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Should a skater enrolled in group classes participate in an Off-Ice exercise program?

Absolutely. All beginning skaters should learn the benefits of a regular off-ice exercise program and incorporate such exercises in their daily schedule along with on-ice practice sessions.

Skaters can prevent a lot of injuries if they regularly participate in an approved off-ice exercise program that continues throughout their skating career.

Submitted by Claude Sweet
USFS Gold MITF, Free Skating, Pair, and International Dance test judge; Intermediate Figure judge.

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