Commonly Asked Figure Skating Questions  -
What qualities are required of a skater who expresses a desire to become a pair, dance, synchro, Theater on Ice, or showcase skater?

There are qualities that every successful partner or team member has in common:
  • Dedication to the practice schedule required to acquire the necessary skating skills as per a short and long term plan
  • A willingness to prioritize skating as the most important life goal for a specific period of time
  • A desire to express your thoughts, feelings, emotions through a demonstration of your skating skills
  • A spirit of cooperation to achieve partner/team related goals
Submitted by Claude Sweet
USFS Gold MITF, Free Skating, Pair, and International Dance test judge; Intermediate Figure judge.

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