Injury prevention exercises and proper load management will reduce the risk for injury and lay the basis for better performance.
Why do the training?
The exercises in this programme target the back, groin, thighs and ankles, and aim to strengthen the muscles and improve control during jumps and landings. With good skating skills and technique, you will be able to reduce the frequency of acute injuries.
The well-rounded figure skater
In order to become a well-rounded figure skater, you need coordination, speed, agility, stamina, technique, elegance and resilience. It is important to have balance and versatility in your training programme, and a figure skater will often incorporate elements from gymnastics, ballet and strength training in their workouts.
Why practicing twirling?
You may wonder why Camilla twirls around before doing the flyer? This is a balance exercise specific to figure skating, to work on stability from the ankle and the core. As a figure skater, you need to challenge yourself with rotation exercises to become better in your sport.