Ice Chalet Knoxville Tennessee

SYNCHRONIZED SKATING

RU Revolution

During the Fall, Winter & Spring terms, we prepare three (or four) different synchronized skating teams for competitions throughout the year. Synchronized skating, the fastest growing component of figure skating, takes the grace of ballet, the elegance of ice dancing, and the beauty of pairs skating, and combines the elements into an amazing spectacle on ice. To be eligible, the team coach must be convinced that the skater can perform the required moves) and be able to execute certain maneuvers (see below). How well skaters perform the listed skills easily, with speed, power, and maturity, will help determine their team assignments, but ultimately, the objective is to field the best possible teams. No one will be eliminated.
Synchronized Brochure (PDF format)

Jr Youth/Youth

Typical Moves:

Snowplow stop
March to music
Teapot and lunge
One-foot glide, blue line to blue line
Forward stroking & gliding
Arabesque (straight line)

Sr Youth/Teen

Typical Moves:

T-stops and snowplow stops, both ways
Footwork to music
Lunges on both feet
All stops, both feet, including tango

Backward lunges, both feet
Mohawks: inside & outside, forward & backward, open & closed
Backward outside three-turns

Teen/Collegiate

Typical Moves:
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T-stops and snowplow stops, both ways
Footwork to music
Lunges on both feet
All stops, both feet, including tango
Backward lunges, both feet
Mohawks: inside & outside, forward & backward, open & closed
Backward outside three-turns

Adult Synchronized Skating Team

Adult

Typical Moves:
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T-stops and snowplow stops, both ways
Footwork to music
Lunges on one foot
Mohawks: inside & outside, forward
Forward stroking & gliding
Arabesque (straight line)

2015 Intermediate Team

Performing at the University of Miami Open ISI Team Competition
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HOW TO JOIN?

Teams are assigned in the early Fall of each year, but you can join as an alternate any time! Ask your group lesson teacher or the counter staff for more information.

Most ynchro teams travel to at least one out-of-town competition each year, and all compete at our annual competition in the Spring, right here in Knoxville!

 

Synchronized Brochure (PDF format)

THE SPARKLERS

The 2011 Team featured a lot of Tinkerbells and three Peter Pans!

THE SHOOTING STARS

The 2011 Team enjoyed success at the Robert Unger ISI Team Competition.

THE STARS

The 2011 Team competed in Chicago at the ISI Synchronized Championships.

 

Advanced Synchro Team 2015

Above: The 2015 Advanced Synchro Team performing at the University of Miami Open in Oxford, Ohio