Have been an Artistic USARS Roller Figure Skating Coach (Quad) since 1954 in the Northwest Region, coaching figures, freestyle, pairs, dance, creative solo and Precision Team events, and was a former competitive skater and national placewinner. Holds a Gold Medal Proficiency Test in Dance Skating.
Has been teaching for 52 years in the Northwest, coaching many National Winners in Freestyle, Dance, Figures, Creative Solo and Precision Team skating. I hold a Gold Medal Proficiency Test in Dance skating and coached a skater who placed 3 times in 4 World competitions and she also was the Pan Am Champion in Ladies Freestyle. I have coached 5 US National Bronze Medal Precision Teams who participated in 3 World Championships.
This sport has been my lifelong hobby. I enjoy working with skaters of all ages and abilities and sharing in their achievements.
I WANT TO PROMOTE THE SPORT OF ROLLER SKATING AND MAKE THE PUBLIC UNDERSTAND THE BENEFITS TO PEOPLE OF ALL AGES FOR HEALTH AND MENTAL FITNESS.
SOME PEOPLE STILL DO NOT UNDERSTAND THAT A ROLLER SKATER CAN ACTUALLY DO JUMPS, SPINS, FIGURES, DANCES AND ARTISTIC SKATING ON ROLLER SKATES LIKE ICE SKATERS DO.
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I really would suggest you buy in a skating rink as you will have help that a chain store does not offer. The brands you mentioned, are very well known and would be the best. Chicago skates are ok but
Hi Unfortunately I am not familiar with Jam skating equipment. I am a Roller Figure Skating Coach and the equipment is totally different. I suggest you go to a local rink and talk to the skate shop
If you look at You Tube you might find some of that on video, however I don't have the URL for that. If you would like I can send you by pdf file the listing of the current tests we have in place now
I skated in the late 48s-50's. I can tell you that since the equipment and skating surfaces have improved they have been able to do much more difficult jumps and spins than before. If you ever have
Please contact Jane Wojnarowsky, she would be happy to help you. She is at the USARS National office. There are a lot of adult divisions now and many new dances. Here is her email address: JWojnarowsky@usarollersports