Have you ever thought of joining a figure skating competition? For kids and teenagers who have a passion in figure skating, it’s their dream to join and win in figure skating competition. Winning can add to their confidence and this will give them pride and trust to them selves. But joining figure skating completion may not be easy because there will be pressure and the possibility of losing. But to think that you made it through is already an accomplishment – win or lose. If you want to win the competition, there are things that you need have and master.
Of course, whether it’s an amateur or professional competition, the most important gear that you need to have and feel comfortable is the skating shoes and dress. Your skating shoe should perfectly fit you so you can easily maneuver yourself as you glide on the ice. Your dress also needs to be flexible and comfortable. The fabric should be able to keep your warmth since you will be dancing and skating on ice and that’s the only dress you will be wearing. Don’t worry because skating dress are designed to make the skater feel comfortable and warmth.
Practice In Learning New Tricks
One of the points categories that judges would look is the tricks that you will do during your performance. If you have a difficult trick and you have landed it perfectly, you will get a high score especially if the judges were impressed. That’s why if you want to have the edge on the competition, make sure that you have practice and mastered one difficult trick that would stun the people watching. The only way that you can master the trick is by practicing. You can also learn other tricks but try to do it one at a time so you won’t get confused.
Train With Professional
Now, since you will be joining a competition, I would suggest that you train with professional, like getting a professional coach. Or, you can approach a professional skater and ask them if it’s possible that they could train you. There are also skater classes that you can enroll to. It’s up to you which you think would be convenient for you.
Now you see that there is a lot of things that needs to be done before joining a figure skating competition. But once you get through it all, the pressure would be on you, which is to win. So, good luck!