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    DescriptionFinally, a conditioning program for figure skaters that meets today's competitive requirements of the sport. Figure skating has evolved dramatically in the past few years, with a greater emphasis on triple and quadruple jumps, jump combinations, and dramatic lifts. And to stay competitive, skaters must spend hours developing their strength, power, flexibility, and endurance to perform these maneuvers. "Conditioning for Figure Skating" is a technical, user-friendly guide that teaches you how to improve your strength, increase your power, and condition your body off the ice to improve your on-ice performance. Appropriate for skaters at all levels and all disciplines - singles, pairs, and ice dance - this manual explains the physical preparation needed to excel at the sport. Whether you are a skater, coach, trainer, or parent, you can use this book to establish a training structure to maximize your or the skater's potential.You will find in-depth analysis of: the physical components of figure skating; proper warm-up and cool-down techniques; sport-specific strength training; injury prevention exercises; drills to enhance speed, strength, and power; flexibility training; balance and body awareness; and, muscle endurance conditioning "Periodization," a yearly conditioning plan that creates a peak in physical performance coinciding with the competitive figure skating season.


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    Title
    Conditioning for Skating
    Subtitle
    Off-ice Techniques for On-ice Performance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Carl Poe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781570282201
    ISBN 10: 157028220X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27240
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.7
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: VFM
    Libri: I-SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSJM
    DC21: 613.711
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BISAC V2.8: EDU033000, SPO052000, SPO047000, SPO023000
    DC22: 796.91/2
    BIC subject category V2: WSWS
    DC22: 796.91
    BISAC V2.8: SPO034000
    LC classification: GV850.4 .P64 2002
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: GV850.4.P6
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: SFM, SMX, VFM, STG
    Illustrations note
    340 b&w photographs, 65 figures, tables, charts, graphs, index
    Publisher
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    McGraw-Hill Inc.,US
    Publication date
    01 October 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Carl M. Poe, M.S., C.S.C.S., has designed strength and conditioning programs and has trained figure skaters for the past seven years.
    Back cover copy
    Finally, a conditioning program for figure skaters that meets today's competitive requirements of the sport Figure skating has evolved dramatically in the past few years, with a greater emphasis on triple and quadruple jumps, jump combinations, and dramatic lifts. And to stay competitive, skaters must spend hours developing their strength, power, flexibility, and endurance to perform these maneuvers. "Conditioning for Figure Skating" is a technical, user-friendly guide that teaches you how to improve your strength, increase your power, and condition your body off the ice to improve your on-ice performance. Appropriate for skaters at all levels and all disciplines--singles, pairs, and ice dance--this manual explains the physical preparation needed to excel at the sport. Whether you are a skater, coach, trainer, or parent, you can use this book to establish a training structure to maximize your or the skater's potential. You will find in-depth analysis of: The physical components of figure skating Proper warm-up and cool-down techniques Sport-specific strength training Injury prevention exercises Drills to enhance speed, strength, and power Flexibility training Balance and body awareness Muscle endurance conditioning "Periodization," a yearly conditioning plan that creates a peak in physical performance coinciding with the competitive figure skating season