How to Handle Your Skater’s First Competition

December 5, 2018

A skater’s first competition is one of the most exciting parts of the sport. All of the lessons, long hours on the ice, and money spent on equipment will finally pay off. Your skater will likely be nervous for their very first figure skating competition—so figuring out how to handle the situation can help keep […]

Inside a Skater’s Bag: Tools and Accessories

November 27, 2018

Figure skating accessories might seem like a small part of the sport—but these items can play a major role in a skater’s everyday life. What they carry in their bag may seem trivial, but this gear can make or break how a practice might go or how stressful a competition may be. Planning ahead and […]

What Are Custom Figure Skates?

November 21, 2018

One of the most important aspects of the sport of figure skating is your figure skates. There are so many different kinds out there, how do you find the right ones for you? You don’t want to have a boot that is too big or too small, which can potentially cause injury down the road, […]

Your Guide to Figure Skating Poses and Moves

November 15, 2018

Figure skating poses, spins, and moves are some of the best parts of the sport. You watch in awe as skaters leap through the air or glide effortlessly on the ice wondering what exactly it is they are doing and how they are able to make it look so beautiful. As a new figure skater, […]

How Does Figure Skating Judging Work?

November 8, 2018

Stepping on to the ice for a figure skater can be exciting or overwhelming. Competitions are one of the best parts of the sport. Skaters finally get to perform the routine they’ve been practicing for months. As the audience watches, it looks as though the skater executed every part perfectly, but there is one thing […]

Figure Skating Levels Explained

November 2, 2018

Do you want to become a figure skater? Have you dreamed of going to the Olympics? Well, before you can take off on the Olympic ice, you’ll need to get through your training. Think that you’ll just start off right away with a private coach? Well, we guess you could do that if you had […]

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