Friday, February 9, 2018

Skating Fridays

Axel and Axel-Loop Videos


You guys. I am truly humbled. Several of you sent me messages that you enjoyed watching my videos, and that a few of you actually use and/or study them to apply to your own skating.

Goodness. Never in a million years would I ever think that I'd be in this position. I've been told countless times that I was never good enough, never smart enough, and never talented enough. And now I'm being used as a positive example? This just blows my mind.

Here are the Axel and Axel-loop videos that I sent my coach last week. Things to keep in mind as you watch these:
  • I learned this jump as an adult
  • I first landed it 10 years agoo
  • It took me 8 years to learn how to cross my legs
  • I have yet to land a clean Axel in competition
We're still tweaking it so it looks more like a kid's jump, but it's come a long way. I hope that it continues to progress and become even more consistent.

I'd love to hear about your skating journeys - whether you're trying to master skating on one foot, conquer the backspin, land an Axel or something else. We're all in this together. Let's learn from each other.



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