Competitive figure skating

a parent"s guide by Robert S. Ogilvie

Publisher: Harper & Row in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 330 Downloads: 258
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    • Figure skating -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Figure skating -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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      StatementRobert S. Ogilvie.
      LC ClassificationsGV850.4 .O35 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 330 p. :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2869048M
      ISBN 100060153571
      LC Control Number84048052

Figure Skating for Dummies provides a brief history of the sport, starting with “figures” and why they’re no longer a competitive figure skating event. This section also covers: • figure skating equipment (boots, blades, and clothing) • how to choose a coach, and get the most from lessons • training off-ice for strength and flexibilityFile Size: 71KB. Street/Blades Competitive Figure Skating Team, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. likes 35 talking about this. Team S/B is the area's premier coaching team for competitive figure skating. About our Coaches: Followers: Quality ice figure skates for early competitive figure skating to advanced freestyle figure skating. We feature Riedell, Risport, Gam and Jackson figure skates. All the figure skates in this collection feature high quality Riedell, GAM, Don Jackson or Risport skate boots and Gam, Jackson, Quest, Wilson or Mitchel & King (MK) Blades. These ice figure skates are sold as complete packages and are. USA Roller Sports Figure Skating , has made roller figure skating the largest division of competitive roller skating in the United States. Skaters enter events in one or more categories.

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Figure skating is one of the most beautiful athletic sports, yet it is also grueling, dangerous, and extremely competitive.

Every four years, hundreds of figure skaters around the world compete at the highest levels of their sport for a chance to represent their 2/5(1). Competitive Figure Skating for Girls (Sportsgirl) [Kathryn M.

Moncrief] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Provides a history of the sport, offers an introduction to the fundamentals of figure skating, and profiles champion skaters Michelle Kwan and Taylor Webster. Many instructional books have been written about figure skating.

Some are very good. Others are outdated. None, however, has been complete. The Complete Book of Figure Skating finally fills that void. Author Carole Shulman is a former elite competitive skater, a Master PSA instructor, a professional figure skating judge, and the current executive director of the Professional Skaters Cited by: 1.

The Complete Book of Figure Skating gives you an essential resource on how to perform the all the techniques and programs of the sport. Whether you're a skater looking to improve your technique or an instructor looking for innovative coaching methods, this book will help you achieve your goal.

The OFFICIAL BOOK OF FIGURE SKATING US Figure Skating Association. out of 5 stars Hardcover. How to Hone Your Artistic Competitive Edge Unknown. out of 5 stars 8. Paperback. in Ice Skating & Figure Skating. Gift Ideas in Ice Skating & Figure Skating ‹ Any Department.

Championship figure skating, despite its surface appearance of pristine elegance, is a ferociously competitive sport, full of bitter rivalry and personal antagonism.

Olympic glory means everything: fame, money, and the admiration of millions. A complete introduction to figure skating, this fun and friendly book gives figure skating enthusiasts an inside peek at the colorful and competitive world of figure skating. Easy-to-understand explanations of the technical merits, judging, and scoring are given.

Photos & line drawings. Conditioning for Figure Skating. when the rink collapsed), Flagstaff Figure Skating Club has developed a body of experience with the assistance of coaches and competition officials from the Phoenix clubs and rinks.

We would especially like to thank the Skating Club of Phoenix for letting our volunteers shadow theirs at FiestaFile Size: KB. Non-Olympic disciplines include synchronized skating and four skating.

From novice through senior-level competition, skaters generally perform two programs (short and long) which, depending on the discipline, may include spins, jumps, moves in the field, lifts, throw jumps, death spirals, and other elements or moves.

U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States. Founded inthe association has more than member, school-affiliated and collegiate clubs. As with any competitive sport, a thick rule book governs the way competitive figure skaters can behave and dress.

But costume rules weren't clearly defined before the Olympics, when Katarina Witt donned a costume cut scandalously high on the : Alia Hoyt. Get this from a library. Competitive figure skating for girls.

[Kathryn M Moncrief] -- Explains the sport of figure skating, how to train, how to compete and how to consider it as a career. Ina British figure skater named Robert Jones penned "A Treatise on Skating," which conveyed his belief that successful skaters must have artistic and athletic also encouraged women to become involved with the sport.

