A Balancing Life
I'm pulling back on pushing myself on skating. My legs are so weak that practicing 3 hockey circles of the pumping stroke to prepare for doing crossovers feels like pumping iron. I felt i...

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Adult Standards for Canadian Skating Skills
I've been reading the discussion about US Adult standards with interest. A couple of years ago Skate Canada investigated the possibility of Adult standards for their skating skills program,...

Back cross strokes
I actually did them today .. for real. I got a true outside edge push, and was able to maintain the swing step and continuous outside edge pushes for about 10 strokes ... and then they ...

Sitspin speed, arm positions
My default arm position for the (CCW) sitspin has been L hand on L knee with L elbow sticking out, R arm either extended forwards or bent at right angles at the elbow, parallel to the chest....

Good chance to show off your golf!!
Wow!! I got a big news!! maybe some of you already know it.. There'll be held "The 1st Shot-Online US Open" during the Christmas season!! It'll begin from 11/31 (Mon) and th...

musings
2 recent personal insights: 1) I never liked FI3's so I've always done a "regular" scratch spin entrance, which coach says I don't hold long enough. Now I'm comfortable with t...

Happiest of Thanksgivings to all at RSSIR
Hope your holiday is nice. And if you get to skate, happy holiday skating as well! Janet

THANKSGIVING Greetings From LINDSAY DAVIS!
--WebTV-Mail-26582-3082 Content-Type: Text/Plain; Charset=US-ASCII Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7Bit Best, Winter Holiday Greetings, from Lindsay, her family, and skating ...

Cable 600 V 3/12
I have 2 pcs of Cable suited for Rv's or trailers. They are of Type "s", 3 conductor 600V 3/12. Make a decent offer. John Charlotte, NC verak69@juno.com

Two footing
I keep two footing the landing of the toe loop and flip. If i try to keep my free leg up so it doesn't hit the ice before the landing leg, I chicken out on the jump. Any tips?

proposed changes to adult skating rules in US
http://www.usfsa.org/Story.asp?id=27717 They're suggesting replacing the alternating 3s in Pre-Bronze with the Waltz 8, adding power change of edge pulls to Silver, moving the Slide

Got a great online golf game..
wow, I found new online golf game, Shot-Online. I really love playing golf, but there's no enough time to go to field.. so I tried to find some nice golf game and finally! I got ...

New book on skating - great gift
Hi all, Our teacher at Rockefeller Center, Rikki Samuels (whose wonderful, optimistic "you can do it!" approach to teaching has endeared countless skating students to her) has just publ...

Surgeon Knot
I glancing over M.V. Owen's book, The Fun of Figure Skating, I noticed a section on her recommendations for lacing skate boots. She recommends a Surgeon's Knot before the first hooks. ...

OT: American Dreams .. thoughts while skating
Some things should be mentioned no matter what. I love that show. I have a name and a face for everybody in it from that time. So many memories. Thanks Ford. That was a great one tonigh...

Blind skaters
In the past couple of years I've run across a couple of blind skaters on roller skates. Here's a url to a newspaper story about an older blind woman who roller dances with an acquaintance ...

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 - Appendix 1
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Injuries
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Blades
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Boots
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Adult Skaters
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Basic Skills
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Recreational Figure Skating FAQ - Index
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wearing wrist guards and other proctective gear at the rink
my spouse told me if i still wnted to skte after breaking my wrist during a skating fall, i would have to wear the whole nine yards of protective gear-=wont that look out of place? i guess i...

New Skates - Jacksons
Last week I took the plunge and bought myself a new pair of Jackson skates. These are the heat moldable kind - they put you in the oven for 8 minutes and then you sit there letting you...

MITF DVD first impressions
I replaced my copy of the PSA Moves in the Field VHS tape with the new DVD version. I desired the easier navigation that is often available on DVDs to help me quickly find a particular mov...

Welcome to rec.sport.skating.*
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