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A general term to refer to jumps that take off from an edge (i.e. waltz jump, salchow, loop, axel).
Any of Director (West), Director (Ontario), Director (Quebec), Director (Atlantic), Director (Coach), or any Director at Large duly elected pursuant to Article 5 hereof [of the bylaws].
An individual sixteen years of age or older who is responsible for assessing tests in the STARSkate program. Evaluators are qualified to assess tests at or below a specified level in one or more of the STARSkate program disciplines.
The name given to a group of skaters entered in a category. There may be one event per category or several events per category depending on the number of total entries. Each event is independent of the other events within the category.
Defined as a loss of control by a skater with the result that the majority of his/her own body weight is on the ice being supported by any other part of the body other than the blades. e.g. hand(s), knee(s), back, buttock(s) or any part of the arm.
Technical content that increases the difficulty of an element which may become part of the difficulty group of an element. Features such as pivoting, traveling, body movements, etc. are determined annually and published in a Skate Canada and ISU Communication.
A decision that is taken by an official (referee, judge, technical controller, technical specialist) in the live setting of the competition, and that the official considers to be a fair and correct interpretation of the rules given the particular circumstances at the time.
The skater's refined, artful manipulation of music details and nuances through movement. It is unique to the skater/skaters and demonstrates an inner feeling for the music and the composition. Nuances are the personal ways of bringing subtle variations to the intensity, tempo, and dynamics of the music made by the composer and/or musicians.
The visible double tracing of a skate that is straight (imprinted by the skater skating on one foot on both edges of the blade).
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