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What types of skating moves are considered "transitions"?

All combinations of turns and steps that are in character with the music such as arm/leg and edge movements, inside and outside spread eagles, pivots, bauers, and lunges, plus unlisted jumps such as splits and stags, etc.

Forward and Back Crossovers are not considered a transition.

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

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