ISU documents: Listed on 2014-15 page: http://www.isu.org/en/single-and-pair-skating-and-ice-dance/isu-judging-system/ice-dance Required dances/rhythms/elements Set out in ISU Communication 1857 See also: Handbook for Officials – Pattern Dances, July 2014 Silver Samba pattern Paso Doble pattern Novice pattern dances International Novice Competitions Basic Novice: Foxtrot * and American Waltz Advanced Novice: Either group 1 (European Waltz and Tango *) or […]
While NISA put details of the Skate-UK (http://www.iceskating.org.uk/skateuk/aboutskateuk) and Skate-UK Star (http://www.iceskating.org.uk/skateuk/aboutstar) requirements on their website, they don’t seem to put details of higher levels, and enquiries seem to be referred to the shop where these can be purchased. However, this Wikipedia page is useful. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Ice_Skating_Association Because this information seems hard to get, some of […]
ISU Handbook for Officials – Pattern Dances July 2013 Includes descriptions of the following dances: Fourteenstep, Foxtrot, Rocker Foxtrot, European Waltz, American Waltz, Starlight Waltz, Kilian, Tango, Blues
Icedancers.com have produced two instructional DVDs for lower level ice dances: Volume 1: Dutch Waltz Canasta Tango Rhythm Blues Cha-Cha Swing Dance Fiesta Tango Volume 2: Hickory Hoedown Willow Waltz Ten-Fox Fourteenstep Foxtrot European Waltz Preview: Tango There are useful trailers both on YouTube, and at: http://www.icedancers.com/apps/videos/
USFSA 2012-13 Tests Book: Excellent book with 38 dance patterns, plus all the USFSA figure skating tests.
European Waltz (Learn to Ice Dance Vol. 2) (by SharperEdgeProd) Good video, but the kind of music that kills ice dancing (a very laboured ‘Daisy Daisy’)
2007 US Nationals (Novice), European Waltz – Michaela Cook/Jordan Cowan (by jacjustjac)
European Waltz – Jo Ann Schneider and Richard Griffin (by joannskater) Jo Ann Schneider and Richard Griffin placed second in the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships in Junior Dance in 1975. They won the European Waltz which is shown on this video. (The video quality and trembling violin make it seem more like a rather […]
European Waltz – Rebekah and Joel Schneider-Farris Pikes Peak Classic 9-25-10 (by joannskater2) I love the man dancing in black tie.
Marina MARCHENKO / Alexander SOLOVYEV RUS 32,88 pt. European Waltz (by NRWTrophy)
European Waltz (by assiolo) With commentary; danced at the start by a young Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, and then demonstrated by Maya Usova and Alexander Zhulin.
Eva KHACHATURYAN / Igor EREMENKO RUS European Waltz 27,79 p (by NRWTrophy)
The European Waltz is a Pre-Silver level dance (ISA Primary Test) in the USA, and a Level 6 dance in the UK. It is skated throughout in a Closed or Waltz position to 3/4 time waltz music at 135 beats per minute consisting mainly of Waltz three turns. Erect posture and soft knee bend gives […]
ISU Novice Pattern Dance information pdfs: American Waltz, Blues, European Waltz, Foxtrot, Kilian, Rocker Foxtrot, Starlight Waltz, Tango
ISU handbook for officials July 2012 Includes descriptions of the following dances: Fourteenstep, Foxtrot, Rocker Foxtrot, European Waltz, American Waltz, Starlight Waltz, Kilian, Tango, Blues
Coffee Skate Online Ice Dance Patterns and Links: Information and Patterns for 21 lower level and recreational dances, ranging from the very familiar (European Waltz & Foxtrot) to the less well-kown (Tulips from Amsterdam Waltz & Denver Shuffle).