Looking to take up a new sport? How about ice skating? Ice skating is great for the legs and body, and great fun! Follow this advice and you will soon be gliding like a champion.
Ice skating well requires proper technique, balance and practice. Learn some ice skating tips from our skating expert in this free video clip series.
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Check out this instructional ice skating video that demonstrates how to do a two foot glide and how to come to a snowplow stop. Ice skating for hockey requires moves like the two foot glide and snowplow stop. Learn ice hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to ice skate.
Ice skating for the first time can be a little nerve wracking. Learn some beginning techniques on how to skate from our ice skating expert in this free video clip series.
Learning to do ice skating jumps can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn a large number of the basic jumps that are part of figure skating. Watch and learn how to mastered the following ice skating jumps:
Learning to ice skate can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn the basics of ice skating. Watch and learn how to stand on ice, glide on two feet, and then move on to gliding on one foot. Once you've mastered those ice skating techniques you can start doing the following tricks:
The toe loop jump, also known as the cherry flip, is an advanced ice skating. This figure skating move involves doing a right inside three turn, picking your free leg into the ice and jumping, then landing on one leg. This how to video takes you through a toe loop jump step-by-step.
In this tutorial, we learn how to center your spins in figure skating. When you're spinning, you will find yourself traveling when you spin. To avoid doing this, think about where on the blade you are spinning. If you are in the right spot on your blade, you will stay in one spot. Also make sure you rock up and down while you are moving, not applying too much pressure on the shoe so you fall off center. Spin on the ball of your foot and don't push your heel in too much. Using these tips can h...
In this tutorial, Gina teaches us how to do a backspin in figure skating. This is when you are spinning on the opposite foot but in another direction. The most difficult thing is to find the right balance in your body. It takes a lot of practice to get used to this. You can use an exercise of doing backwards cross overs to get used to finding the spot that will be perfect for your body to balance. Start by doing an open position, the go into a rotating position. If you are in the right positi...
In this video, you will learn how to stretch your back to strengthen your spirals while figure skating. First, lay on your stomach. Next, lift your arm and opposite leg in the air. Hold this for a few seconds and then alternate. The next exercise involve bringing your back up in a vertical position while laying down. Next, stand up and stretch your arm over your head towards your side. Alternate the arms with this exercise. You can practice your balance by standing on one leg and holding the ...
Albeit a "staged" performance, the skills appear to be real. This dude pulls off some impressive figure skating tricks, except upside down - on his head, breakdance style. I recommend watching the entire video (it builds), but to get to the real climax, skip ahead to around 1:06 or so.
Olympian speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno won a silver medal this past weekend, his sixth medal in the past eight years. This recent accomplishment now ties him with Bonnie Blair as the most decorated Winter Olympian in American history. How does such an incredible athlete keep up to par, year after year? Watch as Time Magazine reveals the HowTo behind Ohno's grueling Olympic training routine.
Here is an ice skating technique that no many people know. This how to video shows how to do the "Dime Stop" stop. This stopping techniques is a great way to come to a quick stop on the ice and looking quite fancy at the same time.
You don't need any drinks to learn how to sail across the ice like a drunken sailor. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how to do a drunken sailor speed skating trick.
Learn to speed skate like a professional. This how to video is a skating tutorial showing you how to do the insanity trick across the ice. This speed skating technique uses the flexor and groin muscles, so play close attention.
The cobra footwork is a straight line footwork speed skating technique. This trick was named after the "Cobra" snake for its snake like movement, or slither across the ice. Skate like a cobra. Fast and furious!
Learn some fancy speed skating foot work from a professional. Watch this how to video tutorial to learn how to practice straight line footwork. This speed skating technique is super fancy and it only takes three steps.
Here is a how to video tutorial on how to tie the laces on ice skates. Learn the proper way to tie figure skates or hockey skates for the sport of extreme ice skating.
Sammi demonstrates how to ice skate with edges. You skate with one leg in the air and on the edge of the skating leg.
Sammi demonstrates how to skate backwards. The important thing is to try an go back and forth. Once, you get that down, try to create S shaped moves on the ice for better speed.
Sammi demonstrates how to ice skate. You have to take tiny steps back and forth to start. You need to lean forward also because otherwise you will fall and hit your head.
Sammi demonstrates how to do the cross over when you are ice skating. You put one foot forward and your other foot back on which you put all of your weight on.
Sammi demonstrates how to spin when you are ice skating. You can do two foot spins, one foot spins, and when you are doing a spin you have to bring your arms in to keep your balance. You have to try to focus your eyes on one spot.
Sammi explains how to stop when you are ice skating. There are two different ways to break the speed. You can put your feet in a T or you can put your legs together and lean forward.