The Adult Skating Committee (ASC) is dedicated to the growth and advancement of adult skating within U.S. Figure Skating. Committee representatives exist in most areas of the country, and are a valuable resource in assisting adult skaters with information regarding testing, clubs, rule interpretation and networking with other adult skaters. Tests. Figure skating in the U.S. can be either competitive or recreational, and those learning to skate can choose either route. While competitive skaters are required to participate in the U.S. testing structure to eventually compete in qualifying competitions, recreational skaters can also opt to take tests in order to continually challenge themselves and their abilities.
Adults may choose to take standard figure skating tests if they wish. For compulsory ice dance tests, there is an option to test as an Adult or as a Master. To qualify for an Adult test, the skater must be 21 years of age or older, and to qualify for Masters tests, the skater must be 50 years of age or older. U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating on ice in the United States.It is recognized as such by the United States Olympic Committee "USOC" under the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act and is the United States member of the International Skating Union ("ISU"). Although the name of the organization is “the United States Figure Skating Affiliation: International Skating Union.
The free dance tests consist of choreographed programs with required elements similar to the freestyle tests. Skaters may take any compulsory dance test without taking the same level moves test but for competition the associated moves test is required. Compulsory Dance Tests - Compulsory dance tests are marked for Technique, Timing and expression. Our club offers skaters the opportunity to work on skills in three areas for USFSA testing: Moves in the Field (MIF), Free Skate and Dance. Clubs throughout the state of Wisconsin offer test sessions throughout the year. Dances are performed with a partner through the Pre-Silver level; for Silver and above, dances are performed both with a.