Correct Your Back Spin Mistakes

Jun 04, 2023

Back spins are one of the most important elements in skating and for good reason! It is a core position on our back spinning leg and is a great way to check air position for our jumps. It is a fundamental element for beginner skaters as well as high level competitive skaters. So no matter how hard you try to ignore it, there really is no escaping the back spin!


With back spins being so important, we wanted to go over some of the most common mistakes that beginners will encounter when working on their back spin. While these mistakes can be extremely frustrating, just know that these mistakes are easily fixed with some some simple corrections and a whole lot of practice. By the end of this lesson you’ll have the know how to turn your wobbly, traveling back spin into a centred, powerful backspin!


In this lesson you'll learn:


- 3 common mistakes that beginners encounter on back spins

- How to fix these mistakes with simple corrections

- A bonus correction that will make your back spin look more professional


Happy Skating! 


- Mitch & Stacey

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