If you wanted a Skating Partner,what type of arranged Partnership would you want?

Discussion in 'Moves In The Field' started by FSWer, Sep 22, 2011.

What type of Partnership would you want?

  1. A plain match-up just from my coach.

    50.0%
  2. A Brother/Sister Partnership with my Sibling.

    7.1%
  3. A Partnership with a Friend

    42.9%
  4. A partnership with a Family Friend.

    7.1%
  5. A partnership with a Schoolmate.

    7.1%
  6. A Partnership with a Workmate

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Other.

    35.7%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    Ok.....I don't think we've ever talked about this. But what I want to ask you all today is...if you wanted a Skating Partner....what type of Partnership would you want? Please mark all that apply. Please include if you would do Dance or Pairs. I myself would do Both Pairs and Dance. If I had to choose though. I'd say Dance.
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2011
  2. overedge

    overedge Well-Known Member

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    I think the most important thing would be someone I could skate with and who I got along with. It wouldn't really matter who introduced me to them or how I met them.
     
  3. Synchkat

    Synchkat New Member

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    I put partnership with a friend and it would be for dance.
    I already skated with my brother and that ain't happening again (he hasn't skated since we quit competing and is now a cop). It's certainly easy when you skate with a sibling because there's always mom and dad to referee but now I'd want to skate with a friend because since I'm an adult skating is purely for fun.
     
  4. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    I voted "other" because I want my rich daddy to find me a Russian Hunk pair partner, and pay my expenses while I live and train in St. Petersburg. (wink)
     
  5. julieann

    julieann Well-Known Member

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    :rofl: Ditto!
     
  6. julianaqtpi

    julianaqtpi New Member

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    I would do both pairs and dance if I got the opportunity, but I love ice dance so I would pick that over pairs. I'm working on my pre-silver dances, and I've tested the standard track and solo track, but there are no ice dancing males in my area except one, and he's not interested in competing with a partner, plus he's on a lower level for dance than I am.

    I wouldn't care, I just would love to find an ice dance partner. Any kind of match-up would work, I'd be okay with anything. Of course a friend would be nice, but like I said, there are no male dancers around here except that one.
     
  7. IceStar101

    IceStar101 New Member

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    Probably Free although I sometimes do dance pairs for compulsory dances xx
     
  8. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely. That's my case.
    But it's not only a matter of friendship. I need to feel good and comfortable, and it's harder to find than just a friend. lol
     
  9. Synchkat

    Synchkat New Member

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    So true to the bolded. You don't want skating with a partner to be a "chore".