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T of C - Domains of Learning
The Learning Environment
Learning Topics
Learning Considerations


Choreography & Artistic Performances
Sports Information
Sports Training
Training Principles:
Principles of Athletic Training:
Developing A Training Plans For Athletes
Skating Skills and Training
Off-Ice Training
Developing A Plan for Success
Aspiring To Achieve Elite Status


Relationships
The Sports Environment
Psychological Problems and Solutions
Fitness Training Plans
Physical & Mental Training Considerations
Principles of Sports Training
Mental Training for Athletes
Developing Course Materials
Developing a Training Plan
Training Factors:
Training Considerations
Systematic Learning


USFS Competition Events
Competition Requirements
Pairs Test & Competition Requirements

Ice Dancing General Rules & Regulations

Role of Physics in Skating

School Figures - Table of Contents
School Figure Test List

Modifying Skills & Poor Techniques
Converting Bad Habits
Developing Personality Traits
Developing Character Traits


Skater. Parent and Coaching Issues
Figure Skating Codes of Conduct
Hockey Skating Codes of Conduct

The Ultimate Ice Skating Facility
Starting An Ice Skating Rink
A Business Plan for an Ice Facility
Facility Ownership Models
Index of Articles On Ice Rinks
Forms of Figure Skating

Training for Judges
Test Judging Topics
IJS Handbook
ISU Figure Skating Judging
The International Judging System IJS
IJS Judging Criteria
IJS Competition Articles


Instructional Design
Course and Lesson Plans
Group Class Lesson Management
Program Development
Sports Seminars


Health, Fitness, and Wellness Services
Athletes_Health_Wellness_Services
Sports Health and Injury Issues
Sports Specialization
Adolescent Challenges
Adolescent Behavior
Pediatric Health & Injury Issues
Puberty
Common Health Issues of Skaters


Figure Skating Club Topics
Focus of USFS Clubs
School Skating Clubs & Teams
Team Ice Skating Sports
High School Skating Clubs
Prioritize an Athletes Education
The Fun of Figure Skating - Introduction
Photo Journalism


Opportunities in Coaching
Coaching Certification
Tips For Skaters
Training Tips for Ice Sports
Developing Workshop Topics
Skating Workshops
Summer Workshops
Sample Workshop Registration Application

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Domains of Learning Table of Contents -

Skill Development Environment: Mental Training:
 
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Learning Considerations
PDF  Attentional Focus
PDF  Spatial Disorientation
PDF  Effects of Mood on Performance
PDF  Confidence through Motivation
PDF  Transfer of Learning Issues

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Learning Topics
The System of Learning
PDF  Attentional Focus

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Converting Bad Habits

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Modifying Skills & Poor Techniques

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Developing Personality Traits and Character Traits

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Relationships:

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The Sports Environment
PDF  Sports Personality
          Role of Sports Psychology
PDF  Heredity
 
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Confidence
Consistency
Flow/Peak Performance
Focus & Concentration
Goals and Objectives
Goal Setting
Hypnosis
Leadership
Personal Sabotage
Self Fulfilling Prophecy
Momentum
Motivation

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Pediatric Health and Injury Issues
PDF  Pediatric Sports Training Issues
PDF  Juvenile Spondyloarthritis
PDF  Pediatric Rheumatology
PDF  Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACLs)
PDF  Prolonged sitting can cause physical problems
PDF  Stress Fractures in Juvenile Skeletal System
PDF  Juvenile Stress Fractures take time to heal
PDF  Shin Splint Causes
   
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Adolescent Challenges
  
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Sports Health and Injury Issues
PDF  Sports Medicine Links
Prevention of Injuries
Identifying & Treating Injuries
Preventing & Treating Injuries
Common Sports Injuries
Injury Prevention of Athletes
Protective Equipment
  
