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
Boys: Andrey Mozalev, Daniil Samsonov Continue reading
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