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Private Figure Skating Lessons in Thornhill Vaughan Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (May 19, 2012)  Figure skating in Thornhill Vaughan and Toronto is a great way to participate in a fitness activity that benefits both your body and your mind in the winter and the summer seasons. So, if you have Figure skates, get them out of the closet. If you need Figure skates find some starter options and strap them on for healthy fun. Regardless of your personal fitness needs, Figure skating is a . (Figure Skating)

Figure Skating Lessons North York Scarborough Richmond Hill Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (May 19, 2012)  Ice-skating is easy on the joints because it's low impact, and it improves your balance and coordination. “You use a lot of small stabilizer muscles that don't get a workout in day-to-day life, in particular those around your hips, knees and ankles, " says Kristin Kunze, a certified skating coach and coordinator of the skating programs in the faculty of kinesiology at the .. (Figure Skating)

Figure Skating Lessons Etobicoke Markham Mississauga Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (May 19, 2012)  Whether you are a professional ice skater, a toddler, a retiree, a student, or a housewife, you can get health benefits from ice skating. Being in itself an aerobic exercise just like walking, running, and swimming, it offers positive effects for your cardiovascular health. An advantage over running is that it is not as hard on your joints, as it is a low-impact exercise, unless you do . (Figure Skating)

Private Figure Skating Lessons in North York Scarborough Thornhill Markham Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (May 18, 2012)  Sports fitness training plans point the way to achieving peak performance. Well beyond fitness only, strategically-designed, sport-specific training programs use sound principles, test results, and coaching wisdom for developing athletes both mentally and physically. Setting goals establishes a path for athletes to follow so they can evaluate their progress in mastering sport skills. .. (Figure Skating)

Private Summer Figure Skating Lessons in North York Scarborough Thornhill Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (May 17, 2012)  Figure skating has different types of skills that skaters acquire at different rates depending on their personality, natural skills, coaching, availability of practice sessions, and the specific discipline. Most skaters can acquire the ability to perform the basic edges, stroking, crossovers, and turns providing they focus on developing these skills rather than spending too much effort .. (Figure Skating)

Skating Lessons in Richmond Hill Vaughan Thornhill Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (May 17, 2012)  Choreographed movements that a skater does not relate to makes the skater look strained and out of character. A well choreographed program needs to display a skater’s ability to skate to music whose score includes both fast and slow segments. It is the composer who uses tempo changes to create interest and help communicate his or her message. It is the choreographer and skater who . (Figure Skating)

Skating Lessons in Markham North York Scarborough Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (May 17, 2012)  It is important for the skater to associate each musical phrase with particular program elements. It will make it a lot easier for the skaters to avoid “getting lost” during a perfofrmance. It also makes it a lot easier to pick up a program in the middle during practice or if they have to restart an interrupted competition program. Music that is very similar or highly .. (Figure Skating)

Buying Figure Skating in Toronto Markham North York Canada

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 Richard Myers (April 23, 2012)  Men can be competitive on any field of play, they dominate in a number of sports including ice hockey. Until recently though they were not real competitors in dance and freestyle figure skating, this has however changed with more men beginning to participate and compete in figure skating alongside women. Women are also competing more in other styles of skating such as ice hockey as .. (Figure Skating)

Take Ice Figure Skating Lessons in Scarborough Thornhill Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (April 23, 2012)  Thousands of people will tell you that figure skating is a GREAT! sport. But what makes this unique ice sport so great and worth your time? That question is exactly what we will tackle in this article. Webster's Dictionary defines great as “remarkable in degree, magnitude, or effectiveness. " Skating is truly remarkable in the degree of detail it can be pursued, breathtaking in .. (Figure Skating)

Take Figure Skating Lessons in North York Markham Richmond Hill Vaughan Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (April 23, 2012)  You learn to do things even when you don't want to do them. The lesson learned is that you are not run purely by your emotions. Skating teaches you that you can't control everything that happens to you in life, no matter how hard you work on it. Maybe you step on a loose ice chip on the ice. A skater's balance needs to be so fine tuned to complete certain elements that even though .. (Figure Skating)

Figure Skating in Local Skating Rinks in Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (April 16, 2012)  Ice dance has a strong tradition in the United Kingdom. Many of the pattern ice dances we use today were developed by British dancers in the 1930s. Ice dancers did not compete internationally until much later, at the World Championships in 1952 and the European Championships in 1954. Twelve of the first sixteen World champions in ice dance were British teams. Ice dancing became an .. (Figure Skating)

Figure Skating Ice Dance in Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (April 16, 2012)  The ice dancing that you see on television today is much different from its ballroom roots. The set pattern ice dances, which originated from skaters trying to replicate ballroom dances on the ice, still form the foundation of the sport, yet were eliminated from all International Skating Union (ISU) competitions after the 2010 season. The 2010 World Figure Skating Championships was the .. (Figure Skating)

Acquiring Basic Dancing Skills Figure Skating Toronto

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 Richard Myers (April 16, 2012)  Learn how to skate prior to attempting to dance. - Take group classes if they are offered at your rink. Ice Skating Institute (ISI) or Basic Skating Skills (USFS) class programs provide a good introduction into the sport of figure skating. - Master the basic figure skating skills associated with figures and MITF prior to starting to dance - Every dancer should be able to perform all of .. (Figure Skating)

The Benefits of Private Skating Lessons in Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (February 25, 2012)  Private Skating Lessons allows a coach to provide one on one time with a skater to identify their difficulties and to create a custom instructional program to help them reach their peak performance and progress through skating skills at a faster rate. Here are just some of the additional benefits of private skating lessons: With private skating lessons your coach will work with you (or .. (Figure Skating)