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Common Health Issues of Skaters
PDF  Prevention of Injuries
PDF  Skating in Bare Feet
PDF  Dealing with Stressful Situations
PDF  Sports Medicine Links


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Effect Of Puberty on Adolescents
The Puberty Talk
Teenage Athletes & Puberty
PDF  Puberty
PDF  What Happens During Puberty
PDF  Puberty Information Resources
PDF  Puberty & Sports in Female Adolescents
PDF  Female Gymnasts: Training & Growth
  

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Fitness Training Plans
Fitness Exercises
Fitness Components For All Ages
Exercising
Exercise Programs
Firehouse Fitness
Benefits of General Physical Preparedness
Fitness for Sports & Life Activities
Fitness Program Components
PDF  Sports Medicine Links
   
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Physical and Mental Training Considerations
Learning & Training Evaluation Theory
Exercises to Develop Coordination
Training Approaches
Strategies of Mental Training
Daily Training Tasks
Principle of Variation
Training Transfer
Off-Season Conditioning
Peak Performance Training
Endurance Training
Building Endurance
PDF  Weight training Exercises
PDF  Strength Training Exercises
PDF  Power Skating Classes
PDF  Core Body Training
PDF  Endurance Training Plan
 

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Learn to Skate Program  
Table of Contents - Basic Skills Bridge Program Handbook
USFS Basic Skills
Basic Skating Skill Classes
Basic Skating Skills Program
ISI & Basic Skills Badge Levels
Basic Skills Competitions
ISI & Basic Skills Competitions
Test and Competition Strategies
Transferable Skating Skills
Basic Skating Skills Q &A Topics
Figure Skating Development Programs
The Sport of Figure Skating
Figure Skating Disciplines
Free Skating
Ice Dancing
Pair Skating
Program of Synchronized Skating
Artistic, Interpretive, & Showcase Events
Theater On Ice Events

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Principles of Sports Training:
Principles of Training Athletes
Developing Skills for Figure Skating
Acquiring Sports Skills
Amount of Time to Acquire Sports Skills
Biomechanics of Sports
Balanced Principles For Training
Sports Skills & Mechanical Techniques
Physical Fitness & Preparedness
Individual Differences
The Overload Principle in Training
Recovering From Training
Principle of Reversibility
Principle of Specificity
Transference of Knowledge & Skills
Training Variation
Psychomotor Domain
Objectives of Psychomotor Goals

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Training Principles for Athletes
Principles of Learning Sports
Athlete Training Principles
Sports Training for Children
Goals & Objectives for Skating
Sports Training Syllabus
Lesson Planning for Sports
Long Term Athlete Development

PDF  Trainability of Children
PDF  Trainability of Young Athletes
PDF  Writing Objectives

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Developing Training Plans for Athletes
Evaluation of Training
Age Training Guidelines
Components of Training Plan
Stages of Acquiring New Skills
Strategies for Training
Strategies for Competing
Fitness Training & Sports
Advanced Training
List Daily Training Tasks
Construction of a Training Plan
Developing An Annual Training Plan
Principles of Global Training
Competitive Training
Starting to Seriously Train
Skating Environment
Peaking Performance
Benefits of Cross Training
Principle of Varying Training
Varying Training Improves Results
Approaches to Training
Approaches to Jump Training
Transferring Knowledge & Skills
Aerobic Activities
Anaerobic Activities
Exercises to Develop Coordination
Off-Ice Activities For Skaters
Fitness and Conditioning
Off-Season Conditioning Activities
Tips for Long Distance Traveling
Mental Barriers to Training & Competing
Mental Considerations for Athletic Training
Mental Training Considerations
Mental Strategies for Training
Endurance Training Activities
Flexibility Training Activities
Body Weight Exercise Training
Weight Training Activities
Brian Grasso Articles
Evaluation Assessment

