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Part 2: Standards and Diagrams - Junior Silver

JUNIOR SILVER MULTI TURNS AND POWER THREES - STANDARDS

Opening Steps: 5

3 Forward steps (2 beats each)
1 Forward Crosscut (2 beats)

1st Side:

1 LFO Edge (1 beat)
1 XB-RFI/LBO Choctaw (3 beats)
1 XF-RBI Edge (1 beat)
1 Hip Twist (3 beats)
1 LFO/RBO Mohawk/Change of Edge/Three
Turn/Bracket (6 beats)
1 LBI Edge (2 beats)
1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats)

  • This section utilizes 5 measures of music.
  • Strong edges are required in the choctaw and the following cross step.
  • The hip twist and mohawk are skated in a straight line.
  • Strong edges are again required in the change of edge followed by a straight line pattern for the three turn/bracket.

Note:

  • The side sections are difficult for the skater to establish edge quality, balance and musicality. The first two are priorities.
  • Musicality is satisfactory as long as the pacing is maintained (i.e. 5 measures of music).

1st End:

1 LBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 LBO/RBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 LBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (4 beats)

  • Assess power from the blade and a strong lean on the backward inside edges.
  • Free foot is on the ice during lunges.

2nd Side:

1 RFO Edge (1 beat)
1 XB-LFI/RBO Choctaw (3 beats)
1 XF- LBI Edge (1 beat)
1 Hip Twist (3 beats)
1 RFO/LBO Mohawk/Change of Edge/Three
Turn/Bracket (6 beats)
1 RBI Edge (2 beats)

  • This section utilizes 4 measures of music.
  • See 1st side comments and note.

2nd End:

2 LFO/RFI Crosscuts (2 beats each)
1 LFI Edge (2 beats)
1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RFI Edge (2 beats)
1 LFO/RFI Crosscut (8 beats)

  • Assess power from the blade and the lean on the forward inside edges.

3rd Side:

Two or three repetitions of:
1 LFO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 RBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 LBO/RBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 LFO Three Turn (2 beats)

  • Assess power from the blade and a strong lean on the inside edges.

3rd End:

1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 LBO/RBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 LBO Lunge (2 beats)

  • Assess on the basis of edges and pacing.

4th Side

1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
Two or three repetitions of :
1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)

  • Assess power from the blade and the lean on inside edges.

End + Concluding Steps:

1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RBO Edge (2 beats)
1 LFO Edge (4 beats)
1 RFI Side Stop (2 beats)

  • Power and balance are required.

Note:

  • Variations of speed should be evident as the first two sides will be executed with less power than the last two sides.

Original Diagram attached

 

 

Original Diagram attached

 

JUNIOR SILVER SNAKES AND LADDERS II (revised) - STANDARDS

Opening Steps: 0

1st Side:

1 LFO Loop (6 beats)
1 RFO Loop (6 beats)
1 LFOIOI Change of Edge (6 beats)
1 RFI Loop (6 beats)
1 LFI Loop (6 beats)
1 RFIOIO Change of Edge/Three Turn (8 beats)
1 LBI Loop (6 beats)
1 RBI Loop (6 beats)
1 LBIOIO Change of Edge (8 beats)
1 RBO Loop (6 beats)
1 LBO Loop (6 beats)

  • Assess on the basis of:
  • Strong edges in the changes of edge.
  • Flow in the loops (errors in 2 of the 8 loops are acceptable).
  • Musicality and pacing in relation to the measures of music (i.e. 2 measures for a change of edge step and 3 measures for 2 consecutive loops).

1st End:

1 RBO Edge (2 beats)
8 One Beat Backward Outside Edges
1 LFO/RFI Crosscut (2 beats)

  • Any type of transition steps between the BO edges is acceptable (i.e. cross roll, cross step).
  • Assess on the basis of edges and pacing (i.e. one beat per step in the 8 step series).

2nd Side:

1 LFO Spiral/Toe Push/LFI Spiral (8 beats)
1 RFI Spiral/ToePush/RFO Spiral/Change of Edge (9 beats – free leg in front on last count)
3 One Beat Forward Inside Edges (free leg in front)
1 RFI Three Turn (4 beats)

  • Strong spiral positions are required.
  • Assess one beat steps on basis of edges and pacing.

2nd End:

3 LBI Three Turns/LFO Brackets (8 beats)
3 RBI Three Turns/RFO Brackets (8 beats)

  • Assess on the basis of balance (ease of motion) in the turns.
  • Musicality and pacing in relation to the measures of music (i.e. 2 measures for a multiple turn step).

Concluding Steps:

1 LFO/RFI Crosscut (4 beats)
1 LF Arabesque (4 beats)
1 RF Arabesque (4 beats)
1 LFI Side Stop (4 beats)

Note:

  • Variations in speed should be evident as the initial side and last end sections must be executed with less power than the first end and second side sections.

 

Original Diagram attached

 

JUNIOR SILVER FLYING CHOCTAWS - STANDARDS

Opening Steps: 5 [2 Forward Steps (2 beats each) + 1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats) + 1 LBO/RBI
Crosscut (2 beats)]

1st Side:

Three repetitions of:
1 LFO/RFI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 LFO Edge (1 beat)
1 XF-RFI/LBO Choctaw (2 beats)
1 XF-RBI Edge (1 beat)
1 LBO/RBI Crosscut (2 beats)

  • Strong edges are required in the choctaws and the following cross steps.
  • Accurate timing should be rewarded.

1st End:

1 LFI/RBO Choctaw (2 beats)
1 XF-LBI Edge (1 beat)
1 RFI Edge (1 beat)
1 LFI/RBI Mohawk (2 beats)
1 LBO Edge (2 beats)

  • Power must be developed throughout this section.

2nd Side:

Two repetitions of:
1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RFO Edge (1 beat)
1 XF-LFI/RBO Choctaw (2 beats)
1 XF-LBI Edge (1 beat)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)

Third repetition:
1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RFO Edge (1 beat)
1 XF-LFI/RBO Choctaw (2 beats)
1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (2 beats)

  • Strong edges are required in the choctaws and the following cross steps.
  • Accurate timing should be rewarded.

2nd End:

1 RFO/LBO Mohawk (2 beats)
1 XF-RBI Edge (1 beat)
1 LFI Edge (1 beat)
1 RFO/LBO Mohawk (2 beats)
1 XF-RBI Edge (1 beat)
1 LFI Edge (1 beat)

Concluding Step:

1 RFI Three Turn to a T-Stop (8 beats)

 

Original Diagram attached

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