Intermediate and Open Well Balanced Technical Requirements Clarification

September 18 2018 version of the 2018-2019 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements document has been clarified on pages 6 and 7. Additional Information The Intermediate well-balanced program will follow the guidelines of the ISU Junior Free Program Illegal Elements, Features, Additional Features and Movements and Non-Permitted Elements, Features, Additional Features and Movements with the exception that […]

ISU Synchronized Skating Technical Communications

The following ISU Communications contain important technical information related to Synchronized Skating competitions. ISU Communication 2152: ISU Well Balanced Program content for 2018-2019 season ISU Communication 2159 Appendix A: Difficulty groups of Elements Appendix B: Difficulty groups of additional features ISU Communication 2170 Appendix A: Abbreviation of Elements and Additional Features Appendix B: Scale of Values […]

Juvenile Pair Non-Overhead Lift

Following input from Skate Canada Pair coaches, a lift has been re-introduced to the Juvenile Pair Free Program. With consideration given to safety and developmental progressions, this lift may be any of the following Groups: Group 1: Armpit Hold position (base value: 1.0) Group 2: Waist Hold position (base value 1.1) New option: Group Juvenile: […]