Skating Fridays

Three short videos – Death drop spin and axel jump I don’t have much to report this week. The competition is about 4 weeks away…

Skating Fridays

Some Progress The skating competition I entered is slowly sneaking up on me. We are less than two months away until the big day, and…

Skating Fridays

Death drop spin The name of this spin alone is enough to scare anybody. Seriously. Who names a spin the death drop? In reality, though,…

Skating Fridays

Duets Prior to last September, I had never entered a skating competition. My previous coaches tried to (unsuccessfully) convince me to skate in singles and…

Skating Fridays

Adult Gold Freestyle program elements Coach S is in the midst of choreographing my Adult Gold Freestyle program. Because it will be judged via the…

Skating Fridays

The Lutz The lutz is a jump that I have never been able to do correctly. My original coach was in the midst of teaching…

Skating Fridays

The Decision – and IJS spins Last week I asked you for advice on what I should do in terms of my strategy for skating…