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.
Intermediate Pairs Figure Skating Test
The preliminary pairs test shall consist of a program skated rhythmically and in harmony with the music. The pair must show a moderate degree of pair unison, with good form and flow, while fully utilizing the ice surface.
Duration : 3 minutes to music of the skaters choice.
Jumps One single or double jump, synchronized.
One jump combination or sequence of jumps.
Spins One pair sit spin (minimum 4 revolutions in position)
One solo spin with change of foot and change of position (minimum 5 revolutions in total)
Lifts Three different lifts. All lifts may be selected from group 1 however one lift can be selected from groups 2-4, and one may be a single twist lift.
Death spiral, or pivot spiral. One death type spiral (hand hold and pivot are optional), or pivot spiral in which the main attains a pivot position while the lady circles around him in a spiral position.
Steps Stroking in unison
Connecting moves and turns in the field such as spirals together, spread eagles and pivots, as well as simple dance steps and stroking illustrating both mirror and shadow skating
One circular, serpentine, os straight-line step sequence. Extra elements may be added without penalty.
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