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Fitness Training Considerations
Kirkpatrick's Evaluating Training Programs
Skating Training Environment
Training Figure Skaters
Group Classes
Fitness Training
Personal Training Plan
Daily Training Plan
Seasonal Training
Training for Junior & Senior Athletes
Age Guidelines for Training
Developing a Plan for Training
Developing Skating Skills
Group Training Stages
Training Priorities
Strategies of Sports Training
Training Task Analysis
Value of Annual Planning
Competitive Training Strategies
Verbal and Nonverbal Communications
PDF  Core Body Training
PDF  Endurance Training Plan

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Sports Training
PDF  USFS Stretching Training
PDF  Strength Training Exercises
PDF  Cool Down Exercises
PDF  Warm Up Exercises
PDF  Power Skating Classes
PDF  Core Body Training
PDF  Endurance Training Plan
     
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Sports Information
PDF  Off Ice Training Guides
  
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Fitness Training Plans
Training Factors:
Skating Skills & Training
 
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Choreography and Artistic Performances
Choreography - An Art or Science?
Role of Skating Technique in Choreography
Music's Role in Creating Skating Programs

Role of the Choreographer in Figure Skating
A Choreographer's Role & Duties
Choreography & Presentation
The Role of Choreography in Presentation
Event Required Elements
Choreographing Free Skating Programs
Choreographing Artistic Skating Programs
Differences in Artistic, Interpretive Events
Showcase Events
Theater On Ice
Creating Dance Content
Skater Feedback
  
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Learn To Skate & Train To Compete
PDF Acquisition of Skills
PDF Allocate Training Resources
PDF Determining Ability
PDF Developing a Training Program
PDF Developing Athletes
PDF General Training Principles
PDF Good Training Habits
PDF Pathways to Skating Goals
PDF Practicing School Figures
PDF Training Stages
PDF Figure Skating Training Program
PDF Strength Training Tips/Techniques
PDF Strength Training for Women
         Video Skating Clips
PDF Power and Acceleration Workout
PDF Measuring Core Body Stability
PDF Youth Athletes
PDF Smart Training
PDF Coaching
PDF A Common Training Fallacy
PDF Crossover Training
PDF A primer on Periodization Training
PDF 8 Year-Round Strength Drills
PDF Periodization Training Schedule
PDF Conditioning - Aerobic and Anaerobic
PDF Cardiovascular Yearly Training Cycle
PDF Resistance Exercises you can do at home
PDF Strength Program for Figure Skating
PDF Strength Training Benefits Figure Skaters
PDF Exercises you can perform at home
 
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Off-Ice Training
PDF  Cool Down Exercises
PDF  Warm Up Exercises
PDF  Off-Ice Training For Figure Skaters
PDF  USFS Training Program

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Levels of Skating Skills 
Modifying Patterns of Behaviors
Role of Sleep in Athletic Performance
Identifying & Reacting to Moods
PDF  Planning Special Olympic Season
          USFS Special Olympics

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Hockey Skating Codes of Conduct
PDF  Practice Session Code for Skaters
PDF  How to Dress For Figure Skating
   
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Training for Judges

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USFS Test Judging Topics
PDF  IJS Handbook
PDF  Judges Singles & Pairs Training Manual New  Evaluation of Jumps
PDF  Chart of Changes to MITF  9/2/2010 PDF  2011 USFS Tests Book 8/27/10
PDF  A need for Test Program Element Sheet
PDF  USFS Compulsory Figures Rules
PDF  Focus Points: Evaluate Tests
Roles of Skating Judges and Coaches
Discussion of MITF Topics
New & Revised MITF Elements
Critiquing Skating Performances
Requirements to Pass MITF
MITF Judging Criteria
Critique Sheets
Basic Skating Judging Protocols
Basic Skills Judging Competitions
Worksheets & References for Judges
Test and Elite Standards
A Positive Environment for Adult Skaters
Focus of Free Skating Test Judging
Interpreting 6.0 Score Sheets
School Figures

