Breaking Down the Elements: Junior Ladies Short Program

The junior ladies short program consists of 7 elements that must be performed in 2:50 maximum time.

1. Double axel

2. Double or triple lutz immediately preceded by connecting steps or other free skating movements

3. Jump combination, double/double, double/triple or triple/triple, may not repeat either Axel jump performed or solo jump

4. Flying Sit spin, sit position must be attained in air, minimum 8 revolutions

5. Layback or sideways leaning spin, no flying entry, minimum 8 revolutions

6. Spin combination, with only 1 change of foot and all 3 basic positions or any variation thereof, no flying entry, minimum 6 revolutions each foot, minimum 2 revolutions each position

7. Step sequence, straight line, circular or serpentine