Personal Trainer Toronto Learn to Skate Toronto Skating Lessons Toronto Canada

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 Richard Myers (December 07, 2011)  Very young children can ice skate. Some parents get their children on the ice as soon as they are able to walk. Many ice arenas offer tot ice skating lessons or “Parent and Me" ice skating classes. Tip: Introduce very young children to skating at a roller skating rink where toddlers and preschoolers can walk on locked roller skate wheels. Children don't get wet or cold in roller .. (Figure Skating)

Skate Toronto Skating Lessons Toronto

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 Richard Myers (October 30, 2011)  Skate Toronto’s Introduction to Figure Skating program is for children and youths between the ages of 8 and 14 that includes a series of skating lessons to learn how to figure skate. This skating program is 10 weeks long and skaters get skating lessons learn how to do spins, jumps, stroking, turns and other figure skating elements. This program is designed for skaters that want to . (Figure Skating)

Cambridge Skating Rink

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 Ashish K Arora (November 11, 2008)  You will find very good and well-maintained skating rink in Cambridge. The area of central Cambridge is very popular and has excellent skating rink with many features in and around the rinks. The well designed and beautifully furnished Cambridge skating rink might be your perfect date and you can get here hot coffee or bear and other general food items so that you enjoy seeing the .. (Figure Skating)

You CAN Learn to Ice Skate

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 Jassen Bowman (July 02, 2008)  Having been raised in the era of figure skating superstars like Nancy Kerrigan, Michelle Kwan, and Todd Eldridge, I have been fascinated by this beautiful display of athletic prowess for nearly two decades. But, like many things in life, there comes a point where the fascination slips into a desire to do something more than just sit on the couch and watch these happenings on the moving .. (Figure Skating)

The Functional & Athletic Aspects Of Training Figure Skaters

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 Brian Grasso (May 16, 2008)  As a given sport evolves and the participants within that sport begin to break records and perform what was once considered impossible, you can be sure that advancements in training and conditioning regimes have occurred within that sport. Very few athletes ever become great sport technicians without the inclusion of a comprehensive athletic development and conditioning program as part .. (Figure Skating)

A Balancing Act

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 Guerrelyne Gautreau (May 13, 2008)  We All Fall Down You are just beginning figure skating and are having trouble balancing on the ice during stroking both forward and backward. You are doing well with your crossovers; however as a result of your lack of balance, you feel as you may fall. And you are scared to dear life of falling. Balance is definitely the key word In skating. Stay focused. Falling is a part of skating. . (Figure Skating)

Breaking In New Boots

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 Guerrelyne Gautreau (May 13, 2008)  Blisters From New Boots You have just bought you new pair of figure skating boots and they are hurting a lot. Beside hurting a lot, one foot hurts more than the other. The first time you've used them, you've developed some major blisters. Five days later when you went back to the rink, apparently, it seems that more blisters are coming your way. You are wondering if this is normal. If .. (Figure Skating)

E. Hughes - The Unsung Hero

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 Guerrelyne Gautreau (May 13, 2008)  Emily Is True Class Act I have just taken a look at the team envelope for the 2008/2009 season. While I was elated with the Kimmie's team A assignment; even though she did not do well by “our" standard this season, however she did well enough to achieve Team A status. What really threw me on a tail spin was Emily's assignment. Instead of her, Bebe Liang made the Team (A). While I .. (Figure Skating)

Skate Guards VS Soakers

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 Guerrelyne Gautreau (May 08, 2008)  You just got your new skates, and they come with blade covers. The covers are very slim plastic ones. You are wondering if it is okay to use those guards instead of the other lager skate guards. And you are wondering if you should get soakers as well, because a blade cover is a blade cover right? You know you're supposed to have them, but it should be okay to just dry the whole blade .. (Figure Skating)

A Monumental Moment For Kimmie - A Second Chance Well Deserved

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 Guerrelyne Gautreau (March 27, 2008)  I have become accustomed enough with the new judging system to know not to be quick on pulling out the drums and cymbals after the short program. Yet I am reading several headlines citing Kostner Leads Worlds, Meissner in Ninth, or Rochette in the running for a medal, I find this premature ovation give the athletes and the fans a false sens of security. Life seems pretty good when you .. (Figure Skating)

Here Is Johnny - Figure Skating Has Been Saved!

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 Guerrelyne Gautreau (March 27, 2008)  Apparently Johnny Weir has skated a flawless short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in Gotebord, Sweden, on Friday, while the past two title winners, Stephane Lambiel of Switzerland and Brian Joubert of France, fumbled or fell. Just when his fans thought he was exploited by the new scoring system, Johnny has produced an otherwise flawless routine to win the bronze, .. (Figure Skating)

Get Hooked On Figure Skating

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 Guerrelyne Gautreau (March 27, 2008)  You are never too old to figure skate, however if your thinking about making it to the Olympic games there may be some concern depending with the age in question. Skating can be a relaxing and an enjoyable pastime for young and old alike. However, the sport of figure skating involves a lot of stamina, flexibility and strength. If the aim is to compete at international or world standards . (Figure Skating)

Figure Skating - The Ins And Outs Of The Sport

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 Joe Macmillan (March 20, 2008)  Figure skating is a technically demanding and graceful sport. A pleasure to watch as the skaters glide over the surface of ice. But do you really understand what it is all about? What makes one jump tougher to do than another? How do the Judges award the scores? With the popularity of figure skating growing, especially during the Olympic games we thought we should help you to .. (Figure Skating)




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