3 Fun Ways To Build Leg Strength For Figure Skaters
Hold landing check out position for 30 seconds. Make sure hip, knee, and toes of skating leg are in alignment
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Tip: Engage core, keep a strong back and point your toe of your free leg. You’ll notice you’re also in a forward stroking position with deep knee bend
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Hold your landing check out position / forward stroking position and gently kick free leg for 30 seconds. Maintain control over skating side.
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Hold landing check out position and gently pulse for 30 seconds. Keep free leg as steady as possible and keep arms strong. Keep skating knee over toes
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Tip: As you pulse up and down, keep your landing check out position without wobbling (as much as you can).
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Repeat on the other side! Hold landing check out / forward stroking position on the other side for 30 seconds.
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Hold landing check out position / forward stroking position on the other leg and gently kick free leg for 30 seconds.
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Hold landing position / forward stroking position on the other leg and gently pulse up and down for 30 seconds.
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Advanced Tips: add ankle weights, increase time to 1 min. Feel the burn! 🔥
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