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Old July 1st, 2014, 10:44 PM   #30
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A waltz jump off of skates is not difficult and very do-able. The advice given is good. easy on the edge and leg straight through.

Did you know that the waltz jump is one of the most common setups for a Loop jump? (the loop is like a mapes but without the toe off and the free leg stays in front from takeoff to landing. The waltz then becomes the setup to get into position for the loop.

Originally Posted by Derrick View Post
You say to jump out. Should I take a step or two on floor practice to get the feel of jumping out. I sure get a lot more height that way.
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