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ISU Figure Skating Judging
PDF The International Judging System (IJS) PDF   IJS Judging Criteria
ISU Technical Updates
Index of ISU Articles
Free Skating Program Requirements
Basic Jumps
Technical Jump Requirements
Cheated Jumps
Short & Long Programs
Free Skating Test Elements
ISU Judging
IJS Technical Panel
Competition Jumps
Competition Spins
Competition Spirals
Competition Step Sequences
IJS Grades of Execution
PDF  IJS Judging Criteria
PDF  IJS Presentation Guidelines
PDF  Program Component Guidelines
PDF  IJS Handbook
PDF  ISU Communication 1593
PDF  ISU Communication 1557
PDF  ISU Communication 1548
PDF  ISU Communication 1547
PDF  ISU Communication 1540
PDF  ISU Communication 1505
PDF  ISU Communication 1504
PDF  ISU Communication 1494
PDF  ISU Communication 1476
PDF  ISU Communication 1459
PDF  ISU Communication 1445
PDF  Search for ISU communications
 
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    Developing A Plan for Success
PDF  Nov, Jr, & Sr Skaters Periodized Plan
PDF  Trainability of Children
PDF  Trainability & Overtraining
PDF  Overtraining in  Youth Sports

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Principles of Athletic Training:

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   Mental Training for Athletes:
 
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  Developing Training Plans
   Elite Skaters PDF IJS Handbook    Beginning and Test Skaters
    Different Approaches to Teaching Jumps
          Performing Triple & Quad Jumps
          Common Sense Strategies
PDF  IJS Strategies
          Strategies for Competitive Training
PDF  Strategies for MITF Tests
PDF  Strategies for Free Skating Tests
          Strategies for Triple & Quad Jumps
          Achieving Triple & Quad Jumps
PDF  Difficulty Versus Quality
PDF  Strategies for Compulsory Dance Tests
          Strategies for Pair Tests
          Strategies for Free Dance Tests
          Strategies for Synchro Team Selection
          Strategies for Partner and Team Selection
PDF  Strategies /Tactics for Success
         Trainability of Children
PDF Trainability of Children
PDF Trainability of Young Athletes
         Writing Goals & Objectives
         Psychomotor Domain Taxonomy
         Psychomotor Objectives
         Course Syllabus
         Writing Quality Lesson Plans
PDF Writing Objectives
         Long Term Athlete Development
         Processing Criticism
         Test & Competition Strategies
         Strategies for Competitive Training
         Long Term Planning
         Skill Acquisition Timing
        Average Time Required to Pass Tests
        Building a Commitment
PDF Guide To Winning
PDF 101 Ways to Motivate Students
         Personality Theory in Coaching
         Strategies of a Successful Coach
         Calculate Base Values/GOE Scores 

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Opportunities in Coaching Coaching Certification
PDF  Coaching - Avocation or Career?   
PDF  Careers in Coaching
          The role of Education & Athletic Career
PDF  Responsibilities of Coaching
          Factors in Coaching Young Athletes
          Preparing to Coach                 
          PSA Code of Ethics
          Tenets of Professionalism
PDF  PSA Grievance Procedure Rules
PDF  Grievance Application Form
PDF  Synchronized Ethics Guidelines
PDF  Solicitation, Promotion & Tampering
          CER Programs
          Accreditation & Certification
 
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School Skating Clubs & Teams
Team Ice Skating Sports Adult Recreation/Competitive Opportunities
Leagues & Skating Clubs Mission Statement
Opportunities to Compete
College Club JV & Varsity Skating Teams
US Collegiate Championships
Collegiate synchronized skating: all levels
Collegiate Team Skating Programs
Synchronized Skating
College & University Synchronized Programs
Collegiate synchronized skating
PDF Colleges with USFS Skating
 
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High School Skating Clubs
USFS High School Skating Clubs & Teams
Actively Skating During High School
Ice Skating During High School
High School Team Skating Programs
PDF  Member Application School Affiliated Club

