Skating Fridays

Funny Things My Coach Says I love, love, love my coach. She’s a former Ukrainian ice dancer and used to compete on their national team.…

Skating Fridays

Layback Spin Progression Howdy friends! Today, I am taking a trip down memory lane to see how my layback spin has progressed over the past…

Skating Fridays

Double Flip (in the harness) Last week I shared my double loop attempt while in the harness. During the same lesson, I attempt a few…

Skating Fridays

Double Loop (in the Harness) The single loop is one of the biggest jumps in my repertoire. I tend to get a lot of air…

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Layback Haircutter Position Um, yes. You read that right. My coach apparently likes the progress that I am making in my layback attempts so much…

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A Real Layback Spin? I lost flexibility in my lower back after I quit competitive gymnastics as a child. I’ve been working on gaining it…

Skating Fridays

Thoughts on the 2021 Adult Competition Season There was a lot of chatter about this year’s adult competition season. The US Adult Skating Committee sent…