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The Complete Book Of Figure Skating

Author : Carole Shulman
ISBN : 0736035486
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The executive director of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA) provides proven technique instruction for more than 100 skills, presenting them progressively from beginning to advanced levels of expertise. 170 photos.

The Official Book Of Figure Skating

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ISBN : UCSC:32106014220807
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The ultimate guide to the sport of figure skating offers diagrammed instructions for more than forty skating moves; profiles of renowned skaters including Sonja Henie, Scott Hamilton, and Michelle Kwan; and striking photos of talented skaters in motion. 75,000 first printing.

How Figure Skating Works

Author : Keltie Thomas
ISBN : 1897349580
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An overview of figure skating introduces famous skaters; presents the history of the sport, including changes to skates, the ice surface, and the rules; and discusses jumps, artistic developments, and judging.

Figure Skating

Author : Joseph Gustaitis
ISBN : 0778740226
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Figure skaters perform incredible leaps and turns, combining the elegance of dance with the power of gymnastics. No wonder figure skating is one of the most popular sports at the Winter Olympics. This wonderful book will explain how skaters train, and what they do to achieve their fantastic jumps and spins. It will show you what to look for in a performance and profile some of the many figure skaters who have become global celebrities.

Figure Skating

Author : Jennifer MacKay
ISBN : 9781420507843
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Figure skating, which is the world's most popular winter Olympic sport, is the subject of this volume. Though figure skaters are often known for their theatrical and artistic performances, author Jennifer MacKay outlines for readers the complex physical and biomechanical properties at work in this beautiful and demanding sport. From the development of the indoor ice rink, to the application of Newton's laws of motion, to the psychological challenges faced by many skaters, MacKay explores how these athletes achieve amazing physical accomplishments and perfect their art.

Kids Book Of Figure Skating

Author : Rikki Samuels
ISBN : 0806526017
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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We all love to watch figure skaters as they glide across the ice and perform amazing spins and jumps. And now, one of the world's premier skaters and teachers has written a clear kid-friendly book for boys and girls of all ages who want to master this popular sport. In this book she breaks down the basics of the sport for any skill level. With helpful drawings and a glossary of important terms this encouraging introduction to figure skating is lively, informative and fun - the perfect guide to making a child's skating dream a reality.

The Science Of Figure Skating

Author : Jason D. Vescovi
ISBN : 9781315387727
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and featuring contributions from leading academics and practitioners, the book covers key topics of health, training and high performance in figure skating, including: Physiological demands Nutrition and hydration Training methods Psychology and mental performance Novel issues relating to performance such as travel and jet lag Technological innovation Effectively and succinctly applying theory to practice, The Science of Figure Skating is a valuable resource on integrating sport science concepts into training and performance. It is essential reading for any applied sport science student or researcher with an interest in winter sports, and coaches, sport science officers, nutritionists or clinicians involved in figure skating.

Ice Skating Basics

Author : Aaron Foeste
ISBN : 0806995203
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides instructions for purchasing the right skates, skating backward and forward, and power skating, and includes tips and techniques for teaching children.

The Art Of Skating

Author : Irving Brokaw
ISBN : 9781429090872
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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From the Original Introduction (1910) In this book the author has endeavored to condense some of the mass of material which he has collected during many years of the study and practice of figure skating in the United States, Canada and the skating centers of Europe. Enthusiastic interest and unusual opportunity for comparing the best styles of skating to be found among many nations, due to extended travel during the skating seasons, and the unbounded hospitality extended to him in all parts of the world where skating is looked upon as sport in the best sense of the word, have caused the author to venture on this little volume, which, on account of its convenient size, can be carried about and easily referred to when the learner is on skates. It is with some slight sense of responsibility, therefore, and as a contribution to national interest in a sport which really originated in America, that he endeavors to here set down his analysis of the new, artistic figure skating destined soon to be the standard all over the world.

Training Figure Skaters

Author : Jack W. Curtis
ISBN : 0976257009
Genre : Figure skating
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A guide for parents and their skaters who wish to minimize mistakes and get the most from their training.

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