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Ice Sports & Activities
Aspiring To Achieve Elite Status
Managing Sports Teams
Team Teaching/Coaching
Team Building and Cohesion
Interscholastic Skating
State Interscholastic Sports Federations
PDF  How to Start a High School Program
PDF  School Affiliated Membership Letter
PDF  Application School Affiliated Club Membership
PDF  List of School affiliated Clubs

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Focus of USFS Clubs
Figure Skating Club Topics
Your Local Skating Club
Communicating with Club Members
Skating Workshop Plans
Special Olympians Program
Seminar Ideas On & Off Ice
Amateur Ice Shows
Rink Facilities & Club Activities
Skating Events
Well Balanced Program Cards
How to Interpret Judges 6.0 Scores
Becoming A Judge    
PDF  Conflict Management
PDF  Personal Experience of home schooling
PDF  Financial Donations
PDF  Athlete Funding Opportunities
PDF  USFS Sponsorship Information

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Summer Workshops
   
Theater
On Ice
   
General
 
MITF

Free Skating
 
Dance Turns
 
Figures
  
Synchro
 On-Ice
Workshops
T of C

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Skating Workshops
Sample Workshop Registration Application
Athletic Training Principles
Beginning to Advanced Free Skating Workshops
MITF Summer Workshops
Synchronized Team Skating Workshops
OnIce Workshop Considerations
Off-Ice Seminar Topics
On-Line Seminar Ideas
Off-Ice Seminar Ideas
          Funding Training of Athletes
          Mental Imagery
PDF  Weekly Off-Ice Workouts
PDF  Principles of PE Fitness

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Sports Seminars
On-Line Seminars
Seminar Ideas
Off-Ice Seminars
Enhancing Endurance Training
Enhancing Coordination
Basic Skating Skills Courses
Video Clips of Basic Skating Skills
PDF  Weekly Off-Ice Workouts


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Skating Training Programs
USFS Learn To Skate Program
Summer Basic Skating Workshops
High School Skating Programs
Collegiate Figure Skating Programs
Summer Figure Skating Programs
High School Team Figure Skating
Test and Free Skating Track
PDF  Principles of Jumping
PDF  Theater On Ice Basic Skills

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Sports Curriculum
PDF  Snowplow Sam Curriculum
PDF  Basic Skills 1-8 Curriculum
PDF  Ice Dance Curriculum
PDF  Artistry In Motion Curriculum
PDF  Hockey Curriculum
PDF  Spin and Jump Curriculum

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Developing Workshop Topics
Workshops Off Ice
Summer Workshops
Fundamental Skating Skills Workshops
Adult Workshops
Artistry Workshops
Dance Steps & Turns Workshops
Figure Workshops
Free Skating Workshops
Synchronized Skating Workshops
Synchronized Skating Elements
Connecting Elements Workshops
MITF Summer Workshop Lesson Plans

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Instructional Design
PDF  Writing Objectives Instructional Design Models
Instructional Design Components
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Evaluating Learning Outcomes

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Process of Learning
Principles of Training
Training Young Athletes
Establishing Goals & Objectives
Purpose of a Syllabus
Purpose of a Lesson Plan
Focus Groups
PDF  Trainability of Children
PDF  Trainability of Young Athletes
PDF  Writing Objectives

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PDF  Ten Core Design Principles of Learning
ADDIE Instructional Design Model
Instructional Design Models
Design & Learning Theory
Dick & Carey Conceptual Framework
 
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Course and Lesson Plans:  
PDF  Trainability of Children
PDF  Trainability of Young Athletes
PDF  Writing Objectives
 
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Forms of Figure Skating
   
Moves In The Field Workshop Levels
School Figures - the Basis of Free Skating
Fours (Pairs)
Similar Pairs
Formation Dance

