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Friday, May 16, 2014

More or less

Last month, the ISU published communications 1860 and 1861 , detailing (as usual) off-season changes to the scale of values, level features and various other technical matters. More changes may be on the way following the upcoming ISU congress.

Or, in other words, the tinkering continues, but we will not see any real attempt to take a step back and examine the IJS on a broader level, what works and what doesn't - as one might have hoped after an Olympic season. Last year, we had some suggestions about how skating could be improved. While the Carmen moratorium is probably never going to happen, there are some things that skating can still use more or less of: