New Spin Technique
I have a new spin coach that I absolutely adore. She has specialized in spins for over a decade and is highly sought out from skaters all over the country.
I originally thought that my camel spin was fairly decent. I have been able to get many revolutions on it and was told that my spin looked good.
My new spin coach, however, tore it apart and wanted me to try a new technique that would be less volatile and easier to “save” if it went bad.
With my old technique, I would “clear the table” with my arms and keep my palms facing down during the spin. I also pointed my toe.
Using the new technique, I do not clear the table, my thumbs are pointing up, and I flex my foot.
Here is a before and after for a comparison.
What do you think? Do you see a difference? Which one looks better or more stable? Would love your thoughts below!