Author Topic: What didnt you achieve this week all help welcome  (Read 39387 times)

sanctuaryRed

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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2013, 08:15:25 PM »
For crossovers I find it easier to put the foot onto the outside edge by crossing then pushing my heal down tiny bit when it's on the outside edge and then lifting my foot back without dropping the toe ready for the next one :)
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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2013, 08:32:31 PM »
Forward outside 3's and backwards one foot glides.


I am not friends with these moves at the moment. Maybe tomorrow's skate will bring some progress.
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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2013, 09:00:12 PM »
Mohawks are the bain of my life at the mo... problem my free leg where do i need to put it on ice I've been told its meant to be like a T postion then put it on ice but honestly my feet won't do it! I've been told various things but none seem to have worked for me :(
literally the only thing I can't do and only just realizing this week I need them for dance...  :-[
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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2013, 09:03:55 PM »
Have you tried doing the movement for a mowhawk off ice so you become comfortable with the foot position?

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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #15 on: April 26, 2013, 09:11:40 PM »
getting used to those darn toepicks !!!!!!!

i keep catching when doing backwards crossovers, am i not using outside edge enough?

You're too far forward on the blade. You need to sit back and put less pressure on the balls of your feet.

Reminds me of this thread: http://www.skatingforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=5500.0

The tips in that thread may help you.

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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #16 on: April 26, 2013, 09:12:58 PM »
getting used to those darn toepicks !!!!!!!

i keep catching when doing backwards crossovers, am i not using outside edge enough?

I've just started learning backwards crossovers, and I always drag my toepick on the ice!  Argh! 

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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #17 on: April 26, 2013, 11:59:15 PM »
no skating at all for a few weeks and still a few to go. too distracting atm.
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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2013, 10:52:01 AM »
I've just started learning backwards crossovers, and I always drag my toepick on the ice!  Argh! 

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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2013, 11:58:40 AM »
Check the position of your head if your looking at your feet your more likely to be on your toe pick. ;)

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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2013, 02:33:19 PM »
Have you tried doing the movement for a mowhawk off ice so you become comfortable with the foot position?


No I haven't, but I'll give anything a try at this point! Thanks :)
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Re: What are you finding difficult and or need advice on Post here
« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2013, 02:51:40 PM »

No I haven't, but I'll give anything a try at this point! Thanks :)

i found that trying any positions off ice helps. i used to do off ice crossovers in the woods :D
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