sequence: forward inside spiral, forward inside Mohawk, backward
outside spiral, clockwise and counter clockwise
will complete the sequence holding each position for two to three times
the student's height.
Leg Strength, Body Position, Speed, Control
body position for spiral. Review Mohawk.
Explain the importance of speed and control.
Explain/demonstrate the pattern of the objective
|Forward power three turns,
minimum of two to three consecutive sets, R & L
||Students will perform two to
three consecutive sets of the skill.
Body Position, Controlled Body Position
||Explain the pattern to your
Demonstrate the connecting steps (wide step, power push).
Explain/demonstrate the controlled arm positions during each transition.
Review the concept of weight transfer.
|Continuous backward progressive
Chasse sequence on a circle, clockwise and counter
||Students will be able to
complete the sequence in both directions continuously to complete a
||Explain/demonstrate the foot and
leg positions for each step in toe backward sequence.
After the student has an understanding of the elements, refer to Free Skate 2 Skill C.
|Sit spin, minimum of three revolutions||Students will be able to perform
the spin for
three revolutions while maintaining the proper position
|Demonstrate while explaining the
position of the spin on the barrier.
Enforce to the skaters that speed must be maintained throughout spin.
Reinforce the concept of centrifugal force, keeping all limbs tight.
|Loop Jump||Students must be able to perform
a full rotation in the air and hold the landing for two times the
Jumping, Rotation in the Air
||Explain that the take off foot
is the same as the landing foot with free leg lifting in front and
rotating one full turn in the air.
Demonstrate the action of the arms and point out that they must help lift the student off of the ice and pull in as in a spin.
Demonstrate the jump.
|Waltz Jump/Loop Jump combination
||Students will be able to perform
the jump with proper technique and a controlled landing edge
|Review waltz jump.
Review loop jump.
Explain the free leg and" position on the landing of the waltz jump.
Explain the concept of "stopping rotation” and "shoulder check.”
Demonstrate before asking students to attempt.