How often do you need to sharpen your skate blades?
Firstly, if these are new skates, sharpening is definitely necessary. Do not flatter yourself at the factory that someone will sharpen your blades. They already have enough work. That the…

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Satoko Miyahara
Satoko Miyahara's jumps are criticized - low, they say. But I would call the jumps not low, but rather small - in English there is such a beautiful word tiny,…

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"And after 50 years I see myself in figure skating." Rika Kihira
Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira gained worldwide fame after winning the 2018 Grand Prix Final in Vancouver. Then she beat the Olympic champion Alina Zagitova, and set a new world…

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2020 Youth Olympic Games: Figure Skating

On January 9, the opening ceremony of the III Winter Youth Olympic Games took place. Following Austria and Norway, Switzerland takes over the competition for talented athletes. Representatives of 79 countries will compete in sixteen disciplines: biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, skiing, Nordic combined, short track, speed skating, ski jumping, bobsled, skeleton, sledding, curling, freestyle skiing, sno mountain climbing and, of course, in figure skating.

The composition of the Russian figure skating team YOI-2020:

Girls: Ksenia Sinitsyna, Anna Frolova
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Where is it better to do – in a group or individually?

The question is whether to engage in figure skating at all, we figured out. There is a desire to skate, and not just skate somehow, but learn to perform the basic elements of figure skating. Desire is commendable! The question arises: How to learn faster? Take the instructor at the rink closer to home or find friends or announcements on the Internet? Or maybe it’s better to go to a group at the Children’s and Youth Sports School (youth sports school)? Let’s figure it out.

To begin with, let me define the concepts of “group training” and “individual training”. In my understanding, as a trainer, classes in a group are the work of a specialist with a team of students Continue reading

Rittberger and Lutz
Rittberger, aka “loop jump”, or Loop in English. It differs in that it is performed almost without the swing of the free leg. It bears the name of the German…

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What clothes to go out on ice?
Good afternoon, today I want to touch on the topic of choosing clothes in which you and / or your child will be engaged in figure skating. So, what does…

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Who judges the skaters, where the referees are trained, and what influences their decisions. Figure skating
They get a penny, dance on a pole and endure threats. “SE” answers the eternal question “Who are the judges?” This season, judges in figure skating are some of the…

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The vicissitudes of fate
May in Beijing is almost the beginning of summer, the temperature exceeded 35 ℃, but one pair still worked hard on various movements on the ice rink. This year she…

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