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Part 2: Standards and Diagrams - Senior Silver

SENIOR SILVER ROCKERS AND CHOCTAWS - STANDARDS

Opening Step: 5 [ 3 Forward outside edges (2 beats each) + 1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (2 beats)]

1st Side:

1 RFO Rocker (6 beats)
1 XF-LBI Edge (2 beats)
1 RBO Rocker (6 beats)
1 XF-LFI Edge (1 beat)
1 RFO Edge (1 beat)
1 XF-LFI Rocker (6 beats)
1 RBO Edge (2 beats)
1 XF-LBI Rocker (6 beats)

  • The musicality (6 beats per turn) allows the skater to focus on being on the correct edges.
  • Accurate edges are required in 3 of the 4 rocker turns.

1st End:

1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LBOIO Change of Edge (3 beats)
(Closed Choctaw)
1 RFI Edge (1 beat)
(Open Choctaw)
1 LBOIO Change of Edge (3 beats)
(Closed Choctaw)
2 RFI/LBO Choctaws (open) (2 beats each)
1 XF-RBI Edge (1 beat)
1 LBO/RBI Crosscut (4 beats)

  • Edge quality and ease of motion may be difficult for some skaters due to body build (hip turnout).
  • Agility, in the sense of pacing, (i.e. one beat per step), however, can be attained.

2nd Side:

1 LBO Rocker (6 beats)
1 XF-RFI Edge (2 beats)
1 LFO Rocker (6 beats)
1 XF-RBI Edge (1 beat)
1 LBO Edge (1 beat)
1 XF-RBI Rocker (6 beats)
1 LFO Edge (2 beats)
1 XF-Rocker (6 beats)
1 LBO Edge (2 beats)

  • The musicality (6 beats per turn) allows the skater to focus on being on the correct edges.
  • Accurate edges are required in 3 of the 4 rocker turns.

2nd End:

1 RFO Three Turn/Change of Edge (3 beats)
(Closed Choctaw)
1 LFI Edge (1 beat)
(Open Choctaw)
1 RBOIO Change of Edge (3 beats)
(Closed Choctaw)
2 LFI/RBO Choctaws (open) (2 beats each)
(Closed Choctaw)
1 XF-LBI Edge (1 beat)

  • Edge quality and ease of motion may be difficult for some skaters due to body build (hip turnout).
  • Agility, in the sense of pacing, (i.e. one beat per step), however, can be attained.

Concluding Steps:

1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LBI Lunge (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RBI Lunge/Side Stop (6 beats)

 

Original Diagram attached

 

SENIOR SILVER MULTI CIRCLE THREES AND BRACKETS - STANDARDS

Opening Steps: 4 (2 beats each)

1st Circle:

1 CR-RFOI Change of Edge/Mohawk (4 beats)
1 RBO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LFO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 RBO Edge (2 beats)
1 XF-LBI Three Turn (2 beats)
1 RFI Three Turn (2 beats)
1 XF-LBI Edge (2 beats)
1 RFI Rocker (4 beats)

  • Controlled execution of the turns with power and pacing is the requirement throughout the exercise.

2nd Circle:

1 LBO Edge (2 beats)
1 XF-RBI Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LFI Three Turn (2 beats)
1 XF-RBI Edge (2 beats)
1 LBO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats)
2 LBO/RBI Crosscuts (2 beats each)
1 LBO/RBI Crosscut (4 beats)
1 RBI Toe-Hop Counter (“and”)

Transition:

1 RFI Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LFO Three Turn (2 beats)
2 RBO/LBI Crosscuts (2 beats each)
1 RBO/LBIO Crosscut/Change of Edge (4 beats)

  • The skater must generate enough power to travel to the opposite end of the rink.

3rd Circle:

1 XF-RBI Edge (2 beats)
1 LBO Bracket (4 beats)
1 RFO Bracket (2 beats)
1 LBO Edge (2 beats)
1 XF-RBI Bracket (2 beats)
1 LFI Bracket (2 beats)
1 XF-RBI Edge (2 beats)
1 LFI Rocker (4 beats)

4th Circle:

1 RBO Edge (2 beats)
1 XF-LBI Bracket (2 beats)
1 RFI Bracket (2 beats)
1 XF-LBI Edge (2 beats)
1 RBO Bracket (2 beats)
1 LFO Bracket (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (4 beats)
1 LBI Toe-Hop Counter (“and”)
1 LFI Three Turn (2 beats)

Concluding Steps:

1 RFO Three Turn (2 beats)
1 LBI Lunge (push wide) (2 beats)
1 RBO/LBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 RBI Lunge (push wide) (2 beats)
1 LBO/RBI Crosscut (2 beats)
1 LBI Lunge Side Stop (6 beats)

Note:

  • Ice coverage must be attained from the turns as well as the crosscuts.
  • Power and balance are required.

 

Original Diagram attached

 

SENIOR SILVER EXPANDING EXERCISE - STANDARDS

Opening Steps: 2 [1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (4 beats)]

Opening Circle:

1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (4 beats)
1 RFOIO Change of Edge (6 beats)
1 XF-LFI Edge (2 beats)

  • Power from the blade is a requirement.
  • Circle should be approximately 30 feet (9 meters) in diameter.

Transition:

1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (4 beats)
1 RFO Rocker/Bracket/Three Turn (12 beats)

  • Control of the turns and flow using 4 measures of music are required.

2nd Circle:

1 RBO Pivot (8 beats)

  • Pivot should be held for approximately one revolution. Flow and balance are required.

Change of Edge Section:

1 RFIOI – Stop – RBIOI Counter (14 beats)
1 LFOIO – Stop – LBOIO Counter (14 beats)
1 XF-RFI Edge (4 beats)

  • The change of edge section must begin from a standstill. Lobes are small (approximately 1.5 feet in diameter).
  • Speed should be minimal. Balance and edges, creating ease of motion are the requirements.
  • Musicality in the sense of 2 measures of music for the pivot, 7 measures for the two change of edge sequences and 1 measure for the exit.

Steps for 3rd and 4th circles are the same as for the first two circles but are executed on the opposite foot.

Concluding Steps:

1 RFO/LFI Crosscut (4 beats)
1 RFO Edge (2 beats)
1 LFI Three Turn to a T-Stop (4 beats)

  • Each circle should use 1/3 of the ice surface.
  • Circles 2 and 3 use the same ice surface section (i.e. middle section).

 

Original Diagram attached

 

 

Original Diagram attached

 

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