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Axel Insights and Drills – Part 5 (Jeremy Allen)

International coach and jump specialist Jeremy Allen continues a multi-part series on the axel, with an emphasis on the importance of edge pressure and how to generate it. In Part 1 he discussed the take-off and the need for edge pressure, and he showed a number of exercises to help a skater generate this edge […]

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Figure Skating Jumps – Are Figure Skaters Projectiles? (Trevor Laak)

Below is a revised and updated version (2022) of an article originally published in 2007 by Trevor Laak on his SkateCoach/ blog which details jump height estimates based on jump air times. That article can be found at this link. The idea is simple: Ignoring negligible air friction and aerodynamic effects, once a skater leaves […]

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