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How To Take Care of Your Ice Skates

As previously reported, SM Skating acquired new rental skates. Others, though, have started to buy their own skates for recreational purposes, and to altogether do away with having to queue for skates. To get the most out of your skates, here are a few tips to make them last longer! Pick the right size for… Continue reading How To Take Care of Your Ice Skates

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The Blades That Set Our Hearts On Fire: The Different Figure Skating Blade Models in Yuri!!! on ICE

It's a well-known fact that the creators and MAPPA didn't half-ass their research when it came to the figure skating aspect of the show. Accurate figure skating season timeline? Check. Varied figure skating programs with correct elements? Check. Showcase different figure skating blade models? Check. Wait, what? Figure skating blades, the little killing machines that… Continue reading The Blades That Set Our Hearts On Fire: The Different Figure Skating Blade Models in Yuri!!! on ICE

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Understanding Figure Skating Jumps As Demonstrated by Yuri!!! on ICE Skaters

Triple and quadruple jumps are arguably the most exciting part of figure skating, more so for the Men’s events where quads are slowly but surely becoming as common as breathing. Everyone gets giddy over them: casual and long-time viewers, commentators, coaches, and even skaters themselves sometimes do fist pumps in the middle of their program… Continue reading Understanding Figure Skating Jumps As Demonstrated by Yuri!!! on ICE Skaters