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Modifying Athlete Behaviors
Drive and Determination
Different Ways to Say "Good Job"!
Self Doubts & Positive Thinking
Balancing Sports & Academics
Bad Attitudes & Self Doubts
Sportsmanship
Pre and Post Season Training Evaluation
Performance Verses Outcome
 
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Index of Articles on Ice Rinks
PDF  2012-13 USFS Club List Ice Rinks & USFS Club List by states
ISI Rink List 16 USA administrative areas
ISI & USFS Basic Skills programs
State Games
USFS Basic Skating Skills Club List

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Ice Sports
          Competitions for Basic Skills Skaters
PDF  Colleges with Intercollegiate Skating Clubs
PDF  Colleges with Synchronized Skating Programs
Skating Associations
 
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Athletes Health & Wellness Services
  
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The Ultimate Ice Skating Facility
Introduction
Planning a New Ice Skating Rink
Summary - Developing New Ice Skating Rinks
Executive Summary of Feasibility Study
Formulating a Rink Proposal
Feasibility Study
Demographics
Business Financial Structures
Rink Feasibility Study
Facility Design Issues
Facilities Concerned with Design
Design Principles
Round Table Discussion of Multiple Ice Surfaces
PDF  How An Ice Arena Works

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Starting An Ice Skating Rink    
PDF Discussion of Multiple Ice Surfaces
PDF  History of Ice & Refrigeration Systems

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Prioritize an Athletes Education
PDF  Education & Athletes Home Schooling in California
Orange County High School of the Arts
Academic Tutoring
Athlete Dormitory Facilities
Sports Specialization

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Facility Ownership Models
Park & Rec, school owned & operated rinks
Church Owned & Operated Community Center
Private Membership Skating Clubs
Privately Owned Rinks Open to Public
Long Term Leasing Skating Facilities
 
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A Business Plan for an Ice Facility Complex
Market Analysis Summary
Amenities and Services
Naming Rights
Strategy and Implementation Summary
School and Community Programs & Activities
Marketing Skating To Schools
Competitive & Recreation Athletes
Health & Wellness Services
Long Term Leasing Skating Rinks
Management Summary
Job Descriptions
Financial Plan
Ice Rink Executive Summary
   
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Sports Specialization
PDF  High School Coaches Handbook
PDF   Schooling of Elite Skaters
Adult Recreation & Competitive Activities
Child Care Programs
Comparison of Athletes in Different Sports
Athlete Skill Progression
Retiree Mentoring Aspiring Athletes
The Elder Hostel Experience

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IJS Competition Articles
          Grades of Execution (GOE)
          GOE Guidelines
          Base Values & GOE Scores
PDF  Single/Pair Elements Levels of Difficulty 
PDF  Guidelines marking Single/Pair GOEs
          Calculating Base Values & GOE Scores
PDF  Changes in the Scales of Values
          GOE Spin Elements
          GOE Step Spiral Elements
          Final Element Score
          Program Components
PDF  Program Component Marking Ranges
PDF  Explanation of Components
          Planned Program Content
PDF  Planned Program Content Form
          Performance Considerations
          Performance Verses Outcome
          Summary of IJS Judging System

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USFS Competition Events
Pair Tests    
Short Dance & Free Dance Events
Pattern Dance Events  
Compulsory Dances
Solo Dance Events 
Synchronized Team Skating Events
National Showcase Events
PDF  Singles Free Skating
PDF Theater On Ice Events
PDF Pairs Events         
PDF Solo Dance Events
PDF Artistic Events
PDF Adult Events

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Competition Requirements
PDF Connecting Moves
PDF Small Connecting Jumps
PDF Recognizing Turns
PDF Test Levels
PDF Test Track Events
PDF Short Program Requirements
PDF Short Program Requirements - Synchro
Well Balanced Free Skating Events
Solo Dance Competitions
Ice Dancing Events
Partnered Ice Dancing
 


