Salkhov, Oiler, Valley
Salchow. Usually the first jump for beginners. The approach from the arc back and forth, a push with the swing of the free leg around the body. Named after the…

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Caitlin Osmond
The biography of Caitlin Osmond seems to be plotted off from the biography of one Russian figure skater. Although, of course, this could not be, because Caitlin is three years…

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Men on ice: our collection of the sexiest skaters in the world
Figure skating is perhaps the most beautiful sport. A lot has been written about the beauty of the skaters. And we made the top sexiest men on ice. Michal Brzezina…

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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

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