December 25, 2010

And #1 - Lessons On Becoming An Expert

Merry Christmas from Ice Charades

And the fans' #1 post for 2010?

Lessons On Becoming An Expert
This is why I shouldn't teach skating ...

If I did teach skating, I would say something like ... "Okay, for an axel, get lots of speed, lift your free leg at this extension and this angle and pull in tight. Now go practice it for two years and get back to me."

The picture is by Alexia Tsotsis, and the explanation on why it is so hard to become an expert comes from Ben Casnocha's blog, and I discovered the whole thing via the Daily Dish.

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