No not yet. Actually, not that I was thinking of the double Lutz to begin with, but I suppose my coach thought it'd be nice to give it a try. On seeing the single flutz, he had second thoughts!!
This is a really frustrating problem that I have been working to get rid of. Sometimes its ok, sometimes I feel constipated, sometimes its just a huge flutz. However, everything seemed to click today, when he said, "don't rush to pull your feet together".
Strange statement, but on the take-off, that was what made the flutz. Pulling the feet together just before the take-off would change the edge
- unless I was picking waaay across...
- but I wasn't supposed to pick so far across...
That was the dilemma I had! Why didn't I think of this earlier?
Still, its not easy to describe how it "should" be. He had me doing the Lutz backspin for a while, it was slow, but it was ok.
At the end of it, he said, "Work on the Lutz-backspin for now. There's no hurry to do the double."
I retorted, "It is not me in a hurry for the double. It is you."
Did I mention that he must have relished that lesson when I lost my voice and couldn't talk back?