A guide to skating the Novice Foxtrot (by videojugsport) – with Doreen Hoppe at Alexandra Palace, London. Odd to see it with an overlay of different music, but maybe that helps you concentrate on the moves?
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 […]
NISA (UK) test requirements For current requirements, see here. Skate UK Pre-2013: Level 1 Sit and stand on the ice, Moving forward (basic skating), Two-foot glide and dip, Stepping around on the spot Level 2 Moving backward, ½ snowplough or full snowplough stop, Forward skating, Two-foot glide on a curve Level 3 Forward one-foot glide […]
Inside Edge Films and Doreen Hoppe have produced a DVD of lower level dances, skated by Mark Hanretty and Christina Chitwood, filmed at Alexandra Palace. The dances are: Novice Foxtrot Rhythm Blues Canasta Tango Swing Dance Willow Waltz It also includes useful demonstrations of posture and of the separate elements in the dances. For UK […]