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Jump Harnesses Help Figure Skaters Master Jumps

By November 19, 2012

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Figure Skating Coach Nick Perna Is a Pole Harness Expert

Some figure skating coaches say that jump harnesses are a bit like training wheels and that skaters don't need any kind of device to help them learn jumps, but I disagree.  Today, I watched a young skater land several double Lutz jumps on a pole harness.  She now believes she can easily do the jump on her own tomorrow "off the pole." ...read more

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November 19, 2012 at 8:58 pm
(1) Tracy Marie says:

The jump harness, in conjunction with a good jump coach operating it, made a fantastic contribution to the training regime at our club over the last 12months. The kids could feel what the jump should be, and then attempt it on their own.

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