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ISI TESTING REQUIREMENTS

The list below includes the current required maneuvers for all Tot, Pre-Alpha–Delta, Freestyle, Couple, Pair, Dance, Free Dance, International Dances, Figure and Special Skater tests. Details for each maneuver below can be found in the current edition of the ISI Handbook.

The passing test standards are also demonstrated on the new Test Standards DVD for Pre-Alpha – Delta and Freestyle 1-10 tests.

The current ISI Handbook and Test Standards DVD can be purchased  by current ISI members from the ISI office.

TOT 1-4 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

 

Tot 1

Proper Way to Fall
Proper Way to Get Up
Marching in Standing Position
Marching While Moving
 

Tot 2

Two-Foot Jump in Place
Forward Swizzle Standing Still
Single Swizzle
Beginning Two-Foot Glide
 

Tot 3

Push and Glide Stroking
Preparation for Snowplow Stop
Dip
Forward Swizzle
 

Tot 4

T-Position and Push (Right And Left)
Backward Swizzle
Two-Foot or One-Foot Snowplow Stop
Backward Wiggle

 

PRE-ALPHA / ALPHA / BETA / GAMMA / DELTA – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Pre-Alpha

Two-Foot Glide
One-Foot Glide (Right & Left)
Forward Swizzle
Backward Wiggle
Backward Swizzle
 

Alpha

Forward Stroking (6)
Forward Crossovers – Right Foot over Left (5)
Forward Crossovers – Left Foot over Right (5)
One-Foot Snowplow Stop
 

Beta

Backward Stroking (6)
Backward Crossovers – Right Foot over Left (5)
Backward Crossovers – Left Foot over Right (5)
T-Stop – Right Foot Outside Edge
T-Stop – Left Foot Outside Edge
 

Gamma

Right Forward Outside 3-Turn (One Foot Turn)
Left Forward Outside 3-Turn (One Foot Turn)
Right Forward Inside Open Mohawk Combination
Left Forward Inside Open Mohawk Combination
Hockey Stop
 

Delta

Right Forward Inside 3-Turn (One Foot Turn)
Left Forward Inside 3-Turn (One Foot Turn)
Forward Edges – Forward Outside Edges and Forward Inside Edges
Shoot-the- Duck or Lunge (choice of one)
Bunny Hop
 

FREESTYLE 1-10 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Freestyle 1

Forward Inside Pivot
Two-Foot Spin
Forward Arabesque
Backward Edges – Backward Outside Edges and Backward Inside Edges
One-Half Flip
Waltz Jump
 

Freestyle 2

Ballet Jump
One-Half Toe Walley
One-Half Lutz
One-Foot Spin
Two Forward Arabesques (On either foot – and on either outside or inside edge)
Dance Step Sequence
 

Freestyle 3

Backward Outside or Backward Inside Pivot
Salchow Jump
Change Foot Spin
Backward Arabesque
Toe Loop Jump or Toe Walley Jump (Choice of One)
Dance Step Sequence
 

Freestyle 4

Flip Jump
Loop Jump
Sit Spin
One-Half Loop Jump
Two Backward Arabesques (One each on the Right and Left foot)
Backward Outside and Backward Inside Three Turns / Dance Step Sequence
 

Freestyle 5

Lutz Jump
Axel Jump
Camel Spin
Camel-Sit-Upright Spin
Fast Back Scratch Spin
Left Forward Outside Open Swing Choctaw, Left Forward Inside Open Choctaw, Left Forward Outside Bracket, Right Forward Inside Bracket / Dance Step Sequence
 

Freestyle 6

Split Jump
Split Falling Leaf Jump
Jump Sequence – Axel / One-Half Loop / Flip Jump
Double Salchow Jump
Cross Foot, Layback, or Sit Change Sit Spin (choice of one)
Spin Combination with change of foot and position
Right Forward Outside Rocker, Left Backward Inside Counter / Dance Step Sequence
 

Freestyle 7

Double Toe Loop or Double Toe Walley Jump
Two Walley jumps in a Row
Combination Spin with Change of Foot and Position
Flying Camel Spin
Jump Sequence – One-Foot Axel/ One-Quarter Flip/ Axel
Jump in Opposite Direction (Choice of one – Flip / Loop / Lutz)
Right Forward Inside Counter; Left Forward Inside Counter; Left Back Inside Rocker / Dance Step Sequence
 

Freestyle 8

Double Loop Jump
Double Flip Jump
Split Lutz Jump
Flying Sit Spin or Axel Sit Spin (Choice of one)
Jump Sequence – One and One-Quarter Flip / One and One-Quarter Flip / Double Salchow
Illusion or Camel-Jump-Camel Spin (Choice of one)
Left Backward Inside Bracket / Dance Step Sequence
 

Freestyle 9

Arabesque/Bauer/Spread Eagle Combination
Double Lutz Jump
Axel / Double Loop Jump Combination
Axel in Opposite Direction or Double Axel Jump
Jump Combination – Rocker or Counter Jump / Double Toe Assisted Jump / Double Loop
Flying Camel into a Jump Sit Spin
Dance Step Sequence – Straight Line Pattern
 

Freestyle 10

Double Axel / Double Toe Loop Jump Combination
Triple Edge Jump (skater’s choice)
Death Drop
Four Alternating Axels in a Row or Triple Toe Assist Jump
Double Jump to the Right and Double Jump to the Left (not in sequence) or Triple Toe Assisted Jump/ Double Loop Jump Combination
Three Arabian Cartwheels or Butterfly Jumps in a Row (Choice of one)
Creative Dance Step Sequence
 

OPEN FREESTYLE - Bronze / Silver / Gold / Platinum – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Bronze Freestyle Test

Any two different jumps from Freestyle 1-3 levels
One additional jump combination with any two jumps from Freestyle 1-3 levels
Two different spins or spin combinations from Freestyle 1-3 levels
Two different arabesques – can be forward and/or backward on different feet and/or different edges. (Cannot be two backward arabesques on different feet.)
Dance step sequence – either the Freestyle 2 or Freestyle 3 dance step sequence or at least 10 steps of the skater’s own design.

