Competition dates: 30 Nov - 3 Dec, 2006
Venue: Fuji Ice Palace, SINGAPORE
Entry deadline: 30 Oct 2006
Looks like this is set to be a huge event. I hope we get a good turnout!
Information is available on the Fuji Ice Palace events site
The eyes observe where the body is in space (i.e., upside down, right side up, etc.) and also the directions of motion.[Reference: MedicineNet.com.]
To keep your balance, you don't only rely on the two sensory organs in your inner ear. Your eyes also deliver important information about your body's position, as do receptors in your muscles and tendons.[Reference: BBC Science & Nature: Human Body & Mind.]
now, even if the sequence goes in the counterclockwise direction, they must incorporate turns in the clockwise direction to get the higher levels. i have not found anything that says a skater can "up the level" by doing the circular sequence in the opposite direction.
new educational resource material geared exclusively toward the adult skater.
A sit position is obtained when the angle of the skating leg in the knee is not more than 90°; if this angle is more than 90°, the position is considered as an upright.
If the buttocks are higher than the knee, there must be a GOE Reduction from -1 to -3 (depending on the height and the duration of such position).