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The 12 days of skating

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On the first day of skating, my coaches gave to me
Alignment and edge quality!

On the second day of skating my coaches gave to me
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the third day of skating my coaches gave to me
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the fourth day of skating my coaches gave to me
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the fifth day of skating my coaches gave to me
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the sixth day of skating my coaches gave to me
Six perfect swing rolls
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the seventh day of skating my coaches gave to me
Seven stunning spirals
Six perfect swing rolls
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the eighth day of skating my coaches gave to me
Eight magic mohawks
Seven stunning spirals
Six perfect swing rolls
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the ninth day of skating my coaches gave to me
Nine clean counters
Eight magic mohawks
Seven stunning spirals
Six perfect swing rolls
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the tenth day of skating my coaches gave to me
Ten chillin’ choctaws
Nine clean counters
Eight magic mohawks
Seven stunning spirals
Six perfect swing rolls
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the eleventh day of skating my coaches gave to me
Eleven rocking rockers
Ten chillin’ choctaws
Nine clean counters
Eight magic mohawks
Seven stunning spirals
Six perfect swing rolls
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

On the twelfth day of skating my coaches gave to me
Twelve twirling twizzles
Eleven rocking rockers
Ten chillin’ choctaws
Nine clean counters
Eight magic mohawks
Seven stunning spirals
Six perfect swing rolls
Hips under me!
Four Ina Bauers
Three three turns
Two bending knees
And alignment and edge quality!

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Author: Joskates

Don't see me on the ice? I may be in the classroom or at the theater, or hanging out with my family and friends.

2 thoughts on “The 12 days of skating

  1. Oh, how I wish I could have all of these things as part of my skating!

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  2. Me too! Maybe if I sing loud enough…

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