spins.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZKnowing how to fall and get up correctly on skates is very important for all figure skaters.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZHow off-ice workouts can strengthen, hone, and prepare the body for the demands of figure skating..
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZAre 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFigure 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThose who participate in figure skating learn about dedication, hard work, good sportsmanship, and how to perform.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article gives instruction on how to do forward crossovers on figure skates.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article will help those interested in skating and performing in Disney On Ice to prepare to audition for the show.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis is a list of some of the male figure skaters to watch during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFigure 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFigure Skating has four major branches: Singles, Pairs, Dance, and Synchronized Skating.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZGliding 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZNo 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article lists some games that can be played on the ice to make skating fun.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZWhen 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.
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2016-12-04T11:29:40ZHave 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis is a short list of recommended gifts that can be given to those who love figure skating.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZMastering the five basic ice skating skills listed in this article will make your trip to the ice skating rink more enjoyable.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZOn February 15, 1961, a tragic plane crash killed all the members of the U.S. Figure Skating Team. Also,
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZMichelle Kwan is considered a figure skating legend and is the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZRussian 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZDoing a back wiggle on ice skates is fun and will also boost a new skater's confidence.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZFive 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article includes some excellent questions and answers about the history of figure skating.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis is a list of the women who won gold in figure skating at the Winter Olympic Games.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThis article explains how figure skaters qualify for the Olympics.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZA 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZAfter 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZThe 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!
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZIf 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.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZChoctaws and mohawks are ice skating turns where figure skaters turns from either forward to backward or backward to forward.
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZLearning to spin on ice skates is not easy, but is so much fun!
2016-12-04T11:29:40ZPaul Wylie is the 1992 Olympic Men's Figure Skating Silver Medalist.