Athletes

There Is a Difference Between Ice Dance Three Turns and the Three Turns Done In Free Skating and In Recreational Ice Skating

  Have you ever watched ice dancers turn from forward to backward on one foot?  Have you noticed that what they do looks effortless?  Actually, the turns ice dancers do require hours and hours of practice.  Although a three turn is a basic and simple element done by all figure skaters, there are additional techniques […]

Parents of Figure Skaters Have to Adjust to Life Without Skating When a Child Retires From the Sport

An article on icenetwork that was published in 2016  by Sarah Brannen called  What’s next? Skaters detail coping with retirement – End of career can leave void after years devoted to training, competing recently appeared on my Facebook newsfeed.   The article includes statements from former elite figure skaters such as 2010 Olympian and US National Ladies […]
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