Although much of the credit for the development of competitive figure skating is given to Jones, a 19th-century American ballet dancer named Jackson Haines is Author: Alia Hoyt. The Complete Book of Figure Skating guides you through all the skill levels of figure skating from beginning to advanced.

Written by Carole Shulman-former competitive skater, Master PSA instructor, professional figure skating judge, and the current Executive Director of the Professional Skaters Association-this resource provides clear.

Ice skating is an aerobic activity and is a great way to stay in shape and burn off unwanted calories. According to U.S. Figure Skating, competitive skaters can burn between and 1, calories per hour, whereas recreational skaters burn between and Author: Alia Hoyt.

Adult Competition Series. The U.S. Figure Skating Adult Competition Series is open to adult skaters in the adult 1 through adult bronze levels. The mission of this program is to provide a meaningful series of events to encourage grassroots adult skaters to enjoy a fun and competitive environment within the adult skating community.

Figure Skating by the Book. February 9, 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.

This restriction applies to warm-up events prior to a competition, and the. competition itself. However, for all award ceremonies, figure skating competitors may wear something other than. their competitive costumes (substitute costume, warm-up suits, jackets, etc.) without any restriction on File Size: KB.

Ice skating is a sport in which people slide over a smooth ice surface on steel-bladed skates. Millions of people skate in those parts of the world where the winters are cold enough.

Although most people ice-skate for recreation and exercise, skating for form and speed is a highly competitive international sport. Competitive figure skating: a parent's guide.

[Robert S Ogilvie] -- Includes directory of figure skating organizations and "over photos and diagrams." Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. 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. There are. Many instructional books have been written about figure skating. Some are very good. Others are outdated. None, however, has been complete.

The Complete Book of Figure Skating finally fills that void. Author Carole Shulman is a former elite competitive skater, a Master PSA instructor, a professional figure skating judge, and the current executive director of the Professional Skaters Reviews: 1.

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Many instructional books have been written about figure skating. Some are very good. Others are outdated. None, however, has been complete. The Complete Book of Figure Skating finally fills that void. Author Carole Shulman is a former elite competitive skater, a Master PSA instructor, a professional figure skating judge, and the current executive director of the Professional Skaters Brand: Human Kinetics, Inc.

The ISU Judging System (or the International Judging System (IJS)), occasionally referred to as the Code of Points (COP) system, is the scoring system currently used to judge the figure skating disciplines of men's and ladies' singles, pair skating, ice dance, and synchronized was designed and implemented by the International Skating Union (ISU), the ruling body of the sport.

Get this from a library. Olympic figure skating. [Ice Skating Institute of America.; United States Olympic Committee.] -- Traces the history of figure skating, the oldest event in the winter Olympic games, and discusses some of the outstanding skaters in this competition and.

Figure Skating: A History by James Hines. paperback, pages University of Illinois Press, February large 7x10 paperback originally $ A serious, scholarly, up-to-date history of figure skating tracing the history of sport (the development of skates, positions, moves, etc.) from its earliest days in the Middle Ages and including its rise in popularity in 19th century America.

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Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice. It was the first winter sport to be included in the Olympic Games, when contested at the Olympics in London.

The four Olympic disciplines are men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dance; the non-Olympic disciplines include synchronized skating, Theater on Ice, and four ent: Figure skates. Artistic roller skating is a sport similar to figure skating but where competitors wear roller skates instead of ice skates.

Within artistic roller skating, there are several disciplines: Figures - the individual follows the figure circle line on a specific edge. Figures become progressively more complex with the addition of turns and the use of the third circle.

Free - the individual performs a solo routine with jumps Equipment: Roller skates. The history of figure skating stretches back to prehistoric times. Primitive ice skates appear in the archaeological record from about BC.

Edges were added by the Dutch in the 13th - 14th century. International figure skating competitions began appearing in the late 19th century—inthe European Championships were inaugurated in Hamburg, Germany, and inthe first World.Figure Skating; Books; Books.

Refine by No filters applied Browse by Available Formats, Price & more Hide Filters Show Filters Price Update Other In Stock (1) Sort By: Quick view Add to Cart. book Mind-Body Conditioning for Competitive Figure Skaters w/ DVD.Compulsory figures or school figures were formerly a segment of figure skating, and gave the sport its are the "circular patterns which skaters trace on the ice to demonstrate skill in placing clean turns evenly on round circles".

For approximately the first 50 years of figure skating as a sport, untilcompulsory figures made up 60 percent of the total score at most.