The Essential Figure Skater
Two former competitive-skaters-turned-teachers team up with one mental training coach to provide friendly, klutz-proof instruction for the beginner and beyond, including sections on how to stop and how to fall; basic maneuver; beginning freestyle; clothing and equipment; finding a coach, competition, and testing; ice dance, precision team skating, and compulsory figures; mental preparation for all levels; and much more. Also included is a chapter dedicated to figure skating as a spectator sport. "The Essential Figure Skater" is an indispensable handbook that will have even first-time skaters up on their feet and circling the ice in no time.
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This book was written by a trio consisting of an experienced coach, a competitor, and a mental training coach. Figure skating at its advanced level is a sport demanding nerves of steel, so mental ... Read full review
Thrills Chills and More Basic Skills
Group Lessons and Private Instruction
Mental Tips for Competition
As a Spectator
Where To Now?
Related FigureSkating Words Terms and Phrases
Additional Skating Disciplines