Figure skating is a difficult skill to learn. If it was easy, everyone would do it. That means that if you want to be good, or even okay, you have to skate a lot. It will take some time to get to where you want it and there are no tricks around it.
How can I practice figure skating at home?
Can I teach myself about figure skating? How to teach yourself to skate? Answer: You don’t. It is impossible to teach oneself properly. Your path now is a direct path to poor technique and injury.
Is it hard to balance on ice skates?
It’s almost impossible to balance one ice skate if you’re standing still. But give yourself a little forward—it doesn’t take much—and it suddenly becomes easy. On the same subject : Is figure skating a difficult sport?. You can stand there on one leg and glide effortlessly halfway across the arena.
How long does it take to reach balance on the ice skate? You’ll still need about 7 to 10 hours on the ice to feel basic balance, be able to stand up and start moving forward. The problem is, without a trainer, you probably won’t be shown how to get off the ice if you fall and you won’t be shown a safe base skating arm and body position.