Jan 19, 2011

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Protective gear for figure skaters

Protective gear for figure skaters

Today’s post idea comes from two readers from a basic and more advanced level of skating. Both are concerned about injuries and protection. From reader Sk8er,JD Id like to know if Ice Girl wears any type of head protection? I havent had any bad falls yet, but all it takes is one to change your life. The only thing that I could find that is specifically geared toward figure skates/...

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Jan 17, 2011

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Should Figure Skating Coaches Text Their Figure Sk...

Should Figure Skating Coaches Text Their Figure Skaters?

Todays post is inspired from the Positive Coaching Alliances Ask PCA Your Youth Sports Questions How comfortable are you with this scenario? My 14-year-old sons travel hockey coach asked all the parents for the kids cell phone numbers and said he will communicate directly with the kids via text message about newly scheduled practices and games. I was the only holdout, asking the...

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Jan 12, 2011

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Too Scared to Jump. Should I Quit Fi...

Too Scared to Jump. Should I Quit Figure Skating?

Todays problem comes from L.A., a junior-level figure skater who injured...

Jan 4, 2011

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My Figure Skater Has Flat Feet! What...

My Figure Skater Has Flat Feet! What Should I Do?

Todays question comes from reader Annie. What should I do about flat feet?...

Jan 1, 2011

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Figure Skating Club Volunteers: Chan...

Figure Skating Club Volunteers: Changing the Anti-Volunteer Mindset

Ive written about figure skating club volunteer hours twice this summer...

Dec 16, 2010

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Ballet for Figure Skaters Survey Res...

Note from Ice Mom: This guest post comes from ballet for figure skaters...