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The expense of figure skating produces some unique personality oddities. As a parent you should be well advised that skating is one of the ..read more
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In a recent blog post on Blazing Blades Janet Lynn was asking hypothetical questions for the next USFSA president. Naturally she takes a ..read more
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I spent eight hundred dollars on skates today for my daughter. It wasn't a big deal, but at the same time that shows how far I've become ..read more
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Skating fills a unique niche, a blend of artistic expression and athletics: somewhere between dance, poetry, and theater. When figure ..read more
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Unless you are skating to Flight of the Bumblebee or something equivalently vigorous, most likely your program has a couple dips or pauses ..read more
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My daughter once pointed out to me that if the athleticism of skating is in the legs, then certainly the grace of skating is in the arms. ..read more
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Many of the young teen ladies at the rink get torn between their art and their desires to achieve certain technical aspects of their ..read more
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While watching some intermediate skaters in Pasadena, I was most impressed by a particular gentleman who stroked more smoothly than I had ..read more
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Once in a while I get to thinking about the state of the "sport" and although I am now actually outside looking in, I do still get somewhat ..read more
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A comedy routine is one of the most difficult light entertainment routines to skate. Several factors contribute to this difficulty. For one ..read more

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