Check out this instructional ice skating video that demonstrates how to do a two foot glide and how to come to a snowplow stop. Ice skating for hockey requires moves like the two foot glide and snowplow stop. Learn ice hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to ice skate.
In this tutorial, we learn how to center your spins in figure skating. When you're spinning, you will find yourself traveling when you spin. To avoid doing this, think about where on the blade you are spinning. If you are in the right spot on your blade, you will stay in one spot. Also make sure you rock up and down while you are moving, not applying too much pressure on the shoe so you fall off center. Spin on the ball of your foot and don't push your heel in too much. Using these tips can h...
In this tutorial, Gina teaches us how to do a backspin in figure skating. This is when you are spinning on the opposite foot but in another direction. The most difficult thing is to find the right balance in your body. It takes a lot of practice to get used to this. You can use an exercise of doing backwards cross overs to get used to finding the spot that will be perfect for your body to balance. Start by doing an open position, the go into a rotating position. If you are in the right positi...
In this video, you will learn how to stretch your back to strengthen your spirals while figure skating. First, lay on your stomach. Next, lift your arm and opposite leg in the air. Hold this for a few seconds and then alternate. The next exercise involve bringing your back up in a vertical position while laying down. Next, stand up and stretch your arm over your head towards your side. Alternate the arms with this exercise. You can practice your balance by standing on one leg and holding the ...
Here is an ice skating technique that no many people know. This how to video shows how to do the "Dime Stop" stop. This stopping techniques is a great way to come to a quick stop on the ice and looking quite fancy at the same time.
Learn some fancy speed skating foot work from a professional. Watch this how to video tutorial to learn how to practice straight line footwork. This speed skating technique is super fancy and it only takes three steps.
Sammi explains how to stop when you are ice skating. There are two different ways to break the speed. You can put your feet in a T or you can put your legs together and lean forward.
Learning to do ice skating jumps can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn a large number of the basic jumps that are part of figure skating. Watch and learn how to mastered the following ice skating jumps:
Learning to ice skate can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn the basics of ice skating. Watch and learn how to stand on ice, glide on two feet, and then move on to gliding on one foot. Once you've mastered those ice skating techniques you can start doing the following tricks:
Ice skating for the first time can be a little nerve wracking. Learn some beginning techniques on how to skate from our ice skating expert in this free video clip series.
You don't need any drinks to learn how to sail across the ice like a drunken sailor. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how to do a drunken sailor speed skating trick.
Learn to speed skate like a professional. This how to video is a skating tutorial showing you how to do the insanity trick across the ice. This speed skating technique uses the flexor and groin muscles, so play close attention.
The cobra footwork is a straight line footwork speed skating technique. This trick was named after the "Cobra" snake for its snake like movement, or slither across the ice. Skate like a cobra. Fast and furious!
Here is a how to video tutorial on how to tie the laces on ice skates. Learn the proper way to tie figure skates or hockey skates for the sport of extreme ice skating.
Sammi demonstrates how to do the cross over when you are ice skating. You put one foot forward and your other foot back on which you put all of your weight on.
Sammi demonstrates how to spin when you are ice skating. You can do two foot spins, one foot spins, and when you are doing a spin you have to bring your arms in to keep your balance. You have to try to focus your eyes on one spot.
Collected tutorial video from the "Ottawa's Eddy Matzger Weekend" event. Featuring Barry Publow and Eddy Matzger, this tutorial goes over the double push. This is a hill skating technique necessary to keep competitive in inline speed skating.
How to level a backyard skating rink. Turn your backyard into a hockey rink or ice skating rink by flooding it. That part is easy. The part where you add the flat surface so that it's playable.
This is a collected tutorial video from the "Ottawa's Eddy Matzger Weekend" event. Featuring Barry Publow and Eddy Matzger, learn how to properly crossover in competitive speed inline skating. The crossover is integral to getting fluidity in the motion and to make smooth turns or gain speed.