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Ice Dancing General Rules and Regulations
PDF  Dance Curriculum
          Learning Pattern Ice Dances
          Dance Steps & Turns
          Ice Dance Patterns
          Partnered Ice Dancing Events
          Free Dance
          Free Dancing Rules
          Competitive Ice Dancing
PDF Strategies for Compulsory Dance Tests
         Free Dance Test Considerations
         Short Dance & Free Dance Events
         Pattern Dance Events   
         Solo Dance Events 
PDF Solo Dance Events
         Solo Dance Competitions
   
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PDF Judges Singles & Pairs Training Manual
         Figure Skating Pair Events
         Strategies for Pair Tests
PDF Single/Pair Elements Levels of Difficulty
PDF Pairs Free Skating
         Pair Test Requirements
         Pairs Competition Requirements
         Pair Test Level    
PDF Pairs Events
         Pair Death Spirals
         Pair Lifts
         Pair Throws
         Pair Step Sequences
  
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Application of Physics to Skating

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Health & Injuries
Strength Training Articles
Physical Therapy
Role of Nutrition in Skating
PDF  Sports Medicine Links
 
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Photo Journalism

Photo Journalism Articles

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Tips for Skaters
Training Tips for Ice Sports
PDF Strength Training Tips/Techniques
PDF Acquisition of Skills
PDF Developing Athletes
PDF General Training Principles
PDF Good Training Habits
PDF Measuring Core Body Stability
PDF Youth Athletes
PDF  Strength Training Tips/Techniques
PDF  Crossover Training
PDF  Exercises you can perform at home

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School Figures - Table of Contents
Skating of School Figures
Figure Workshop Lesson Plans
School Figure Diagrams
School Figure Centers
PDF  USFS Figure Rules and Regulations
          Basic Rules for Figures
          Standards for School Figures
          Awarding School Figure Marks

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School Figure Tests - Table of Contents
Pre Test Figures
1st Test Figures
2nd Test Figures
3rd Test Figures
4th Test Figures
5th Test Figures
6th Test Figures
7th Test Figures
8th Test Figures

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The Fun of Figure Skating - Introduction
Chap. 1 Equipment

Chap. 2 First Strokes
    First Time
    Double Sculling
    Pushing Off
    Forward Stroking
    Stopping
    Forward Crossovers
    Skating Backward
    Back Crossovers

Chap. 3 Basic Edges
    F. Inside Spirals
    F. Outside Spirals
    Spread Eagles
    Back Outside Spirals
    Back Inside Spirals
    Inside Mohawks
    Forward Outside 3's
    Exercises
Chap. 4 Four Rolls
    Forward Outside Rolls
    Forward Inside Rolls
    Back Outside Rolls
    Back Inside Rolls
    Waltz Eight
    Mans 10-Step

Chap. 5 School Figures
    Forward Outside 8
    Forward Inside 8
    Preliminary Test
    Backward 8
    Forward Changes
    Threes-to-Center
    USFSA First Test
   
Chap. 6 Completing Fundamental Figures
    Back Inside 8
    Forward Outside 3
    Back Changes
    Forward Inside 3
    Basic Theory

Chap. 7 Free Skating
    Basic Spirals
    Dance Steps
    Basic Spins
    Basic Jumps
    Free Skating Program

Chap. 8 Ice Dances
    Dutch Waltz
    Fiesta Tango
    Fourteen Step
    American Waltz

Chap. 9 Skater
     
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Program Development
Athlete Development
Skill Development
How We Learn
Stages of Learning
Parent-Teen Relationships
Youth Development
Stages of Skill Development
Stages of Figure Skating Skill Development
Long Term Athlete Development Framework
Techniques of Sports Skills
Biomechanics
Principles of Motor Skill Mechanics
Newton's Laws of Motion
Athlete Training Principles
Being Successful in Sports
Age Appropriate Sports Training
Effect of Learning Environment
Essential Feedback

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