Monthly Archives: February 2012

Russian ice dancers lead at World Junior Championships

Victoria Sinitsina and Ruslan Zhiganshin

All three Russian ice dance teams lead after the short dance at the 2012 World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

“Axel” skating club is looking for support

Axel skating club

Press release by Sergei Shishkanu,
 Axel Skating Club PR Manager

Dear figure skating community and commercial organizations involved in our beautiful kind of sport,

Sports sponsorship can be regarded as a sort of a strategic investment in the brand. A subject of sport never ceases to be interesting everywhere and always and that, from our point of view, can be attributed to a variety of factors of its popularity. An important role plays the social significance of sports. Promotion of healthy lifestyle and a well-developed sports infrastructure are one of the most important characteristics of a civilized society.

Plushenko doesn’t need another surgery

Evgeni Plushenko

Turin Olympic champion and reigning European Champion Evgeni Plushenko, who recently underwent a surgery on his knee, does not need another surgery on the vertebral hernia.

The role of coach in a sports team | Skating Esquire

Skating Esquire

By Vladislav Luchianov

The success of figure skaters is largely depends on a style of leadership of the coach. Here is just a partial list of qualities that should have a coach, who also wants to be a real teacher for his skating students: mindedness, knowledge, authority, sincere love to his/her kind of sports, the ability to unite a team, the ability to understand the psychology of an athlete, resoluteness, exactingness, self-criticism and adherence.

Barbara Fusar Poli: “You have to do more than “enough” if you want to be at the top”

Barbara Fusar Poli and Maurizio Margaglio

By Barbara Castellaro,
special to World Figure Skating

2006 Olympic Games in Turin… Italian ice dance couple Barbara Fusar Poli and Maurizio Margaglio returned to compete, after a period of withdrawal from the competitions, with a goal to reach a historic result for their country, presenting as usual the intense and expressive programs.

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