Following the announcement of the new "Elite 12" category, Jura Synchro received many questions. Philippe Maitrot, Chair of the ISU Synchronized Skating Technical Committee, gives us more details.
After the first session held in November and December, teams from all over the world will have the opportunity to have synchronized skating elements evaluated a second time.
The International Skating Union (ISU) has published the list of international Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating competitions for the season 2020/21. Due to the current pandemic, new events, cancellations, postponements or changes might happen any time, explain the ISU.
After the recent publication of the new Synchronized Skating Referees Handbook, we continue the review of this important guide published by the International Skating Union (ISU). Today, you will learn all about the problems related to music, athletes' injuries or official practices.
The International Skating Union (ISU) has released its new Synchronized Skating Referees Handbook. This guide for all referees of our sport under the ISU Judging System gives us a lot of precious information.
Frankfurt Global Seminar took place a few days ago in Germany. Judges, technical controllers, technical specialists, data and replay operators took part in this seminar that aims at providing all the people involved in one discipline all the new stuff they need to know to prepare for the new season.
All the Finnish and Russian senior teams will perform their new short programs for the first time in front of the judges and the audience on Saturday evening. This competition starts the International Synchronized Skating season 2018-19.
In order to have more evaluation possibilities, the range of the Grades of Execution (GOE) has been expanded from -3 to +3 to now -5 to +5 in all figure skating disciplines. There are now a total of 10 Grades of Execution.
Two years after initially being announced at the 2016 ISU Congress in Croatia, the proposed changes to the Grades of Execution (GoEs) across all Figure Skating disciplines have finally come into effect. The changes expand the GoE scale from -3 to +3 to a larger -5 to +5.