In order to successfully do a spiral, you need to always keep your shoulders and head up before and during the duration. The center of your upper body needs to be directly over your skating foot if you are wanting to achieve a straight edged spiral, however if you are wanting to do a spiral on a inside or outside edge you will need to to further exaggerate your upper body position meaning if you wanted to do say a forward left outside spiral your upper body would need to be leaning more on the left side of your skating foot. Keeping your arms out is also helpful. If you have a tendency to fall forward when learning a spiral try keeping on arm in front of you to prevent any damage if you fall forward over your toe pick. Once you have that down bring both your arms out and back squeezing your shoulder blades together. This not only helps our balance but gives you nice pretty lines.
Ice skating is more just skating for fun and figure skating is doing spins and jumps Ice skating is any type of skating and figure skating is dancing on ice Whoever put that is wrong! Ice Skating is a sport that just sums up every thing you do on ice... it is a category of all the skating activities on ice! True figure skating is like dancing and spinning (i should know i have won a figure skating Competition!) But it is just a category!
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Synchro involves about 20 girls skating in unison and doing formations on the ice. Figure skating includes singles, pairs, and dance, involving jumps, spins, and steps. Both are competitive, but figure skating is much more demanding.
Doing the splits is always good, practicing your arabesque/ spiral can also help. It's really good to work on core strength and balance too. Plus warm up jumps off the ice before you actually start attempting them.
A Canadian figure skating world champion. that im doing a report on!
Most of it has already been they are noe doing the Ice dancing!
Elbow, shoulder, hips, knees and ankle
I'm a figure skater and I practice in a warm zip sweater, long tee, and figure skating pants (they're kind of tight and thin; you can get them at most pro shops at the ice arena) with different colored leg warmers and my hair up. When I compete I wear tights and short figure skating dresses with my hair in a bun.
It depends on which country you live in and what type of ice skating but on average more girls tend to do figure skating and more boys do speed skating. On average combined, more girls do skating all round. Hope this helped! (:
Men's singles figure skating.