Tutorials


Tricks



Tutorial: Stops

Description: This video shows how to stop on the inside edge, on the outside edge and the same with ground touching.
Difficulty: Beginner, essential to learn
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yafy9sHgqu4

Tutorial: Grapevine

Description: Grapevine, an oldschool edge trick.
Difficulty: Beginner, one of the basic freestyle footwork tricks
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3D visualization: https://wearnotch.com/visualizations/grapevine
Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwtzestNMwQ

Tutorial: Eagle and Gibbon

Description: Explaining the Eagle and Gibbon. Perfect choice for beginners.
Difficulty: Beginner, most people start with this
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5GStuTQwdQ

Tutorial: Spiderman (Scorpion)

Description: Cool looking hydroblade trick being explained.
Difficulty: Can be challenging at first, but once you learn it, it is super easy
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5tVRffTzkY

Tutorial: Compass, Leg Breaker, Insanity

Description: Simpler Freestyle Tricks bundle 1. In this video: Compass, Leg Breaker, Insanity.
Difficulty: These are quick and easy moves, but some edge control is advised before learning these
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5q2P-syZIc

Tutorial: Freestyle Stops

Description: Covering: the Eagle stop, Hawk stop, X feet stop, V stop, backwards stop, jumping into a stop, 180, 270, 360, 450 and some easier funny stops.
Difficulty: Intermediate. Good edge control is advised
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiYFT3mpz04

Tutorial: Triangle / Barrel Roll

Description: The Triangle (also known as Barrel Roll) is a basic freestyle footwork trick and one of the oldests.
Difficulty: Beginner, one of the basic freestyle footwork tricks
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdTV3Vp451Q

Tutorial: B-twist

Description: B-twist (butterfly-twist) is a complicated parkour jump, but with drills and practice it's reachable.
Sample downloadable clip: http://www.nagyerdeikorisok.com/Samples/Btwist_sample.mp4
Difficulty: Hard. Need years of practice, off ice training
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tt8w1esudNk

Tutorial: Pendulum

Description: Explaining the pendulum footwork trick with the help of other freestylers from BxFist, IceShow and Blackbirds teams.
Difficulty: Intermediate. Need time, balance and edge control
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9FYh_wcHBY

Tutorial: Slalom Grapevines (2 variations)

Description: An ice slalom tutorial, using the good old grapevine in 2 different variations.
Difficulty: Beginner, good old grapevine spiced up with cones
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqI1PltLCxM

Tutorial: Wallish

Description: Super cool freestyle trick. Suitable for battles too.
Difficulty: Intermediate. Need time to clean up the technique and approproiate acrobatic orientation
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVASHw32rZg

Tutorial: Butterfly on Ice

Description: How to do the classic martial arts Butterfly jump on ice and what to change in the build up.
Difficulty: Intermediate. It's safe to learn, but need time again
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDPCN0nnqp0

Tutorial: Ground Touch

Description: Easy and safe trick for beginners.
Difficulty: Beginner. Essential edge control skill
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYZOwjpN3g0

Tutorial: Head Down

Description: One of the best looking beginner trick.
Difficulty: Beginner
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czKbXDxQgX8

Tutorial: Donut

Description: One of the first freestyle tricks. Beginner level.
Difficulty: Beginner
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD4Zzz3Fn_Y

Tutorial: Circle Handflip

Description: An extension flip to the Donut.
Difficulty: Intermediate
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfLMNnHLqyI

Tutorial: 180, 360, 540

Description: Explaining the a basic freestyle rotation technique on ice which can help doing 180s, 360s, even 540s with a little tweak.
Difficulty: 180 and 360 is easy, 540 is intermediate
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRgD9-KI87Q

Tutorial: Jumping Basics for Beginners

Description: An introductory tutorial for jumps. This is the building block for most of the jumps. Also mentioning long jumping.
Difficulty: Beginner, essential
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A2q2jISg70

7 Tips That Will Make You a Better Freestyle Ice Skaters

Description: A serious video for real fanatics.
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OayS-S1wZ90

How to Learn ANY EXTREME Sport

Description: MOTIVATION, 12 minutes of killer tips for you!
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ixk-960uXh4

Equipment



How to buy ice skates?

Description: The most frequently asked question.. Which skates are good?
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLulTW6NaAo

Are you lacing this way for freestyle?

Description: Lacing tutorial for freestylers
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpMwF1RMZaw

Custom Blades: How to Turn Faster?

In this video you'll find out what are the advantages and disadvantages of different blades. Comparing 9 mm to 20 mm. Also mentioning different profiles.
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHhFr8QnHb8

Games



Game tutorial: Bulldog (UK) / Fishy Fishy (US) / Schwarzer Mann (DE) / Épervier (FR) / Halazás (HU)

Description: Our team's favourite ice skating game. It has many name variations in different coutries. A great way to advance in ice skating for every skater. Advised players: 8-16
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jc8KWceKAoI

Game tutorial: America

Description: An intense, fun game for 12-20 players
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR6xs_WN5Kw