There is typically some crossover between the competitive and instructional freestyle categories, as many instructional skaters may participate in basic skills and local figure skating competitions. Testing within the USFS, ISI or other national figure skating organizations as well as a concentrated off ice training regimen become high-level considerations and priorities within the training program. Skills include: All single jumps, combination jumps, axel, some double jumps, Change foot spins, flying spins, more complex footwork, spiral sequence. Boots should have stiffness rating between 55 (youth) – 75(adult). Learn more with our Buyer's Guides. Learn more with our Buyer's Guides.