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
The Rocker Foxtrot is a UK Level 8A / US Silver dance, that gets its name from a swing rocker performed by the lady. It was invented by Eric van der Weyden and Eva Keats, and first performed at Streatham Ice Rink, London, in 1934.
Rocker Foxtrot (by assiolo) Excellent video with commentary
Rocker Foxtrot – 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. The Rocker Foxtrot was one of the dances they skated at that competition and that dance is shown on this video. Vintage and atmospheric.
Rebekah and Joel Schneider-Farris – Rocker Foxtrot 11-11-10 (by joannskater2)
Joel Schneider-Farris – Rocker Foxtrot Test 6-12-11 (by joannskater) Danced first as a couple, and then solo.
NRW Trophy 2009 Dortmund – Kate Louise Bagnall and Rory Shanahan – Rocker Foxtrot (by TheShanTube)
Eric van der Weyden and Eva Keats were British roller dance champions in the 1920s. They mixed roller and ice skating, and invented the Rocker Foxtrot, Keats Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz and Westminster Waltz in the 1930s. Eva Keats also coached figure skater Cecilia Colledge, who won multiple British and European Championships, the World Championship, and […]
USFSA 2012-13 Tests Book: Excellent book with 38 dance patterns, plus all the USFSA figure skating tests.
Skate Canada BC: silver dance information : American Waltz, Harris Tango, Keats Foxtrot, Rocker Foxtrot
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