?Skating on Ice? is a vintage guide to ice skating, looking at its history and origins, literature, techniques, and equipment, and much more. Ice skating involved moving skates attached to the feet to propel the skater across a sheet of ice. This can be done for a variety of reasons, including exercise, leisure, travelling, and various sports. Wonderfully illustrated and full of timeless information, ?Skating on Ice? is highly recommend for skating enthusiast and those with an interest in its history and evolution. Contents include: ?Skating ? Introductory?, ?The History and Literature of Skating?, ?Of International Skating, and the Practice of the School Figures?, ?Of Free Skating, Special Figures, Competitions and Training, Etc.?, ?Of Modern Racing?, ?Skating for Ladies?, and more. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.