Skating Fridays

Axel Club Sometime this spring/summer, the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) announced a new program called the Axel Club. They wanted to recognize skaters…

Skating Fridays

Almost Landed! My quest for the elusive double salchow continues. For the past few months, I felt like I have regressed on this element. I…

Skating Fridays

Grand Champion! Last Friday was the viewing party for my event in the Virtual Aerial Challenge. I had no idea how many skaters were entered…

Skating Fridays

Click Boom I have a really bad (adult) skating habit: I do not make ankle contact in any of my jumps. While ankle contact isn’t…

Skating Fridays

Look Ma, No Hands! My coach has been racking his brain on a method to help me successfully rotate a double salchow. It’s been over…

Skating Fridays

Intermediate Test Results Earlier this month, I took the Intermediate Moves in the Field Test (adult passing standard). I felt pretty good in the morning…

Skating Fridays

Skating Expectations versus Reality Do you ever find yourself in a situation where a coach or a friend asks you to copy them? I often…