Many of today's figure skaters may have multiple coaches. A skater may have a jump coach, a spin coach, a dance coach, a stroking coach, and other skating coaches, but it is very important that one coach be designated as a figure skater's primary or main coach. It is also very important that a skater's parents trust the primary coach they have chosen. If a primary coach is allowed to control a child's skating without interference, it is possible a skater can go far. ...read more
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