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 Willow Waltz with Jonathan Schultz and Elizabeth Addas.
The Willow Waltz is a UK Level 5 / US Bronze level dance skated in the Closed (Waltz) position to 3/4 time waltz music at 138 beats per minute [same tempo as the Dutch Waltz]. This dance presents a variety of turns, steps, and sequence of steps to express the rhythm and flow of the […]
Willow Waltz (Learn to Ice Dance Vol. 2) (by SharperEdgeProd)
Willow Waltz – Rebekah and Joel Schneider-Farris – Pikes Peak Classic 9-27-08 (by joannskater2)
Annabelle Schneider-Farris & Val Katsman – Willow Waltz Pikes Peak Classic 9-25-10 (by joannskater2)
valse willow (by bibounette69) How could I leave out the Valse Willow?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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).