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Straight Line Lift

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.


Strong Beat

The first beat of the measure or group of two measures supporting the skating count of the rhythm.


Styles

Characteristics of levels of step sequences in ice dance.


Sub-grouping

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.


Swing Choctaw

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).


Swing Mohawk

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).


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.



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