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MySk8Coach.com Videos
« on: December 30, 2013, 12:15:49 PM »
Anyone here ever download these videos?  I have a few of them and they aren't bad.  There's a few more I was thinking of buying (especially since the cost went down and they're having a 15% off sale), but there was a move on one that had me scratching my head:

What is a Cross Roll Mohawk??

I've watched the sample clip from the video and while it sort of makes sense, when I try it, I'm going around in circles.  Of course, that also happens when I do rolling threes, so it might be more my problem than not understanding what to do.

Have you tried the videos?  Have you tried a cross roll mohawk?



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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 12:51:14 PM »
I've downloaded a few - they're good, albeit extremely short and focused on the one topic.  Of course, the demonstrator "gets it" immediately so there's very little in the way of remedial drills.  (That's the thing I love about Audrey Weisiger's vids on icoachskating.com - she is very thorough and adds side notes and alternate drills if the core exercise is too difficult.)

To me, a "Cross Roll Mohawk" is a cross roll followed by a Mohawk - isn't it in one of the dance patterns?

Found this sample on YouTube:



Wow - they have a lot of videos on their sample channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/Sk8erZoneSamples/videos
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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 03:20:24 PM »
BTW, they're having a "Boxing Week" sale - take 15% off all of the products available at MySk8Coach by using the coupon code:  BOXINGWEEK
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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2013, 11:17:55 PM »
Yes, I saw the Boxing Day discount.  Excellent.

Haven't signed up for icoachskating.com.  Is it worth it?

As for the cross roll mohawk - if it's in a dance, I don't know it.  Learned my preliminary dances; promptly forgot them.   :-[  Like same day forgot them.  Every so often, I take out my rule book and try to follow it.  I still don't have them.  I don't know, sometimes footwork and I are NOT friends.

Regarding My Sk8 Coach, I wish they had lefty skaters from time to time.  Reversing things gets old really fast.

PS - Sorry I posted my original post in the wrong area.  Please forgive me.
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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2015, 05:37:38 PM »
myskatecoach is offering two free videos - great way to check out their offerings and see if you like the service.

• Salchow Exercise and Demonstration
http://myskatecoach.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=971f4e7c8891ed52df26dfa47&id=908ab09df7&e=8a10aeef67
• Flying Camel Lesson to Get Started
http://myskatecoach.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=971f4e7c8891ed52df26dfa47&id=20ef3ba3c9&e=8a10aeef67

Coupon Code is "SEPTEMBER2015"  The message didn't say when the offer ends, but I assume it's 9/30/2015

If you sign up as a member, the free membership discounts any other purchased videos (up to 10/month) to $1.99 each.
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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2016, 02:46:57 PM »
Three new freebies from MySk8Coach.com - Enter code "january2016" to redeem the following rewards:

Double Flip Exercise
http://myskatecoach.com/product/double-flip-exercise/

Front Pike Sit Position
http://myskatecoach.com/product/front-pike-sit-position/

Forward Inside Bracket Lesson
http://myskatecoach.com/product/forward-inside-brackets-lesson/

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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2016, 07:32:02 AM »
I've been looking at these videos and and wondering if these freebies are indicative of how the mysk8coach vids are.  THB, I find them rather lacking- more of a demo (the bracket one, for examble could have had more information on common mistakes, and tips on how to avoid a last minute COE and keep it a bracket as opposed to a 3 turn).

Anyone have any comments?  How do these compare to the videos available on iCoachskating?  I've been thinking of signing on to one of these.  IcoachSkating is more expensive, but are the instructions better?  I'm interested primarily in field moves/figures and just the basics of how to do each move....I know nothing will replace an actual live coach!

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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2016, 09:24:51 AM »
I prefer icoachskating's videos to mysk8coach's for those reasons.  I like the longer, more instructional, style of ICS, but not their monthly subscription fee.  Their two-month subscription is a great idea.  On mysk8coach, you could buy 10 videos a month for the ICS rate, but ICS gives you access to their whole library.  It's a toss up.

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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2016, 09:57:22 AM »
I prefer icoachskating's videos to mysk8coach's for those reasons.  I like the longer, more instructional, style of ICS, but not their monthly subscription fee.  Their two-month subscription is a great idea.  On mysk8coach, you could buy 10 videos a month for the ICS rate, but ICS gives you access to their whole library.  It's a toss up.

http://skatingforums.com/index.php?topic=948.0

So the freebies on both sites are truely indicative of the non-freebies?  If so, ICS is far, far and away the better resource.  Seriously toying with the 2 month membership.  Can you download the vids like with MySk8?

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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2016, 04:51:26 PM »
I believe ICS only offers DVDs, not downloads.
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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2016, 06:00:21 PM »
I've been looking at these videos and and wondering if these freebies are indicative of how the mysk8coach vids are.  THB, I find them rather lacking- more of a demo (the bracket one, for examble could have had more information on common mistakes, and tips on how to avoid a last minute COE and keep it a bracket as opposed to a 3 turn).

Anyone have any comments?  How do these compare to the videos available on iCoachskating?  I've been thinking of signing on to one of these.  IcoachSkating is more expensive, but are the instructions better?  I'm interested primarily in field moves/figures and just the basics of how to do each move....I know nothing will replace an actual live coach!

If you sign on to icoachskating.com can you use my link? http://icoachskating.com/dap/a/?a=2861  If I get enough credits I get a free month.

I have to say that since I've joined, my skating is really exploding.
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Re: MySk8Coach.com Videos
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2016, 01:20:22 AM »
If you sign on to icoachskating.com can you use my link? http://icoachskating.com/dap/a/?a=2861  If I get enough credits I get a free month.

I have to say that since I've joined, my skating is really exploding.

Of course I will!!