You don't have to be Tara Lipinski or Wayne Gretzky to enjoy taking a spin around the rink! Whether you want to teach a child, master a couple of twirls, play some hockey, or just skate recreationally, here are all the basics, complete with lots of full color photographs showing every detail of blades, boots, glides, turns, and bends. Learn the differences between figure and hockey skates; how to ensure proper fit; what clothing to wear; and the essentials of skate care. Help kids adjust as they step onto the ice the first time and take those inevitable falls. You'll find ways of training even the smallest youngsters and increasing their fun. Plus, you'll get tips on guiding more advanced skaters, choosing group or private lessons, and doing exercises that build skating skills. Nor is the adult beginner forgotten: you'll find everything from warmups to stopping and turning techniques that will have you skimming confidently across the ice in no time! 96 pages (all in color), 8 x 10. NEW IN PAPERBACK.
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Grade 6 Up?Everything novices need to know to start this sport is covered here. Foeste's love for skating shines through as he takes readers from the easiest moves to the more difficult, while emphasizing that learning should be fun. Through excellent action photographs, each step of a maneuver is depicted in full color. Early chapters discuss and illustrate the different types of skates, their proper fitting and care, and how to dress when participating in the sport. While this book is written for beginners, it has some useful information for more advanced skaters and a chapter for adults who are instructing children. The creme de la creme of ice skating books.?Barb Lawler, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, PA
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Descrizione libro Sterling, 1998. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0806995173
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97808069951751.0
Descrizione libro Sterling, 1998. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110806995173