Rumor has it .. :-)
I've been called a "loose cannon" by my skate buddies, but rumor has it ... !!! Heh! Bean-brain gave it away at the grocery store. I'll bet he is wishing he could take it back about no...

Blade mounting
I'll be mounting my daughters blades, and I wonder which set if instructions that come with blades I've bought in the past are correct .. or at least best. Generally it goes like this: ...

Question re US Adult Test Levels
I have been following a lot of the post discussion here on the US "adult" and 'regular" test system, and I apologize in advance if these questions are somewhat basic, but after having part...

Was: Successful Application of Ice Dance Tips from Group
My coach has told me I am ready to test. I filled out my test application for the preliminary dances, and pretty much had a panic attack while I was signing it. I am so far from what anyon...

synchro nationals
For those of you anywhere near San Diego, US synchro nationals are in San Diego next week. Adults, Masters, Collegiate and Senior Long events are on Saturday. All of synchro is interestin...

Different Coach, Different Stroke?
See a fair number of skaters taking their lessons during day time Public Skate, with a fair variety of skating coaches. Each coach has his or her own style; the variations puzzle me a bit. <...

DVD - An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends
Picked up this DVD at a local store for $9.99 on sale. Saw some of it when it was on TV. The most interesting feature, to me, was the behind-the-scenes footage. Of that footage, I especia...

Poll: FXO weak side outside edg
Here is something to try with your front crossovers. It is a good way to compare a finer point of your crossover: While doing easy, slow crossovers on one of the circles, do your best...

Daughters skates
And I didn't get them from flea-bay either ... Riedell Bronze Stars. These were on sale at Rainbo for $99, because they are the old discontinued model 32. First thing I noticed is the ...

Skate Sharpening in NYC?
So we're back to the age old question - where can you get a good sharpening in New York City? With Peck & Goodie closed, and Blades Board & Skate at Chelsea Piers closing too, there doesn't...

T-stops (inside or outside edge?)
Hi, this is my first post to the group. I'm 25 and just this year I found how fun ice skating is, and I'm so glad I got into it. As I try really hard, I still consider myself a beginner. Im ...

Beta Blockers for Skating?
I read an article recently that talked about musicians and stage performers using drugs called beta blockers to reduce stage fright and performance anxiety. Given the universal problem of ...

Educational Resource For Qualified USFSA, and ISU, Skaters
All details at: http://www.wesskint.org/Tutor4Me.html

Skating tests report
I took two skating tests tonight: I've been waiting for a while to have a spin worthy of the Pre-Preliminary Freestyle test. I can do those jumps in my sleep, and on a good day my...

First Comp Report
I promised to give a report of how my first skating competition went. It was an ISI competition, I skated an Alpha level "Technical" program which is required to include 5 forward CW c...

the "grabbed" loop jump
My loop jump has evolved. It has been pretty good, but suddenly it has improved dramatically. I can't describe it other than to say that now I can "grab" it with my arms and lift it qui...

Bristol Ice Rink (UK)
I'm taking my daughter and another child to the Bristol Open on Wednesday. It's the first time I've been there - does anyone have any hints on finding it? I have a map of the city centre b...

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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Learning to fall...
Was reading the post about a "Friend starting to skate", and decided to put this information in a different thread. The following needs to be talked about, but not via that thread. People ...

Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Blades
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Boots
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Basic Skills
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Adult Skaters
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Index
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And they are back on ebay
Yep. Same skates are back. Now at the low point of the max bid that I bailed on .. or you can BUY IT NOW for $60 more than the new skates I bought from Rainbo. I'm waiting for some new ...

Watching ebay
New Graf skates .. 17 hours to go .. has one bid of $150 by an individual who has bought 93 other items on ebay !! These are Graf Galaxys with Vintage blades .. size 2 1/2. Seller says ...

grandfather asking a little question
Hi Folks, Being a grandfather I decided that it's never too late to learn anything even Ice Skating, one of my childhood's dreams. So, am praticing every week and now I...

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