backward crossovers to backward outside edges, four to six lobes.
will perform the skill on a continuous axis maintaining the speed
Body Position, Edges
the length of the ice to do this skill.
Explain to the class that they must always come back to the line before pushing into the next crossover.
Demonstrate so that they understand the pattern.
|Five step Mohawk sequence.
||Students will perform the
sequence with feet close together and free skating posture maintained
at all times.
Explain the pattern in which the student must maintain for the sequence.
Break down sequence into individual steps before expecting the skater to perform entire sequence.
|Camel/Sit spin, minimum of
five revolutions total in position.
||Students will perform the spin
combination with good body lines, proper positioning and speed.
Extension, Speed, Knee Action
|Review camel spin and sit spin
Explain the transition process between the two.
|Split jump or stag jump||Students will perform the jump
with either an extended front leg or stag.
Skater must maintain speed into and out of jump.
|Explain the difference between
stag and split jump.
Have student enter jump either from a forward three turn or a forward Mohawk position.
Explain/demonstrate take off from backward toe tap.
Explain the inside three turn on the landing.
|Waltz Jump/Half Loop/Salchow||Students will be able lo perform
the combination without breaking form between jumps on a continuous
Body Position, Stopping Rotation, Balance
||Review all three jumps
Explain the body positions between each jump and emphasize the extension of the free leg [in front or behind).
||Students will perform jump from
a back outside edge and hold the landing position for two times their
Body Position, Rotation
||Explain the take off edge and
the arm action before and into the jump.
Explain "Wind up concept. Emphasize the free leg extension into the jump as well as weight transfer in the air.
||Students will perform the from a
Rotation, Speed, Body Position, Balance
||Review the waltz jump and back
Demonstrate how they will go together to accomplish the 1 and 1/2 revolutions in the air.
Explain arm/leg positions in the stages of the jump