Eddy Matzger shows you how to do a double push on inline speed skates, breaking it down into small details and then putting them together to produce the whole action. Double push is the advanced technique necessary for winning races in competitive hills or any advanced races.
You can practice skating backwards. There is a drill you can do. Set up five to ten sticks in a straight line and begin to c cut thrust down the length of the ice.
The toe loop jump, also known as the cherry flip, is an advanced ice skating. This figure skating move involves doing a right inside three turn, picking your free leg into the ice and jumping, then landing on one leg. This how to video takes you through a toe loop jump step-by-step.
Ice skating well requires proper technique, balance and practice. Learn some ice skating tips from our skating expert in this free video clip series.
These Saudi boys bring the term "Extreme Sports" to a new level.
Albeit a "staged" performance, the skills appear to be real. This dude pulls off some impressive figure skating tricks, except upside down - on his head, breakdance style. I recommend watching the entire video (it builds), but to get to the real climax, skip ahead to around 1:06 or so.
Jason Ward gives us tips on how to improve our backwards skating. The first point he makes concerns balance and power. You want to keep your feet shoulder width apart and your chest up. The next point is the "C" it. The more you dig into the ice the more power you will get in your strides; as you push your skate outwards, dig in hard and you will go faster. The third point is to head on a swivel. You want to know what is going on around you, so you need to be able to look behind you and be aw...
Super easy game. Make sure you put up signs. The trick is furniture polish and a nice pair of socks. Wait five minutes for it to dry. Now you have a bedroom slip n slide. The furniture polish makes the floor ridiculously slippery as if you've got an indoor ice rink! Make an instant indoor skating rink.
Learn chin placement, squats, rally strategy and other skils for aggressive competitive inline skating. These are skill games using inside and outside edges of inline skates. This shows the techniques in rallying on speed skates. Rally in competitive speed inline skating.
Just imagine, your own indoor ice skating rink... ahhhh. You know, it doesn't have to be a dream, you can build your own makeshift ice skating rink inside your home easily in just five minutes.
Raelle Cook provides skaters with the basics of turning while on roller skates. The first thing skaters need to know is they have to be skating at a comfortable speed and a comfortable position. The most comfortable position would be not to have your knees locked. The biggest mistake is attempting to turn while going to fast. To slow down you simply drag your toe stop. Turn your body in the direction you'd like to turn and look in the direction of the turn. Don't look in the opposite directio...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to stop while going backwards on roller skates. This will help if you are going too fast and want to stop without falling. Make sure your knees are not locked and you are not going too fast. Take the dominant leg and position it slightly behind you. Next, apply firm but solid pressure on the stopper. Be careful not to place too much, as this will turn you around. Another way involves immediately going back on both stoppers. Your knees must be bent with...
Take a good skater from the Cast (Bam Margera) or hire someone like Tony Hawk, Mike V
Wake Skating... or trying to. Its way easier with 4 wheels on a concrete!
This isn't a huge action shot. I haven't mastered the art of the action shot yet, but I like how he looks like he's dancing instead of skateboarding.
I can't win the photo challenge, but just for the heck of it, I thought I'd share one of my one of my own photos from Venice Beach, taken with an iPhone 4 using HDR mode.
Two dudes, one board...or two dudes, one doubles BMX bike. Drop them in on a half-pipe or bowl or on a MEGA-RAMP or BMX track.
Take an ordinary ice rink and cover the surface of it in watery crap. Let it freeze and have the jackass crew skate over it. Have them scrape up some of the "Ice" and throw it at each other and just have a shitty time.
Looking to take up a new sport? How about ice skating? Ice skating is great for the legs and body, and great fun! Follow this advice and you will soon be gliding like a champion.
Sammi demonstrates how to skate backwards. The important thing is to try an go back and forth. Once, you get that down, try to create S shaped moves on the ice for better speed.
Sammi demonstrates how to ice skate with edges. You skate with one leg in the air and on the edge of the skating leg.