Conditioning for Figure Skating

Conditioning for Figure Skating

Off-ice Techniques for On-ice Performance

Book - 2002
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To be the best on the rink, skaters must spend endless hours strengthening and conditioning their bodies off the ice to build strength for the rigors of their performances. Illustrative and technical, yet user-friendly, Conditioning for Figure Skating provides detailed coverage of the physical preparation necessary for Preliminary through Senior-Elite skaters while concentrating on all disciplines of figure skating, including singles, pairs, and ice dance. More than 300 photos illustrate proper warm-up drills, flexibility stretches, cooldown routines, strength training exercises, jump and plyometric training programs, and endurance conditioning exercises for on-ice injury prevention. A periodization plan also helps skaters maximize their training potential.

Publisher: Chicago : Contemporary Books, c2002
ISBN: 9781570282201
157028220X
Branch Call Number: 796.912 P752c 2002
Characteristics: xiii, 185 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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