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One Foot Upright Spin


Basic Upright One Foot Spin

Basic Upright One Foot Spin

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Definition: The basic forward upright one-foot spin is the first one foot spin new figure skaters learn.
Also Known As: Sometimes the basic one foot upright spin is referred to as the “stork spin” because the spin's position looks like a stork standing on one leg.
In the basic forward one foot upright spin, the free foot is placed next to the skating leg at about knee level.

That upright position is sometimes used in spin combinations just as a skater exits a spin.

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