Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.
-- the history of the sport
-- basic rules of play
-- equipment and safety precautions
-- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills
-- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves
-- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork
-- how the professional leagues work
Figure skating has fast become one of the world's most-watched sports. Color photos of budding amateur skaters and international competitors show everything from the basics to combination jumps and pair-skating lifts.
Also included is information on:
-- forward and backward skating
-- turning and stopping
-- ice-dancing and synchronized skating