Angelica figure skating - foot as if you were shoveling...

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Angelica Jane S. Bautista 2-23-10 Shoesmith Elementary School Room 204 Figure Skating My person is Mirai Aileen Nagasu. She came from California, USA. The sport she’s participating is figure skating. She’s been in this sport from 2002-up to present. She has 4 medals. The sport is being played by making sure your skate fit well. They should be snug with your heel all the way to the back of the boot with just enough room to wiggle your toes in front. Try to walk to the ice and do some marches or hold your arms out at just below shoulder level to learn to balance yourself. Bend your knees slightly and lean forward. Lean on your weak foot, then push in a diagonal direction outwards with your strong
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Unformatted text preview: foot as if you were shoveling snow behind and to the right of you. This will then propel you forward. Then bring the right foot back in next to the left and repeat the process. Keep this up and begin to take longer strokes and try to glide. If you try to give an extra flick of the toe\ankle at the end of each stroke, it will give you more power and make you a more efficient and faster skater. Bend your knees and move your body with the strokes. To stop, place one skate behind you with the toe facing away from you and gently drag it behind until you come to a halt. When you do this, your balance will be put on one foot only. This can get you gliding to actually skate....
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