Ice-Skating: Basic Skills

a guide to understanding the basic and essential skills of beginning figure skating and hockey
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  • Lectures 23
  • Contents Video: 39 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

This is course is designed to teach you fundamental skills in the art of ice-skating. Each section demonstrates 4-6 skills to practice and master in the USFSA basic levels. All skills have a step-by-step video demonstration and helpful tips and tricks from an experienced coach. Whether you are looking for a new way to exercise, learn a new hobby, save money on expensive coaching fees, or finally putting those old skates in the closet to good use - this course is for you! Be sure to have a near-by ice arena where you can dedicate a minimum of 30 minutes a week of practice time. You are guaranteed to build confidence, strength, flexibility, tone, and coordination. I look forward to working with you and helping you reach your goals!

What are the requirements?

  • Ice arena
  • figure skates (rental skates are fine)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Complete Basic USFSA levels 1, 2, and 3.

What is the target audience?

  • No experience needed
  • All ages

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Curriculum

Section 1: Dips, swizzles, wiggles and more!
Introduction to Course
Preview
04:35
First things First
Preview
01:40
01:00
Forward Swizzles
Preview
02:09
Backward wiggles
Preview
00:35
Snowplow stop
Preview
01:06
Rocking horse
00:42
Test your knowledge!
01:22
Section 2: Taking it to the next level - Basic 2!
Basic 2 Introduction
02:29
Forward one foot glides
01:15
Backward swizzles
01:11
Two foot turn
00:59
Alternating half swizzle pumps
01:03
Putting it all together - Quiz and Routine
01:36
Section 3: You're almost there - Basic 3!
Basic 3 Introduction
02:07
Forward stroking
01:30
Half swizzle pumps on a circle
01:30
Backward glides
01:16
Forward slalom
01:08
Two foot spin
01:48
Putting it all together - Quiz and Routine
01:56
Section 4: Showtime!
Final Routine
04:57
Section 5: What's next?
Figure Skating Basic Skills Part II
01:22

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Instructor Biography

Tonya Crowley, Teacher

I love to learn! My experiences have taken me around the world living and working in seven different countries including Indonesia, Egypt, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, and France. I attended Brigham Young University - Idaho and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement certificate in French Education K-12. Figure skating has been a hobby of mine for over 20 years. I am a member of the United States Figure Skating Association and the Ice-skating institute. I have been coaching figure skating for over 10 years and have participated in local shows as well as in-state, and out-of-state competitions.

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