Figure Skating: Championship Techniques
As a sport, an art, a fitness activity, nothing quite beats figure skating for excitement, grace, beauty, or fun. Now former U.S. Champion figure skater John Misha Petkevich shows how you can find your full potential as a figure skater no matter what your age or ability. The lavishly illustrated volume includes: Detailed instructional-photo sequences What to look for in skates, clothing, rinks, and instruction Getting started 6 basic turns that every figure skater should know 15 spins that you can master The keys to preforming 19 clasic figure skating jumps and splits
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45-degree angle angular momentum arm and shoulder Axel back camel spin back crossovers back inside edge back outside edge back sit spin begin Bend your knees blade Brian Boitano bring your free compulsory figures Dick Button entrance edge execute exit figure skating flip jump forward inside edge forward outside edge forward sit spin free foot free leg front ice dancing inside Axel layback spin lean left arm left back inside left foot left forward left leg left shoulder lift lift-off loop jump Lutz Lutz jump motion move movement pair skating preparatory edge push push-off right arm right back inside right foot right forward inside right leg rink rotate your arms rotational momentum rotational position Salchow shift your weight shoulders clockwise shoulders counterclockwise side sit spin position skating foot skating leg slightly speed step straight take-off edge technique toe loop toe pick transition turn upper body waltz jump