Skating Fridays

New Element – Press Lift After reading the feedback from the judges on our Adult Silver Pairs test, we came to the realization that we…

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Silver Pairs Test Video At long last, here is the video for our Silver Pairs test. Final result? We passed – and by all 3…

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Double Jump Attempts Just for fun, I recently attempted both a double toe loop and a double loop. Not surprisingly, both were severely under rotated.…

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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.…

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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…

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Not a Fluke You know how sometimes you learn a new thing and think you’ve got it? And then the next day it disappears? Well,…

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Mind Trickery – a Double Salchow Success Story! I landed my first (and only) clean double salchow in 2019. It was definitely a fluke because…