I will be spending the next 5 days at the rink as a volunteer for the 2015 Pacific Coast Sectionals qualifying competition for US Nationals .. pretty exciting for all of us at the rink. I'll be an ice monitor for a lot of the time and I will also be helping out with the trial judges.
Today was my last day on the ice but there was already a bunch of kids from the competition coming to get some unofficial practice time on our public session.
I brought my scribe and got a chance to draw some circles for the first time in about 44 years on the ice! That was exciting. I couldn't however see the tracings without my glasses! The glare in our rink hardly made them visible.
Skated about 45 minutes then it got a little chaotic with all the higher level skaters mixed with some of us adults and some hockey skaters and I just didn't have the motivation or energy to continue so I got off the ice and decided to do an OFF ICE LESSON today instead of working on Moves in the Field.
I contemplated putting all 16 minutes of it on my video but it would have taken a long time to upload and most people would not have fallen asleep at the computer watching it.. so there is just a few minutes of my lesson included on it.
Basically I am trying to get my 136 lb body to jump up and around 1 1/2 times without hurling my arms into the air recklessly and cross my feet in the process... IT AIN'T EASY !!!
That is my excuse of the day for not skating my best! More Silver Tango 🥱
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