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Stationary Off-Ice Harness, Jump Air Position Training – Part 3 (Sheila Thelen)
Coach Sheila Thelen continues her short series showing how to properly use a stationary off-ice (or on-ice) harness for developing jump air position.  In Part 1 she discussed the desired fundamental h- and d-positions, and it Part 2… Continue reading
Teaching Methods and Learning Methods (Bobbe Shire)
In this video, figure skating spin specialist Bobbe Shire discusses teaching and learning methods in the context of skaters trying jumps within spins.  In particular, Bobbe has her demonstrators attempt forward sit, jump into back sit.  Notice that… Continue reading
Specialty Figures – Angel Wings (Kirsten Olson)
Specialty figures expert Kirsten Olson teaches the specialty figure “angel wings.”  (See Kirsten’s presentation on the Maltese Cross specialty figure here.)  The turns used for angel wings are the bracket and the double three turn.  Kirsten demonstrates… Continue reading
Skids and Stops, Part 5 – Progression (Chris Conte)
In this very short video, Chris Conte explains at what point in a skater’s development he focuses on the various skids and stops. This video is part of a series of videos on skids and stops.  In Part 1… Continue reading
Edge Control With Turns (Nick Perna)
International and World figure skating coach Nick Perna explains and demonstrates a simple drill he uses to build edge control and complete mastery of turns.  This video is a follow-up to his video on the Shut Up Drill. … Continue reading
Box Drill – Concept for Weight Transfer Jumps (Page Lipe)
International coach Page Lipe explains and demonstrates the take-offs for the weight transfer jumps, axel, salchow, and toe loop using drawings on the ice.  These drawings help skaters (and coaches) understand how to create a take-off with flow and… Continue reading
Flying Sit Spin: The Tuck – Part 2 (Robert Tebby)
World and Olympic coach Robert Tebby continues teaching a class the flying sit spin.  In Part 1 he focused entirely on “the fly” or the jump.  In this part he talks mostly about the tuck and the rest… Continue reading
Flying Sit Spin: The Fly – Part 1 (Robert Tebby)
World and Olympic coach Robert Tebby teaches a class the first part of a flying sit spin.  He begins by explaining that the element happens just the like the name implies.  He says, “You have to fly first,… Continue reading
Building Combination Jumps – Part 1 (Michelle Leigh)
Olympic coach Michelle Leigh works with a skater on developing triple-triple combinations with triple toe as the second jump.  The lesson starts with 2 huge double axels which are used primarily as a warm-up for this skater but they… Continue reading
Spirals for Beginner Skaters (Amy Brolsma)
Figure skating coach Amy Brolsma explains and demonstrates how she teaches spirals to beginner skaters.  She focuses initially on the upper body position while on 2 feet.  To balance this position, skaters must allow the hips to move… Continue reading
Double Axel Lesson: More Drills – Part 2 (Audrey Weisiger)
World and Olympic coach Audrey Weisiger continues with a double axel lesson for a skater who has been working on the jump a while, yet has never landed it.  In Part 1, Audrey shared the one-foot axel drill and… Continue reading
Double Axel Lesson: Important Drills – Part 1 (Audrey Weisiger)
World and Olympic coach Audrey Weisiger gives a double axel lesson to a skater who has been working on the jump a while, yet has never landed it.  We join the lesson already underway with Audrey asking for a… Continue reading
Create a Spin (Kim Ryan)
During a spin clinic, figure skating spin specialist Kim Ryan asks a low level class to create their own spins.  So much of figure skating is dominated by coaches telling skaters what to do, leaving little or no room… Continue reading
Teaching Adult Skaters (Charlie Tickner)
Figure skating jump specialist Charlie Tickner discusses his approach to working with adult skaters.  He acknowledges that adults may feel fear and many may admit to it, but he reminds everyone that young skaters also have fear (and coaches… Continue reading
Double Axel Lesson – Addressing Common Problems Part 2 (Kori Ade)
Olympic coach Kori Ade continues her lesson on the double axel with a skater at the 2015 G2C Supercamp (see Part 1 here). Here Kori starts by addressing the free leg position and movement.  She wants the free leg… Continue reading
Double Axel Lesson – Addressing Common Problems Part 1 (Kori Ade)
Olympic coach Kori Ade works works with a skater on double axel at the 2015 G2C Supercamp.  Kori begins by watching a single axel and then a double loop.  Kori focuses a lot on the concept of a… Continue reading
Sit Spin Tips for Adult Skaters (Charyl Brusch)
Spin specialist Charyl Brusch shares her thoughts about common problems that adult skaters face when learning the sit spin.  Because most adult skaters don’t want to fall, they often round their back, sit too far back, and have their… Continue reading
Skids and Stops, Part 4 – Skidded Turns (Chris Conte)
Chris Conte continues his multi-part series on skids and stops.  In Part 1 he covered T-stops.  In Part 2 he introduced the slideboard drill.  In Part 3 he shared some drills for building skidding mastery and discussed… Continue reading
Back Camel, Jump to Forward Sit Spin (Bobbe Shire)
Figure skating spin specialist Bobbe Shire teaches 3 skaters the back camel, jump to forward sit spin.  None of the skaters had attempted this before this lesson so you get to see the typical learning process.  Bobbe calls… Continue reading
Choreography – Part 2: Transitions (Pasquale Camerlengo)
World and Olympic figure skating coach and choreographer Pasquale Camerlengo continues his presentation on choreography (see Part 1 here) with a discussion and demonstration of creating an interesting transition.  Transitions by definition are the connecting movements between skating elements… Continue reading
Choreography – Part 1 (Pasquale Camerlengo)
World and Olympic figure skating coach and choreographer Pasquale Camerlengo begins a discussion about choreography.  Pasquale is one of the most sought-after choreographers in the world and it is valuable to hear his insights. Right at the beginning, Pasquale… Continue reading
Specialty Figures – Maltese Cross (Kirsten Olson)
Specialty figures expert Kirsten Olson continues her presentation on specialty figures by demonstrating and explaining the Maltese Cross.  The Maltese Cross uses the cross-cuts or fishtails learned in the previous video and is a pattern skated entirely on one… Continue reading
Specialty Figures – Crosscuts or Fishtails (Kirsten Olson)
Specialty figures expert Kirsten Olson teaches the “crosscuts” used in the Maltese Cross specialty figure.  Compulsory or school figures are making a resurgence and even historical specialty figures are growing in popularity.  One such figure is the Maltese… Continue reading
Double Three-Turn to Double Rocker – Follow Up (Karen Olson)
Moves in the field expert Karen Olson continues her explanation of how she teaches the Power Double Three-Turns to Power Double Rocker patterns of the USFS Senior Moves test.  You can see Part 1 of this discussion here. … Continue reading
Double Three-Turn to Double Rocker – USFS Senior Moves (Karen Olson)
Moves in the field expert Karen Olson explains how she teaches the Power Double Three-Turns to Power Double Rocker patterns of the USFS Senior Moves test.  Much of this discussion is specifically about these patterns, but even those not… Continue reading
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