Demystifying Figure Skating

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November 24, 2017
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Demystifying Figure Skating

This Deck talk about figure skating, a little about history of figure skating and the different disciplines.

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Laurence de Villers

November 24, 2017
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  1. Demystifying Figure Skating

  2. What is figure skating ?

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  5. History

  6. History • Earliest ice skating in southern Finland 3000 years

    ago • Edges to Ice Skate 13th ~ 14th century • 1st organised skating club was formed in 1740s • Ice skating was limited to member of the upper classes • First instructional book - 1772 (Figure / circles) • National Skating Association - 1879
  7. History • Jackson Haines is the founder of modern figure

    skating ◦ Incorporate ballet and dance movement into skating ◦ Invented sit spin ◦ Developed a shorted, curved blade that allowed for easier turns. ◦ Blade permally attached to boot
  8. History

  9. DEBATE : Sport or discipline ?

  10. Sport

  11. Discipline

  12. RESPONSE It’s a SPORT ! • Def: an activity involving

    physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.
  13. It was the first WINTER SPORT included in the Olympics,

    in 1908
  14. Dangerous

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  16. Technical

  17. WHY FIGURE SKATE HAVE TOE PICKS ?

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  20. Category

  21. SINGLE SKATING • Jump • Spins • Choreography • Skills

    • Arabesque
  22. PAIR SKATING • Overhead lifts • Twist lifts • Death

    spirales • Throw jumps • Synchronization
  23. DANCE • Dance • Couple must perform spins as a

    team in a dance hold • Lift ( Prohibiting the man from extending his hands above his head)
  24. SKILL (Figure) • Evaluated the precision of doing figure on

    ice
  25. SYNCHRONIZED SKATING • Synchronized • Lyft • Formation

  26. JUDGMENT (SCORE)

  27. PREVIOUS JUDGMENT • Figure skating was judged on a 6.0

    scale • Skater was judge on : ◦ Technical merit ◦ Required element ◦ Presentation SCANDAL OLYMPICS 2002
  28. ISU Judging System • Technical marks are awarded individually for

    each skating element. • Judging panel is composed of nine judges • Judge the execution of element -3 to 3
  29. Thanks