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Basic Skating Skill Judges


If you would like to become a Basic Skating judge, start by reviewing the following articles
     This information is presented for individuals who have a background in skating that provides them with the technical expertise to establish their personal test standards needed to make decisions to pass badges and tests, plus provides the criteria to establish a skater's base mark to compare and rank skaters in a competitive environment.

PDF  Introduction to Basic Skills Judging

Suggestions when Judging Your First Competition

PDF  Judging Code of Ethics

PDF  Judging Code of Conduct

PDF  Duties of an Event Referee

Determining if Elements are from Lower or Higher Levels

Basic Skills Judging Protocols


PDF  Common Abbreviations/Computer Codes

Judging Worksheets

Basic Skating Skills Elements: Snowplow Sam - Basic 1-8
Free Skate Elements: No Music Allowed, Half Surface 1:00 minute or less
PDF  Judging instructions and Event Requirements
  • Snowplow Sam Element Notes
  • Basic 1 Element Notes
  • Basic 2 Element Notes
  • Basic 3 Element Notes
  • Basic 4 Element Notes
  • Basic 5 Element Notes
  • Basic 6 Element Notes
  • Basic 7 Element Notes
  • Basic 8 Element Notes
Basic Skating Skills Freestyle Elements: Freeskate 1-6 and Adult A, B
Free Skate Elements: No Music Allowed, Half Surface 1:00 minute or less
PDF  Judging instructions and Event Requirements
Basic Skating Skills Elements in a Program: Snowplow Sam - Basic 1-8
Free Skate Programs: Vocal Music Allowed, Full Surface 1:00 +/- 10 seconds
PDF  Judging instructions and Event Requirements
Basic Skating Free Skating Elements in a Program: Freeskate 1-6 and Adult A, B
Free Skate Programs: Vocal Music Allowed, Full Surface 1:30 +/- 10 seconds
PDF  Judging instructions and Event Requirements
Recommended Reading:

Summer Workshops
 
Theater
On Ice

 

General
 

MITF

 

Free Skating
 

Dance Steps

 

Figures
 
 

Synchro
 
On-Ice
Workshops
TofC
 
References:

Skill Development Environment:
Mental Training:
The Sports Environment
The System of Learning
Topics of Learning
Basic Skills Bridge Program Handbook
Choreography and Artistic Performances
USFS Test Judging Topics
  
  
  
     
Resources:

The following internet links have been gleaned from personal communications
combined with information from public institutions and athletic organization/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
individual sports programs:

USFS Basic Skills Program
PDF  Snowplow Sam Curriculum
PDF  Basic Skills 1-8 Curriculum
PDF  Ice Dance Curriculum
PDF  Artistry In Motion Curriculum
PDF  Theater On Ice Basic Skills
PDF  Hockey Curriculum
PDF  Spin and Jump Curriculum
Competitions for Basic Skills Skaters
Introduction to Basic Skills Judging

Training Basic Skills Judges
Judging Your First Competition
Basic Skating Judging Protocols
Basic Skills Judging Competitions
Common Abbreviations/Computer Codes

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