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Besides yourself, the basic need of beginning skaters is a good pair of skates. How should your skates (especially rentals) fit your foot?
Heel should slip
Large enough to grow into
At least one size smaller than shoe size, with toe to the end of skate
With room for two pairs of socks
How should your skates be laced?
Tight from bottom to top
Tighter at the toe, looser at ankles, snug at top
Don't pull too hard on the toe
Once you get on the ice, if you fall, what should you should try to fall on?
Before you go too fast, learn how to stop. The easiest stop is the snowplow, in which you push your heels _____?
To the left
Out to the sides and away from each other
To the right
Under and use your toes to stop
Stroking: when you push off on an inside edge (the inside of your blade), remember to bend your what?
How should your head be held when you skate forwards?
looking down at your feet
looking behind you
looking up at the roof/sky
level and looking ahead
How many edges does a skater need to learn?
As a beginner, should you skate in the middle of the rink?
What is the best way to improve your skating?
buy expensive skates
teach yourself from a book
watch skaters on television
How many calories an hour does the average person burn while ice skating?
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