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How to Do a Scratch Spin in Figure Skating

How To Do A Forward Scratch Spin – with Coach Julia

Preparation for the Scratch Spin

Choose the Right Foot and Edge

Lean into the Spin

Entry into the Scratch Spin

Stop the Backward Motion

Extend Your Free Leg and Arms

Execution of the Scratch Spin

Hold Your Core and Spin Fast

Exit from the Scratch Spin

Slow Down Your Spin

Finish in the Landing Position


Some tips for improving your scratch spin are:

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