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Swing Rocker

A type of rocker or counter in which the free foot swings smoothly past close to the skating foot before the turn and after the turn is either moved past the skating foot and held behind over the tracing or allowed to swing forward.


Swing Roll

A roll held for several beats of music during which, when skating backward, the free leg lifts and then first swings forward, then backward past the skating foot, then back beside to skate the next step. When skating forward, the free leg first swings backward, then forward and then back beside to skate the next step. The swing of the leg gives the sense of a rolling movement.


Synchronized Regional Championships

A championship that qualifies athletes toward and including, but not limited to, the Canadian Synchronized Skating Championships.


Synchronized Skating Pair Spin

A spin skated by two skaters performed on the spot around a common axis simultaneously for three revolutions without interruption.  This spin is started and completed on one foot. One or both of the partners may be in different spinning positions and in any hold.  The same spinning position(s) occur(s) at the same time if more than one pair is executing the spin.


Syncopated Choreography

In synchronized skating, choreography or elements that have a rhythmic time delay in movement.


Tango Hold

The partners face in opposite directions with one partner skating forward and the other partner skating backward. The partners are offset with the man to the right or left of the lady so that the front of his hip is in line with the front of her corresponding hip.


Technical Controller (TC)

An individual sixteen years of age or older who is responsible for accurate technical panel process and authorizes, corrects, deletes and adds elements to the list of elements performed during an event. Technical controllers are qualified to act on panels at or below a specified level of competition in one or more of singles, pairs, ice dance or synchronized skating.


Technical Specialist (TS)

An individual sixteen years of age or older who identifies elements and levels of difficulty of elements in competition. The technical specialist also identifies falls and illegal elements. Technical specialists are qualified to act on panels at or below a specified level of competition in one or more of singles, pairs, ice dance or synchronized skating.


Tempo

The speed of the music in beats or measures per minute.


Three-turn

A turn executed on one foot from an outside edge to an inside edge or an inside edge to an outside edge, with the exit curve continuing on the same lobe as the entry curve. The skater turns in the direction of the curve.



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