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The Figure Skating Book

A Young Person's Guide To Figure Skating

by (author) Debbi Wilkes

Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
Sep 1999
Ice & Figure Skating, Training, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 1999
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If you're ready for the cold, long hours, early mornings, frustration, excitement and success, then The Figure Skating Book is for you! The delicate combination of strength and grace makes figure skating one of the most popular sports for both spectators and athletes alike. Debbi Wilkes, a professional skater with years of coaching experience, has created an informative book that teaches the basics of gliding, stopping and stroking and then goes on to illustrate and explain all the major steps and manoeuvers that are involved in the fascinating sport of figure skating. Including: - Spins, Corkscrews and Camels - Half flips, Waltz jumps, Lutz and Axels - Spirals, Pivots and Gallops - Chasse, Swing rolls and Dance holds Illustrated throughout with more than 100 step-by step black-and-white illustrations and photographs, The Figure Skating Book also includes information on the history of the skating moves, explaining who made each famous and how. This indispensable guide is a must-have for anyone interested in learning how to skate. (1999)

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