'This is your chance to...
Hi, ..finally, at last, you have made it to the answers to your questions." If I had an endorsement from you to your client base, it will prove to be beneficial for all in...

better "set" on the Sal
I've spent a lot of time watching the advanced skaters doing their set, or timers, into double and triple Sals and my coach says that she wants me to do my singles the same way so that I sto...

Stars
Just myself and one other skater the other day on an Olympic size rink, I thought I'd give stars another try. I did have a lesson on these once so I'm not totally clueless. I check the LFO3 ...

Another one of those AOSS moments...
I got another one of those AOSS moments on Friday when I asked my boss (who is an avid fencer) "So... how long have you been skating, eh, fencing?" (I ask that question a lot amongst fell...

Switching from longer to shorter blades
Hi everyone, Before I get to the question, just a little about myself. I'm a 6 foot, 150lb AOSS inflicted skater :-) working my turns, edges and crossovers. I'm currently on a pair of ...

MIF: Senior Skills: front inside mohawk to back inside closed mohawk
Occasionally, I play around with this traveling, 360 spinning double mohawk combination. Naturally the forward mohawk, rather normal, is simple, but the back inside closed mohawk is not all...

WESSKINT Offers A Patriot's Thoughts On This MEMORIAL DAY
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At $5 per gal ... :-)
Up and back to Spokane is about 200 miles, and my pickup gets about 20+ mpg. Roughly that's 10 gals or $50. Ain't no way. Right now, so far, gas is about $2.20, so that is about $25 to ...

Back Cross Strokes (Adult Siliver and/or Juvenile MITF element)
Any suggestions as to technique problems resulting in what appears to be a "fall" onto the toe of the new skating foot when doing back cross strokes? On the forward cross strokes,...

Need advice -- dance in SoCal
Hi all, Sorry for the drive-by post...I've been trying to get some help from the pros at my home rink (SC of Boston) on this, and so far, I've got no leads. I'm moving to Marina d...

Thinking "crossovers" in spins
Playing on my spinner ... I recently found that in a backspin ( ccw ), if I imagined that I was doing back crossovers on a ccw circle, looking in to the circle, I did nice balanced ba...

Summer vacation is here! Educational (tutorial) help for skaters...
Attention skaters and skate fans! See if you qualify for tutoring assistance: http://www.wesskint.org/OrlandoK12Tutor.html Join our "A-TEAM"!

Do You Need Visitors
"Are you Frustrated by the lack of traffic coming to your site?" Let's talk face to face! The reality is, even if it's true that at this very hour there exist hundreds of millions ...

Do You Need Visitors
"Are you Frustrated by the lack of traffic coming to your site?" Let's talk face to face! The reality is, even if it's true that at this very hour there exist hundreds of millions ...

Knee Injury & Disappointing News
Hi, I recently had knee surgery to correct some cartilage problems in my right knee--yes, my landing leg. (Procedure is called Microfracture and is used to "grow" new cartilage.)...

More entry-updates at "NEWFACES"...
Welcome to: http://www.wesskint.org/NEWFACES.html Best regards from... DONN of WESSKINT

Public session announcer [humor/true story]
The announcer at my weekend rink announced that everyone should stop (in the middle of the public session), turn around and skate counter-clockwise! The problem -- everyone was ALREADY ska...

Another rssir test success!
I passed my Silver Tango (Harris Tango, for those of you outside the US; that always sounds funny to me because my best friend's last name is Harris and he loves nothing more than to make wi...

Must Be Gettin' Close to Show Time
Caught the tail end of a group practice session at ICenter rink last night, just before Public Ice. 20 or 30 youngsters, 8 or 10 yo up to late teens, leaping about the ice, with a half dozen...

help! grapevine!
got a month to learn my pre-bronze program and having a HARD time with one segment: scratch spin, toe picking stop, 4 steps of grapevine/karaoke to left then it gets easier and I ...

Video - The Horror!
Jeanne brought her MPG camera to the ICenter rink earlier this week, and was kind enough to film me doing end pattern of Cha Cha dance. Very interesting to review, in a demoralizing sort of ...

Synthetic ice
I am about to go on vacation (woot!). I have never tried synthetic ice, but where I am going has a synthetic rink. I have a friend who is very interested in putting some of this in her house...

Events Which Change Perspective on Skating
Today was a very sad day for my husband, me, and our remaining dog. We had two Papillons, one is 12, the other was 13 1/2. The oldest became ill recently and today we had to put him down, ...

Cheap thrills
This AM, I watched a nice old geezer, (really! He must be in his 80's), trying to learn crossovers. After we greeted, I showed him to rotate his shoulders when doing them, as it g...

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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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Blades
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Boots
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