Skating Fridays

Humbled Many of you know that the skating community is quite small. You will often run into the same skaters and coaches wherever you go.…

Skating Fridays

Private Lesson with Brian Orser I was fortunate enough to secure a private lesson with Brian Orser when he was in town. Unfortunately, I did…

Skating Fridays

Brian Orser and Doug Haw Seminar – Part 2 Day 2. Most of the skaters in my group were complaining about being sore from the…

Skating Fridays

Brian Orser and Doug Haw Clinic – Part 1 This week, my home club hosted two superstar coaches – Doug Haw and Brian Orser. Mr.…

Skating Fridays

So Tired I had a grueling lesson last week. My coach was working me like I was training for a marathon. We worked on several…

Skating Fridays

Have Skates, Will Travel (plus a camel spin video) My coworkers are often surprised when I tell them that I bring my skates when I…

Skating Fridays

Initiation There is a saying that one is not a “real” figure skating until one experiences the following: Stepping on the ice with hard guards…