Great ice today. Unfortunately I could not execute either a Back Spin or a Waltz Jump - Toe Loop combination. As a matter of fact, the more times I attempted the combination the more FEAR built up in my mind.
I makes no sense why I can do a Flip Jump without fear, but not a Toe Loop. I won't spend much time analyzing it. I just hope it will work itself out. I came home and watched Michael Weiss do 30 of them on Monkey See. He gets great height off a single Toe Loop and shows it in real time and then slow motion. I need to just go for it .... reach way back, stick that toe pick in and vault myself up and around.
Tomorrow I am taking the day off the ice. I have too much to do around the house and Friday I am going to California and plan to skate at Belmont on Friday after I have my boots looked at by Harlick and then at Dublin on Monday.
I have been working on these silver dances too long! Planning to go all in on them until I can test them in the next few months.
After passing my Adult Bronze MIF test on Tuesday I headed to the rink today ready to work on my program for the competition I entered in ...
Great lesson today. I knew we wouldn’t make it through all 3 dances. But we got some good practice in on the American Waltz and I am tryi...