Spinner is done
Oh man, this thing is spooky to use. It is fast with no feedback like I get spinning on the ice from friction of the toepick. I can make corrections on the ice. No way with this thing. ...

How to really whack your head ...
Just playing with fast RFI3 and doing it nicely .. when I suddenly had an inspiration. Why not rise on the toepick and extend my Lleg to the side to start a backspin ( which I have not a

Getting blasted
Working all these 3s and turns ... I have bruises on both elbows, both knees, both hips .. I feel like I've been in a workout with the Greenbay Packers. Spinner is nearly built. I figu...

Follow up for Sling Skate
This is rather an amazing statement since the jumps shown on the ISU CD and video's are done by the world's top performers. >Back to the CD's---I don't enjoy examples which c...

Educational Update For
As licensed, K-12, private, English Instructors (since 1976) (for students who have some proficiency, and wish to enhance that capability). Our greatest expertise is working with...

Skating in Malta
I've been asked to pass on the following: From: "Opale" <opale@maltanet.net> To: Subject: FW: An Ice Rink for Malta Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 00:01:38 +0100

Jump walkthroughs
I tried the following toe loop walkthrough this evening: RFI 3-turn or mohawk to the RBO edge. Set up with a nice stretch of the free leg and good bend in the skating knee. R...

Lutz
At the risk of further exposing my idiocy about skating, and my inability to know what my body is doing ..... I am just beginning to learn a lutz jump. And I mean *just* beginning.

Me too back on the ice!
It must have been a rough season for a bunch of us!! I got the okay on Saturday to go back on the ice after a cervical discectomy, removal of bone spur (huge!), realign the slippage in my v...

DoubleLs Inline Figure Skates - Distributors worldwide
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Axel
Im having trouble landing my axel. It is always on two feet still crossed. I believe that i may be over rotating. If any one has any tips on landing this jump i could use the help

Padding a vulnerable spot
I'm re-learning my single Axel and I've become more confident and productive in my work on it since I began padding a particularly vulnerable spot on my lower leg. There's a bon...

Back on the ice
After 8 months, 25 days, 3 surgeries and 180+ hours of physical therapy I was ok'd to go back on the ice tomorrow. Starting with 20 min. every other day, at least 1 foot on the ice at all ...

I'm Back-Long
Well so much for being competitive at the Cha Cha. There were 9 of us in the group and only 3 adults and frankly I think with 3 of us we could have had our own group. Four sisters age 11-...

Adult Skater Sites
If there are any of you who have skating journals/blogs, or skating-related websites, I would love to put a link to your site on mine. If you do not wish to post it here, you can try e-mail...

Msg to Annabel Smyth
Annabel, may I post a link to your website on mine?

How Many Years Have You Skated?
I became curious once I discovered and started posting to this group, after reading responses and tips, as to how many years some of you regulars have been skating. Did you skate as a child...

Two-footed turns... help
Seems I can do FO and FI 3-turns fine on one foot but I still can't do a decent 2-footed turn, that deceptively simple swooping from forward to backward. On one foot I turn, on two feet I ...

Mishin Three Blister
Mishin(sp?) uses continuous BO threes ( aka back three - front three - back three - etc. ) as a training tool for jumps. Occasionally, I work these drills. What I have not...

Unlearning toe waltz
I'm trying to unlearn the toe waltz... I had the thought of working with my video camera in my living room, to get the feel for it then transfer to ice - because I can't really take my camer...

Half Flip and Half Lutz are back
Tried them last night and felt fine on the bad ankle. I'm not even afraid to do them, even though it hurt when I first tried it. What jump am I afraid to do? that $%*@!! waltz jump. I fi...

Message to e-skater
I have been trying to reply to an email that e-skater sent me, but unfortunately, my messages keep bouncing. My apologies. -- Annabel Smyth mailto:annabel@amsmyth.de...

Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Appendix 2
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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 - Appendix 1
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Interrupted threes
While practicing turning threes (at my skill level, I'm a bit hesitant to call them twizzles), I tried something new - to me at least. I start by skating forward and begin consecutive three ...

Coffee Club Info
Here at our very own Triangle SportsPlex in beautiful downtown Hillsbourgh, NC we have Coffee Club every Tuesday and Thursday mornings. It starts at 11:15 and goes until 12:45. The price of...

What Exactly Is A "Coffee Club"?
I've heard several of you adult skaters here talk about "coffee clubs," which seem to be primarily adult-oriented. Haven't paid too much attention since it seemed like an unlikely thing to h...

Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Blades
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