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How to prevent injuries in figure skating

To prevent injuries in figure skating, it is important to perform movements with good technique; that way, it is easier to stay in control during gymnastic elements and landings. The exercises in this programme target the back, groin, thighs and ankles, and aim to strengthen the muscles and improve control during jumps and landings. You will find the programme by clicking the orange button below

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Figure skating is a sport with quick and explosive movements, but also movements that demand muscular stamina. Both acute and overuse injuries occur, such as blows, cuts, concussions and fractures. Here, you can read about the most common injuries.