Board of Directors Results: Outcome, Policy, & Amendments

Posted: July 18, 2009 in Xtreme Ice Skating

Introduction
Firstly, thank you to all of the Members of our Board of Directors for participating in our board meetings and votes. Your leadership has once again moved out sport closer to mainstream. We will also continue to convene in our Board meetings and discussions. Your continued and outstanding help will bring Xtreme Ice Skating into ice rinks throughout the world.

Results:
VOTE 1 and 4 will be together:

Vote 1. For stops, what arm positions should be left to the skater, and which should stay? Please state the trick, if any.

Vote results for “Vote 1”: 3 people have said they wanted arm positioning for all stops to be left to the skater. 1 person said just the One Footed Stop. 1 person had said the Heel Stop.

Vote 2. Arm position ought to be left to the skaters in totality.

Vote results for “Vote 4”: 3 people have said “yes” for arm positions to left to the skaters in totality, 2 have said “no” because of aesthetics.

Outcome of Votes 1 & 4:
In consideration of Dan Perceval and Xtreme Ice Skating Corporation that the following amendments be applied to Xtreme Ice Skating POLICY. The below proposed amendments require a final vote of approval:

Policy on arm positioning 1a:
WHEREIN arm positioning is applied in Xtreme Ice Skating stops, said arm positioning in totality is left to the skater to decide angle of arm positioning.

Policy on arm positioning 1b:
In compliance of teaching arm positioning for Xtreme Ice Skating stops, both arms must be taught as a mechanism for balance and aesthetics, wherein arms may not be to the side.



Vote 2. The use of the word “rules” to be amended to the use of the word “guidelines” in all cases where “rules” are used in such language.

Vote results for “Vote 2”: There has been a unanimous vote for this proposal.

Outcome of Vote 2:
In consideration of Dan Perceval and Xtreme Ice Skating Corporation that the following amendment be applied to Xtreme Ice Skating POLICY. The below proposed amendment requires a final vote of approval:

Policy on use of language 1a:
WHEREVER the use of the word “rules” is used or applied in reference to Xtreme Ice Skating discipline, the word “guidelines” shall be substituted in it’s place.



Vote 3. The rules for the Hawk Turn to be amended so that just one hand is touching the ice, and the raised hand has no specifications to angle.

Vote results for “Vote 3”: There has been a unanimous vote for this proposal.

Outcome of Vote 3:
In consideration of Dan Perceval and Xtreme Ice Skating Corporation that the following amendment be applied to Xtreme Ice Skating POLICY. The below proposed amendment requires a final vote of approval:

Policy on the “Hawk Turn” 1a:
One hand must touch the ice; the raised hand has no specifications for degree of angle used.



Vote 5. Rules ought to be enacted primarily as a tool for learning balance and in applying aesthetics, no matter what the usage of the word, i.e. “guidelines”..

Vote results for “Vote 5”: There has been a unanimous vote for this proposal.

Outcome of Vote 5:
In consideration of Dan Perceval and Xtreme Ice Skating Corporation that the following amendment be applied to Xtreme Ice Skating POLICY. The below proposed amendment requires a final vote of approval:

Policy on use of rules or other such language 1a:
WHEREIN rules are used, applied, taught, or made in reference to, said rules or any use of the word i.e. “guidelines” are a requirement of the sport and it’s instruction.

There will be a vote over the weekend for above final policy recommendations.

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