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A curving, two-footed movement in which the skater skates with one foot on a forward edge and the other on a matching backward edge on the same curve (eg. outside and outside).
The first step after the introductory steps.
In ice dance, a Short Lift that is executed on the spot (stationary location) by the lifting partner who may or may not be rotating.
The visible tracing on the ice that is executed on one foot. A step is counted each time there is a change of foot.
In ice dance, a Short Lift in which the lifting partner travels in a straight line in any position on one foot or two feet.
The first beat of the measure or group of two measures supporting the skating count of the rhythm.
Characteristics of levels of step sequences in ice dance.
In synchronized skating, Sub-grouping refers to a subordinate or smaller group(s) without a close relationship to the rest of the team; a division of the team into several smaller groups.
An open or closed choctaw in which the free leg swings forward closely past the skating leg and then back to the skating foot to execute the turn (e.g. steps 5 and 6 [first part] of the Quickstep).
Closed Choctaw, Open Choctaw
An open or closed mohawk in which the free leg swings forward closely past the skating leg, and then back to the skating foot to execute the turn (e.g. steps 20 and 21 of the Harris Tango).
Closed Mohawk, Open Mohawk
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