Figure Skating Tests
While we do our best to provide accurate information, everything here is for informational
purposes only. Our intent is to give you an understanding of what is expacted at each level.
Skaters should ckeck with the official USFS rulebook and with their coach when developing
test programs.
Figure Skating Moves Tests
Pre Preliminary Moves Test
Preliminary Moves Test
Pre Juvenile Moves Test
Juvenile Moves Test
Intermediate Moves Test
Novice Moves Test
Junior Moves Test
Senior Moves Test
Pre-Preliminary Moves Test

Since this is most likely the first test a skater will take judging is supposed to be very lenient.

From USFS TR 25.01 - The purpose of this test is to encourage beginning skaters to learn the fundamentals of ice skating. No great deal of technical ability, carriage of flow is expected. The candidate must show knowledge of the steps, fairly good edges, and some evidence of good form.

The average duration of this test is about 10 min. Passing average is 2.5 or total of 12.5.

  Name Diagram Primary Secondary
1 Forward Perimeter Stroking Diagram Power Extension
2 Basic Consecutive Edges (FO, FI, BO, BI) Diagram Edge Quality  
3 Forward Right and Left Foot Spirals Diagram Extension  
4 Waltz Eight Diagram Edge Quality  

There are no changes to the current test.

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