Back from vacation - which was fabulous. Aside from getting the flu and being down for 3 days of it ... And not getting to skate or doing much exercise - I went to the rink today without much in the way of expectation.
We had a lesson with our pairs coach Chris Anders and he brought Melida Seable to help out with a few pointers - she is a coach at Frontier Ice and a former show skater as well. It's nice having the female perspective on pairs.
We ran through some elements and then got to work on completing the backbone of our Silver Pairs Program for competition laying it out and marking everything. This video today didn't process properly with the music but you can get the jest of the program layout.
Our Axel lift is working well off ice but failing still on ice... We need to be closer hip-to-hip before I go up and I need to push harder with me left arm. We just marked the loop lift toward the 2nd half of the program and our footwork was spliced because one of us (me) didn't do it right and when I put the music on it we were late on the music....
Like I said... It's an outline.
That is my excuse of the day for not skating my best! More Silver Tango 🥱
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...