Comparison of Adult and Standard Figure Skating Test Levels

 

 

Adult Moves in the Field Tests:

Test

Pattern

Standard Level

Pre-Bronze

Forward Perimeter Stroking

Pre-Preliminary

Basic Consecutive Edges

Pre-Preliminary

Forward and Backward Crossovers

Preliminary

Alternating Forward 3-Turns

Preliminary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bronze

Forward Perimeter Crossover Stroking (Counter Clockwise only)

Pre-Juvenile

Backward Perimeter Crossover Stroking (Counter Clockwise only)

Pre-Juvenile

Forward Power 3-Turns

Preliminary

Alternating Backward Crossovers to Backward Outside Edges

Preliminary

Five Step Mohawk Sequence

Pre-Juvenile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver

Eight Step Mohawk Sequence

Juvenile

Forward & Backward Free Skating Cross Strokes

Juvenile

Forward Outside/Back Inside 3-Turns in the Field

Pre-Juvenile

Forward Inside/Back Outside 3-Turns in the Field

Pre-Juvenile

Forward Right & Left Foot Spirals

Pre-Preliminary

Inside Slide Chassť Pattern

Intermediate

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold

Stoking: Forward Power Circle

Intermediate

Stroking: Backward Power Circle

Intermediate

Forward Double 3-Turns

Juvenile

Backward Double 3-Turns

Intermediate

Backward Perimeter Power Stroking with Back Inside 3-Turns and Forward Inside 3-Turns

Novice

Brackets in the Field Sequence

Intermediate

 

 

 

From: http://www.gerfsc.com/rules.htm#MoveTest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Adult vs Standard Free Skating Test Comparison:

Adult Test

Elements

 

Standard Test

Elements

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-Bronze

Jumps

2 different jumps, either half or one revolution

Pre-Preliminary

Waltz jump
Salchow
Toe loop
Half flip - landed on either foot
Half Lutz - landed on either foot

Spins

One- foot upright spin (3 revs)
Two-foot upright spin (3 revs)

One foot upright spin, optional free leg position toward knee level  (3 revs)

Steps:

Crossovers - forward and backward (either direction)
Lunge or spiral

 

Bronze

Jumps

At least 3 different single jumps; one must be Salchow, one must be toe loop

Preliminary

Waltz jump
Salchow
Loop
Flip

Combos

1 jump combination: waltz-toe loop

1 jump combination: waltz-toe loop

Spins

One foot upright spin (4 revs)
One foot back spin, entry optional (3 revs)
Sit spin (3 revs)

One foot upright spin (3 revs)
One foot back spin, entry optional (3 revs)
Sit spin, in recognizable sit position (3 revs)

Moves

connecting moves and steps

connecting moves and steps

Silver

Jumps

At least 3 different single jumps; one must be loop, one must be flip

Pre-Juvenile

Loop
Flip
Lutz

Combos

1 jump combination with single jumps
1 jump sequence with half or single revolution jumps

1 jump combination: choice of above with loop; the loop must be the second jump.

Spins

Camel spin (3 revs)
One spin from layback, attitude, or sit (4 revs)
Combination spin with (only 1 change of position); change of foot is optional (3 revs per position)

Camel spin (3 rev)
Combination spin: camel to sit (no change of foot) (6 total revs)
Combination spin: front scratch / back scratch (exit on spinning foot) (4 revs / foot)

Moves

connecting moves consisting of spirals, edges, etc

connecting moves and steps

Gold

Jumps

Axel
Lutz
Two additional single jumps
One jump from: split, stag, falling leaf, half loop

Juvenile

At least 3 different single jumps, one of which must be an Axel
One jump from: split, stag, falling leaf, half loop

Combos

1 jump combination with two different single jumps

1 jump combination with two single jumps

Spins

Two different solo spins (4 revs)
Combination spin with (only 1 change of foot) and (at least 1 change of position) (4 revs/foot)

Sit spin (4 revs)
(Ladies) Layback or attitude spin  (4 revs)
(Men) Camel spin (4 revs)

Combo with 1 change of foot;  must include camel, sit, or attitude  (change of position is optional)  (4 revs per foot)

Moves

One step sequence - either straight line or circular
connecting moves consisting of spirals, edges, etc

connecting moves consisting of spirals, edges, etc

 

From: http://www.gerfsc.com/rules.htm#FreeTest

and:††† http://www.sk8stuff.com/f_rules/singles_fs_test_elements_low.htm