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 […]
2012 Skate San Francisco – Juvenile Pattern Dance; the Fiesta Tango with Jonathan Schultz and Elizabeth Addas.
Fiesta Tango featuring Alina Efimova and Kevin Kwong. A rare example of the dance skated with strong edges and extensions.
The Fiesta Tango is a UK Level 4 / US Pre-Bronze level dance skated in the Reverse Kilian and Kilian position to 4/4 time tango music at 108 beats per minute and introduces the skater to the first turn from forward to backward skating with a mohawk. Invented by George Muller, it was first performed […]
Fiesta Tango (by zebulon552728)
Ice Dance Pre-Bronze Fiesta Tango (Adult)—Daven Lee with Nick Hart (by davenhly)
Fiesta Tango – Lake Placid 2008- Rebekah and Joel Schneider-Farris (by joannskater2)
Annabelle Schneider-Farris and Val Katsman – Fiesta Tango Pikes Peak Classic 9-25-10 (by joannskater2)
George Muller (or Mueller or Georg Müller) invented the Dutch Waltz, Fiesta Tango, Ten-Fox and Willow Waltz, and is mentioned here and in this article). George Muller was one of the first coaches at the Skating Club of Boston and also coached at St Louis. A history of Boston Skating Club includes: From Skate Magazine […]
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.
Introductory dance patterns pdf: Australian ISA pdf with details of: Dutch Waltz / Canasta Tango / Swing Dance / Fiesta Tango
http://www.isa.org.au/Documents/Rulebook/ISA Rulebook – V-8 – Appendix D – Introductory Dance Patterns.pdf
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).