Figure Skating Tips Website To Announce Top-Rated Figure Skating Instructional Videos of 2013

Share Article, the premier source of educational figure skating videos, announced plans to reveal the top-rated videos on the website in an end-of-year countdown. The countdown represents a gift to the entire figure skating community, providing cutting-edge technical information to figure skaters and figure skating coaches.

Photo of figure skating coach and Founder Trevor Laak

Figure Skating Coach and Founder Trevor Laak

Making the videos free gives us a way to increase the exposure we get and more people can see exactly what we do., a provider of educational figure skating videos and an established leader in online education of figure skating coaches, adult figure skaters, skating parents, and youth skaters, today announced plans for its annual Top Rated Videos of 2013 Countdown. The free event will start on Thursday, December 26, 2013 and continue through Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

The countdown consists of 6 videos or video series that were published at some point during the year. The winning videos are selected by paying subscribers to the figure skating video service. A poll is conducted and subscribers may nominate videos that they found especially helpful or valuable during the year. Other minor factors such as overall website traffic, number of visitor comments, and coach popularity are also taken into consideration to break ties.

One of the most important aspects of the countdown is the videos and information are complimentary to anyone interested in the technical aspects of figure skating. When they are announced, the winning videos are converted from subscriber-only access to full public access, meaning all visitors can watch the videos. This makes the top-rated videos available to all. Trevor Laak, Founder of, said "The countdown is our way of acknowledging the best videos on the site and it's also our way of spreading holiday cheer.”

The countdown makes the most visited educational website for figure skating at this time of year. "Making the videos free gives us a way to increase the exposure we get and more people can see exactly what we do. It also shares really amazing information with everyone in the skating community so it helps a lot of skaters and coaches," said Laak.

The event will be held online at The winning videos will also be posted on the Facebook page. The goal of the annual countdown is to provide exceptional training for figure skating coaches, skaters, and skating parents on the details of "how to figure skate” and "how to teach figure skating."

As with many end-of-year countdowns that proceed in reverse order, the series begins on December 26 with the 6th highest rated video of the year and culminates with the #1 rated video of the year on December 31. A new announcement is made each day. "We only announce one top-rated video each day because everyone can spare 5 minutes each day to watch the video," said Laak.

The annual countdown has become an important tradition in the figure skating community. "We've been running the annual countdown since the site was founded in 2008 and we're really excited about the fantastic videos included in this year’s countdown. These videos represent some of the best figure skating instruction available anywhere. We're proud to provide this complimentary annual service as a gift to the figure skating community," said Laak. is currently open to new subscribers. Subscriptions are available on a monthly, 6-month, and annual basis and are renewed automatically. Those interested in figure skating tips provided in video format are encouraged to follow on social media by Liking the Facebook page and following on Twitter.

In addition to the end-of-year countdown, also offers regular updates of additional complimentary videos throughout the year. To sign up for these updates, those interested may visit


Founded in 2008, has helped thousands of figure skating coaches, adult figure skaters, figure skating parents, and youth figure skaters by providing cutting edge training techniques and information about how to figure skate and how to teach figure skating. The company's mission statement is "to inspire a new era in figure skating education, based on updated information and ideals, so quality information is available to all skaters and coaches in a convenient and cost effective manner." To learn more about, you should call (888) 677-2892 or visit them online at

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