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fun of figure skating

Maribel Vinson Owen

fun of figure skating

a primer of the art-sport

by Maribel Vinson Owen

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Published by Harper;H.Hamilton .
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Edition Notes

Statementillustrations by Robert Riger.
The Physical Object
Pagination171p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20289490M

Written By: Figure skating, sport in which ice skaters, singly or in pairs, perform freestyle movements of jumps, spins, lifts, and footwork in a graceful manner. Its name derives from the patterns (or figures) skaters make on the ice, an element that was a major part of the sport until recently. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

  Most ice rinks offer group ice skating lessons, and part of most standard group figure skating lesson courses include the chance to take achievement basic figure skating skills tests. Some ice arenas use the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Test Program; other skating rinks offer Ice Skating Institute (ISI) : Jo Ann Schneider Farris.   About Blog The mission of Golden Skate™ is to provide visitors with the largest variety of figure skating resources possible. Golden Skate's objective is to continue to supply the worldwide online figure skating community with links to news, periodic articles, competition results, and .

  Figure skating is called "figure skating" because, years ago, designs were skated on clean ice in the shape of a figure eight. These designs were called figures. Compulsory figures were eliminated from all official figure skating competitions in the early s, and was the first Winter Olympics to not include compulsory figures at ice. Book Description. The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike.. Drawing on cutting-edge research and featuring contributions from leading academics and practitioners, the book covers key.


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I was confident that this book would be well received/5(12). to The Fun of Figure Skating T his little book on figure skating is subtitled a "primer" because it is expressly designed to teach the ABC's of a fascinat­ing sport and a new art. It is for all of you who, after seeing the latest ice show, may have decided that skating looks like wonderful fun and you'd like to try it.

A beautiful stroke is the first essential of fine figure skating, and too much time cannot be spent on its mastery. No matter how facile on your blades you may become, you will never be truly graceful unless you have a straight back, a well-bent skating knee, an extended free leg turned out from the hip, a pointed free toe, an erect head, and.

Every skating parent should buy this book - even before you buy skates. You will refer to it again and again, as will the developing skater of any age. Rikki Samuels is a fountain of useful information, and she has written it down to make a book we have needed for a long time/5(7).

The only comprehensive history of figure skating in over forty years. Figure skating, unique in its sublimely beautiful combination of technical precision, musicality, and interpretive elements, has undergone many dramatic developments since the only previous history of Cited by: 6.

Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice. It was the first winter sport included in the Olympics, in The four Olympic disciplines are men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

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The Fun of Figure Skating by Maribel Vinson Owen. Introduction Chap. 1 Equipment Chap. 2 First Strokes On this one figure the exact center of the eight is the place where the long and short axes cross, each circle has its own center and the whole diagram is said to have a 2-foot center made by the meeting of the edges before the pushoffs.

Figure Skating by the Book. Figure Skating to fill that gap. The book will be the first text on the market to provide in-depth coverage on topics related to health, training, and competition specific to figure skating. Plus, each chapter has been coauthored with experts in that specialty so the book contains cutting edge information on a.

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Hines; Skating in America by Benjamin WrightAuthor: Jo Ann Schneider Farris. The Figure Skating Book: A Young Persons' Guide to Figure Skating (Young Performer's Guide) by Debbi Wilkes Paperback from Firefly Books ISBN: The Figure Skating Book explains the commonly performed jumps, spins and pairs moves.

With detailed instructions for each maneuver, and useful line drawings for all the steps involved. Figure Skating. Figure skating is primarily a sport of amateurs. Competitions are held for men's and women's singles, pairs, and ice dancing.

For years the singles competitors were judged on compulsory figures and two free skating programs. The compulsory-figures category required each skater to perform repetitions of 3 figures drawn from a.

Predictably fun but with some real substance about the world of competitive figure skating too. I especially appreciated Johnny's candid talk about the politics in judging - his refusal to play the part of closeted gay skater for the Federation yet also unwilling to become the advocate of the year that he felt the gay community desired/5.

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The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike.

Drawing on cutting-edge research and featuring contributions from leading academics and practitioners, the book covers key .