swing rolls to a count of six beats (Skill A)
perform four to six swing rolls on an outside edge maintaining a
consistent axis with correct timing.
||Explain to skater
proper technique for edge re-gathering and transitioning from circle to
circle/edge. Use a line to demonstrate to the skaters where the axis
is, Explain to skaters the proper waltz timing for swing rolls (three
beats behind/three beats in front).
forward progressives in sequence to a count of six (Skill B)
||Skater must be
able to maintain a consistent long axis while also demonstrating proper
upper body positioning and correct Dutch waltz timing.
Knees, Timing, Shoulder
||Use a line to
demonstrate long axis Demonstrate alternating upper body with changes
of direction (facing into circle).
demonstration of Kilian hold
Waltz Corner steps - three beats each)
||Skater will be
able to skate each step clearly and correctly with proper timing
end pattern. Show skaters the image from the Instructor's Manual for
reference. Emphasize timing and pattern of the steps.
|Skate Dutch Waltz
pattern with music
||Skaters must be
able to skate one pattern with correct timing and pattern.
||Show the image
from the Instructor's Manual. Draw on the ice. Demonstrate and have
skaters follow. Remind skaters of timing from skills A&B