Just another 19,000 tries should do it ....
Last Sunday I had a dance lesson at a 90 minute dance session on lovely ice. (too bad the session ends in August). I'm working (as always) on 3turns (among other things) ..... right n...

Looking at exit checks
In skating the word check apparently has multiple meanings. You check when landing a jump, you have a strong check for a loop preparation or lutz, etc. So I like to refer to landings as ex...

Tax Deductable?
Has anyone figured out a way to make skating expenses like ice time and road trips tax deductable? Lyle

Bad Business: everybody is doing it.
The skate boot sellers; the rinks; the coaches; don't even mention my mortgage escrow .... ! Today in Outlook Express, my spam filter automatically deleted 37 emails and passed 2. Thi...

Knee Pads
I am learning a new jump and keep landing on the same knee, exact same spot. Does anyone here skate with knee pads? What kind do you use? I purchased one that was a jell pad that you wear ...

Floor Jumps: B Lutz
Maria Butyrskaya's floor lutz versus ice lutz. I happen to have a video of MB doing a floor lutz and then I have her doing an on ice lutz following that warmup. What is interesting is...

New Luc's Figure Skating coach Web site
<http://www.elan-sport.com/luc>

Survey participants wanted (App0721)
We are seeking a diverse set of volunteers to participate in a psychology survey. If you are interested in taking part in this survey, please go to: http://www.psychrsrch.net/en...

Skates for sale - Graf Edmonton Special, Jackson Elite
Hi, I have recently stopped skating, and I have a couple pairs of skates for sale. Anybody interested, please email me for pictures. I'm basically taking the best offer. Ladies G...

Power Back 3s
From my observation the power on the power back 3s from Juvenile MITF seems to come from the reach after the mohawk. It looks like a wide step/reach and pull into a back 3. Is the power supp...

Edmonton Specials & notches
Going from Johns' Super Teri post, I got thinking. I have SP Teris, and I think they're great, but I haven't tried much other stuff. One thing is for sure: they are HEAVY (weightwise). ...

Cartwheel Skating Musing
I had a musing thought today. How many of you did cartwheels on your lawn as a child? Remember how learning them was difficult at first, but then you could easily do it without t...

Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Appendix 2
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Appendix 1
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Off-Ice Training
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Injuries
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Advanced Skills
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Boots
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Super Teri vs Goldstar
How does the Super Teri compare to the Riedell Goldstar? I want a boot that is slightly lighter than the Goldstar, but I still want a quality boot that can be pushed fairly hard. Shoul...

Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Adult Skaters
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MIF: PreJuv: Threes lobe size?
I am baffled by this one. The USFSA diagram shows 4 sets of forward and backward threes for the PreJuv MIF tests. That is 8 half lobes per side for the FO3-BI3 pattern and the FI...

Skating "NEW FACES" Now To Include AG and RG Features!
www.wesskint.org/NEWFACES.html DONN of WESSKINT

Super Teri ??
In the SP Teri line, I think the boot I would like is the Super Teri. Anybody have any experience with this boot ? I found on the web a sizing chart that gave me the following fitting ...

Re: Blade Info & Commentary
On Fri, 18 Jul 2003, Troy Chinen wrote: TC >Perhaps I should clarify that I'm speaking from a physics rather than TC >perceptual perspective (which I assumed was the issue in que...

Jump Data: Elite off ice
I was curious about the off ice performance of tv skaters. I used tv clips that I happen to have saved. The analysis was done with a VCR using a standard 30 steps per second. ...

General Jump Data: Singles and Doubles
Here are some excerpts from my jump research. This is done by using the step motion on a VCR. I am using a standard 30 steps per second VCR at the moment, although I convert my data into 6...

Trying new stuff
I took a few notes with me to the rink last week in hopes of trying different things in my edge work. A lot of the stuff I'm trying comes from the Magic of Style video, which I've been watch...

Camel Spins
OK, I'm starting to learn camel spins, and so far can do really nice wiiiide wowing circles on an inside edge with my legs and arms randomly flailing about :) My coach has expla...

Remedial Mohawk
I am trying to help a very frightened and tentative person with mohawks. Sometimes she "puts off" the turn so long that she does essentially a FI3 on the first foot before changing feet. ...

Yet another blade question...
Ok, I'm 18 years old and have been skating for around one and a half years now. I can do most of the single jumps (albeit not prettily, but they land), but my forward scratch spin is still a...

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