Skating Fridays

Being Trolled By My Coach (Part 1) Last week, I was practicing the new butterfly spin entry. I put my phone on the boards and…

Skating Fridays

Butterfly Spin Entry FAIL Two weeks ago, I had a lesson to learn the butterfly spin entry. It requires a LOT of strength and utilizes…

Skating Fridays

Novice Moves – Backward Outside Twizzles There are two elements in figure skating that give me a TON of trouble. One are chocktaws (or S-curves)…

Skating Fridays

Pairs Waltz Lift Guys. Pairs skating is HARD. Especially when both of us are not spring chickens and I don’t weigh less than 100 pounds.…

Skating Fridays

My favorite spin! My favorite spin is a sit spin. I’m able to get nice and low and have built up the flexibility to do…

Skating Fridays

Spiral It’s been a while since I last videoed myself doing a spiral. I’ve been stretching almost daily (I often give my body a break…

Skating Fridays

Novice Moves – Rocker Chocktaws Countless coaches and skaters warned me that Novice Moves was going to be hard. They said that the jump from…