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Figure Skating Spins – Sit Spin Part 1 (Kim Ryan)
Spin specialist Kim Ryan explains to a spin class how she introduces the sit spin.  To help skaters who are just learning the sit spin get low enough, Kim has the class do stationary dips on two feet. … Continue reading
Change Foot Spins – Sit Change Sit (Charyl Brusch)
This is yet another fantastic video from spin specialist Charyl Brusch  In this video, Charyl discusses the theory and technical details of doing change foot spins, from the front spin to the back spin.  The specific spin under… Continue reading
Analysis of Mirai Nagasu Triple Axel Attempt – Part 3 (Trevor Laak)
In this follow-up video, figure skating jump specialist Trevor Laak continues his analysis of a triple axel attempt by Mirai Nagasu at the 2014 Grassroots to Champions Supercamp in Lansing, MI on July 9, 2014.   To see the… Continue reading
Drill for Blade Usage, Alignment, and Balance on Turns (Nick Perna)
Figure skating coach Nick Perna explains a drill he uses to help skaters develop balance, proper body alignment, and better blade usage in order to improve turns.  The basic drill has the skater standing still on two feet, and… Continue reading
Jump Lesson – Double Salchow (Kori Ade)
Olympic coach Kori Ade gives a young skater a lesson on the double salchow.  The video starts with the skater doing a single salchow that Kori likes well-enough to ask for a double attempt (“with crossed feet on the… Continue reading
Advanced Warm-Up Drill – Rocker Timing Drill (Amy Brolsma)
In this short video, Amy Brolsma shares an advanced drill on one foot that serves as an excellent warm-up for the knees and ankles.  It also is a great way to develop the proper timing and rhythm for rockers.… Continue reading
Correcting the Edge on Flip – Fixing a “Lip” (Audrey Weisiger)
This is a very important video by World and Olympic coach Audrey Weisiger.  In this video, Audrey is working with a skater who has a change of edge problem on the flip jump.  In other words, rather than… Continue reading
How to Do a (Double) Toe Loop Jump – Part 2 (Charlie Tickner)
Figure skating jump specialist Charlie Tickner continues his discussion of the toe loop.  To view Part 1 of Charlie’s presentation, please click here.  In this video, Charlie talks about turning the single into a double.  He begins… Continue reading
How to Do a Toe Loop Jump – Part 1 (Charlie Tickner)
Figure skating jump specialist Charlie Tickner explains how he teaches the toe loop.  As he notes right from the beginning, the toe loop is one of the more misunderstood jumps in skating.  It is deceptively difficult for young… Continue reading
Double Loop in Combination – Part 2 (Page Lipe)
Page Lipe continues her discussion of doing loop jumps in combination as the second or third jump of the combo (see Part 1 here).  In this video, Page offers more insights and begins by sharing a “trick” that often… Continue reading
Jump Development Exercises Pt 8 – Salchow and Ball Drill (Chris Conte)
Chris Conte continues with Part 8 of a multi-part series on jump development exercises.  In this series, Chris provides a set of warm-up exercises with a variety of drills embedded in them to develop important jumping skills associated with… Continue reading
Double Axel Lesson – Knee Bend Focus (Michelle Leigh)
Olympic coach Michelle Leigh works with a skater in a 3-part series on jumps leading to triple salchow.  This is the second part of this lesson.  In this first part, Michelle worked on 3-jump combinations with the skater.… Continue reading
Working on 3 Jump Combinations (Michelle Leigh)
Olympic coach Michelle Leigh works with a skater in a 3-part series on jumps leading to triple salchow.  In this first part, Michelle works on 3-jump combinations with the skater.  Before beginning the lesson, Michelle explains the issues… Continue reading
Figure Skating Spins – Upright Spin Variation (Kim Ryan)
Spin specialist Kim Ryan teaches a class an upright forward spin variation she calls the “egg beater.”  We are not sure if this spin has a formal name and Kim makes it clear at the beginning that many skating… Continue reading
Bounces and Illusions More Details – Part 2 (Bobbe Shire)
Spin specialist Bobbe Shire continues her discussion of bounces and illusions.  She introduced these spins in Part 1 and offers more details here, focused primarily on common problems. First Bobbe discusses the common error she calls “jack knifing” where… Continue reading
Bounce Spin – Not an Illusion Spin (Bobbe Shire)
Spin specialist Bobbe Shire explains how she teaches what she calls “bounces.”  She notes that this falls under the “windmill spin” family in IJS language.  But she also notes that bounces are not the same as an illusion… Continue reading
Jump Development Exercises Pt 7 – Building the Axel (Chris Conte)
Chris Conte continues with Part 6 of a multi-part series on jump development exercises.  In this series, Chris provides a set of warm-up exercises with a variety of drills embedded in them to develop important jumping skills associated with… Continue reading
Analysis of Mirai Nagasu Triple Axel Attempt – Part 2 (Trevor Laak)
In this follow-up video, figure skating jump specialist Trevor Laak continues his analysis of a triple axel attempt by Mirai Nagasu at the 2014 Grassroots to Champions Supercamp in Lansing, MI on July 9, 2014.   To see the… Continue reading
Analysis of Triple Axel Attempt – Mirai Nagasu 3A (Trevor Laak)
Jump specialist Trevor Laak analyzes a triple axel attempt by Mirai Nagasu at the 2014 Grassroots to Champions Supercamp in Lansing, MI on July 9, 2014.  This jump was performed during G2C’s “Just Jump” contest which is a contest… Continue reading
Multi-purpose Skating Drills All Skaters Should Master (Nick Perna)
Figure skating coach Nick Perna shares two very important drills.  These exercises are deceptively difficult, and represent a clever way to develop important skating skills.  Both of these drills benefit the skater in two major ways: The skater… Continue reading
Jump Lesson – Importance of Patterns (Kori Ade)
Olympic coach Kori Ade gives a young skater a lesson aimed at improving the single axel.  The lesson begins with a backspin and progresses to a waltz jump and then a single flip.  Notice the focus Kori places… Continue reading
Warm-Up Stroking Drills (Amy Brolsma)
Amy Brolsma shares a number of warm-up drills to get the knees and ankles warmed up after a skater steps onto the ice.  As Amy explains, these kinds of exercises are particularly helpful as warm-ups for competitions or test… Continue reading
Double Axel Lesson (Audrey Weisiger)
World and Olympic coach Audrey Weisiger gives a double axel lesson at a Grassroots to Champions seminar. The skater in the lesson is working on a new double axel.  Audrey starts by observing a double axel attempt and then… Continue reading
Combination Jumps – Double Loop in Combination (Page Lipe)
Page Lipe shares her thoughts regarding combination jumps where the second (or third) jump in the combination is a double loop.  Combination jumps with double loop tend to be easier for most skaters than combinations with double toe loop.… Continue reading
Figure Skating Jumps – Video Axel Lesson with Young Skaters (Michelle Leigh)
Olympic coach Michelle Leigh continues her lesson with two young skaters.  The first part of the lesson focused on a series of warm-up drills prior to jump training.  In the second video, Michelle had the skaters do waltz… Continue reading
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