The prime components of ice dancing, such as basic edges and turns, come together for the ice dance badge program. Skating alone or with a partner to different music genres, skaters learn the first six dance patterns in the U.S. Figure Skating test structure while embracing the beautiful stories that unfold on the ice.
Here's where you'll start!
Ice dance features rhythmic performances to pieces of music. The Dance 1-6 curriculum introduces skaters to the figure skating discipline with an emphasis on rhythm, interpretation of the music and precise steps. The prime components of ice dance, such as basic edges and turns, come together for the ice dance badge program. Skaters learn the first six dance patterns in the U.S. Figure Skating test structure while performing and interpreting to different musical genres.
When skaters are ready, they can test the first six ice dance patterns either solo or with a partner. Skaters learning the Dance 1-6 curriculum should have completed the Basic Skills or Adult track and have a basic understanding of the Free Skate elements.