Figure skating

Eight-Step Mohawk Sequence

July 21, 2017 Figure skating

Notes on learning the outside mohawk and the eight-step mohawk sequence.

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Placating the God of Skating

July 14, 2017 Figure skating

Working on my juvenile moves and the backward power three-turn sequence.

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New Blades with a New Grind

June 28, 2017 Figure skating

Getting used to my new blades and the shallower 1/2# grind that my skate tech put on them.

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I Survived: My First Week on the Olympus Synchro Blade

May 31, 2017 Figure skating

Making the switch from freestyle blades to shorter, flatter synchro blades.

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Fourteenstep– Retry!

April 30, 2017 Figure skating

Testing the fourteenstep ice dance at the standard level. I got a re-try and a good idea of what to keep working on.

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Done with PT and Testing the Fourteenstep

April 19, 2017 Figure skating

Finished PT and looking forward to testing my Fourteenstep ice dance!

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Rose Program Redux

March 30, 2017 Figure skating

My first performance in a year, skating my rose program for a small local event.

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Hip Strength Exercises for Skaters: Gluteus Medius

March 14, 2017 Figure skating

Exercises from my physical therapist for gluteus medius strength.

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Cleared!

February 18, 2017 Figure skating

At three months after two-level back surgery, I’m cleared for normal activities.

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More Physical Therapy Progress

February 3, 2017 Figure skating

My latest physical therapy exercises– lots of ab work! Plus work for hips and balance.

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