I suppose I could have argued my case, but she didn't want to hear it. Skating coaches don't like skaters of any level to say "I can't".
I took yesterday off because I was down with a head cold. I probably shouldn't have skated today either, but I did because it was lesson day. Even if I learn by listening I wanted to go.
I did skate, but not well and not for long. A quick warm up and a 30 minute lesson, we focused on what I was trying to change in my choreography of my test program. She insists that I keep working toward what she has choreographed and if by the time we are 5 days from my test, things still aren't there, then we can make an adjustment for the test.
So back to my original footwork and program ending, but we did throw in a toe loop early in the program and swapped out the other toe loop for a loop jump at the end of the program.
Sorry, no video today. I was too exhausted to get the camera out of my pocket!
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