Synchronized Team Skating
San Diego Figure Skating Communications
The USFS requires individual skaters of a Synchronized Skating Team to pass a minimum of a required MITF test for each competition level. There are also age requirements based on the team's competition level.
To increase the competitiveness of their teams, coaches enhance the individual skating skills of team candidates as measured by passing Figure, MITF, Free Skating, and solo/pair Dance tests.
Basic Skating Workshops target the individual development of elements
required for Synchronized Skater skill development.
The following workshops include tasks that are used in single, pair, dance, and synchro events:
Four levels of synchronized workshops are designed to incorporate tasks from the following list of basic synchronized elements skated in programs:
Ice Skating Disciplines
Skating Skills and Training
Developing Workshop Topics
Skill Development Environment:
Mental Aspects of Coaching
Sample Workshop Registration Application
Process of Systematic Learning
The following internet links have been gleaned from personal communications
combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
individual sports programs:
All materials are copy protected.
The limited use of the materials for education purposes is allowed providing
credit is given for the source of the materials.