Figure Skating: Jumps Techniques
The guide to understanding the mechanics of the figure skating jumps
Without data, you’re just another person with an opinion
This quote is the keystone of the work and technical approach done by Arnaud Muccini.
Writing his first book book, Arnaud attempts to bring all together with the knowledge, observations and notes collected for many years. Arnaud gives some essential key points to understand the mechanics of the jumps. This book was designed to be an biomechanical handbook, with a practical purpose.
There is one jump mechanic and different jump techniques with many possible variations.
The best technique is the most effective one with the highest success rate possible adapted to the athlete’s unique and specific body qualities.
Working with data averages and percentages helps to get a clear view of what is feasible or not according to the athlete’s profile.
The target audience is the coach, but this book could also be handy for any athlete who wishes to explore an in-depth analysis of their sport.
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- Table of contents ( 127pages)
- Chapter 1 Components of a jump
- Chapter 2 Similarities of figure skating jumps
- Chapter 3 Jump Techniques
- Double Axel 2A / Triple Axel 3A
- Triple Salchow 3S / Quad Salchow 4S
- Triple Toe Loop 3T / Quad Toe Loop 4T
- Triple Loop 3Lo
- Triple Flip 3F
- Triple Lutz 3Lz
- Chapter 4 Common air positions
- Chapter 5 Reflections & Questions
- Chapter 6 What data is necessary to analyze a jump?
- Appendix 1: Basic physics principles to know
- Appendix 2: What are the four basic skills in Figure Skating?
Loving using your book. It’s a fantastic resource; it helped me explain things more succinctly and use diagrams and visual aids!
Kara Burrows, Australian coach (NCAS Level 1)