Skating Fridays

Back on the Ice It’s hard to believe that I’ve been off the ice for 5 weeks. For 4 out of the 5 weeks, I…

Skating Fridays

Sit Spins With a Friend Some days, when I’m practicing at the rink, I just want a break and have some fun. That day came…

Skating Fridays

Eggbeater Spin Did you ever notice that many spins in figure skating are named after food-related things? We have a pancake spin, a donut spin,…

Skating Fridays

Fixing a Bent Leg in a Flying Camel Spin I have a horrifically bent leg in my flying camel spin. I’ve tried multiple solutions to…

Skating Fridays

Baby Flying Sit Spin Sit spins are my favorite type of spin. I am fortunate enough to have the strength and flexibility to go all…

Skating Fridays

Short Arms I’ve been working on improving my layback spin and think it’s made some progress. However, I’m still having issues with the haircutter variation.…

Skating Fridays

A Real Flying Camel Spin Prior to switching coaches a few years ago, I thought I had an OK flying camel spin. But, the more…