Welcome to ice-dance.com’s Technical Reference Library.

PARENT GUIDE
Parent Guide is a 2016 IDC feature focusing on providing information to parents, including breaking down the International Judging System (IJS).  The series is written by Adrienne Koob-Doddy, a coach and former U.S. ice dancer.  

PATTERN DANCE DESCRIPTIONS & CHARTS
Background history and information on pattern dances, including scans of step charts and patterns.

PATTERN & SHORT DANCES BY SEASON (2010-2019)
A historical list of short dances from 2010 and updated through 2019.

COMPULSORY & ORIGINAL DANCES 1968-2010
A historical list of compulsory and original dances performed (by season) from 1968 and updated through 2010.

ICE DANCE TERM DICTIONARY
Twizzles and brackets and rockers.. Oh MY! – What does it all mean?

ISU COMMUNICATIONS & INFORMATION
Links to information and official communications released by the International Skating Union.

US FIGURE SKATING TECHNICAL NOTICES & OTHER INFORMATION
Links to technical notices & other information released by US Figure Skating.