 

Silver Freestyle Test

Any two different jumps from Freestyle 4-5 levels
One additional jump combination with any two jumps from Freestyle 4-5 levels
Two different spins from Freestyle 4-5 levels
Two backward arabesques – must be on different feet
Dance step sequence – either the Freestyle 4 or Freestyle 5 dance step sequence or at least 16 steps of the skater’s own design and pattern

 

Gold Freestyle Test

Any two different jumps from Freestyle 5-6 levels
One additional jump combination with the first jump from Freestyle 5-6 levels
Two different spins from Freestyle 5-6 levels
Dance step sequence – either the Freestyle 5 or Freestyle 6 dance step sequence or a straight line or serpentine pattern footwork sequence covering the length of the ice of the skater’s own design

 

Platinum Freestyle Test

Any two different jumps from Freestyle 7-10 levels
Two different additional jump combinations with at least one double jump in each combination
Two different spins from the Freestyle 7-10 levels – one must be a flying camel or flying sit spin
One spin combination with at least three different positions and one change of foot
Dance step sequence – either the Freestyle 7, 8 or 9 dance step sequence or a footwork sequence covering the length of the ice of the skater’s own design and pattern

 

COUPLE 1-10 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Couple 1

One-Half Flip Jumps (Side by Side)
Swing Rolls – (1 Backward / 1 Forward)
Lunge or Shoot the Duck- Holding Shoulders
Forward Pivots (Side by Side)
Two-Foot Spins (Side by Side)
3 Bunny Hops (Side by Side)
 

Couple 2

Forward Crossovers – Holding Shoulders
Backward Crossovers – Holding Shoulders
Arabesques (Side by Side)
One-Half Lutz Jumps (Side by Side)
One-Foot Spins (Side by Side)
Dance Step Sequence
 

Couple 3

3 Waltz Jumps (Side by Side)
Salchow Jumps (Side by Side)
Change Foot Spins (Side by Side)
Arabesque – In Sequence
Toe Loop or Toe Walley Jumps (Side by Side – Choice of one)
Dance Step Sequence
 

Couple 4

Loop Jumps (Side by Side)
Waltz Lift
Flip Jumps (Side by Side)
Waltz Spin
Forward Undercut Spiral (Jerkins) or Back Arabesques (Side by Side – Choice of one)
Backward Outside and Backward Inside Three Turns / Dance Step Sequence
 

Couple 5

Axel Lift or Pull Waltz Jumps (Choice of one)
Flip-Loop Combination or Loop Lift (Choice of one)
Sit Spins (Side by Side)
Pivot Spiral
Cross-Arm Lift
Left Forward Outside Open Swing Choctaw; Left Forward Inside Open Choctaw; Left Forward Outside Bracket; Right Forward Inside Bracket / Dance Step Sequence (Shadow)
 

Couple 6

Lutz Jumps
Axel Jumps
Camel Spins
Camel-Sit-Upright Spins
Fast Back Scratch Spins
Dance Step Sequence (Mirrored)
 

Couple 7

Split Jumps
Split Falling Leaf Jumps
Jump Sequence – Axels / One- Half Loop / Flip Jump
Double Salchows
Cross foot, Layback, Sit-Change-Sit Spin (Choice of one)
Spin Combination with Change of Foot and Position
 

Couple 8

Double Toe Loops or Double Toe Walley jumps
Two Walley Jumps in a row
Flying Camel Spins
Jump Sequence – One-Foot Axel / One-Quarter Flip / Axels
Jump in the Opposite Direction
Dance Step Sequence
 

Couple 9

Double Loop Jumps
Split Lutz Jumps
Flying Sit Spin or Open Axel Sit Spin (Flying Backsit) (Choice of one)
Jump Sequence: One and One-Quarter Flip / One and One-Quarter Flip / Double Salchow
Illusions or Camel Jump Camel Spin
Circular Dance Step Sequence
 

Couple 10

Jump Sequence – One-Quarter Flip / Flip / Double Flip
Double Lutz Jumps
Double Axel Jumps
Axels in Sequence
Jump Combination – Rocker or Counter Jump / Double Toe Assisted Jump / Double Loop
Dance Step Sequence
 

PAIR 1-10 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Pair 1

Forward Crossovers
One-Half Flip Jumps
Circling Spin
Two-Foot Spins
Arabesques
Cross Arm Lift
 

Pair 2

Backward Cutbacks
Salchow Jumps
Kilian Spin
One-Foot Spins
Forward Undercut Spiral
Waltz Lift
 

Pair 3

Lutz Lift
Toe Loop Jumps
Flip Jumps
Waltz Spin
Sit Spins
Pivot and Forward Inside Spiral
 

Pair 4

Lutz Jumps
Two Walley Jumps in a Row
Change-Foot Pair Spin
Back Scratch Spins
Pivot and Backward Outside Spiral
Waist Loop Lift
 

Pair 5

Axel Lift
Axel Jumps
Lunge Spin (Closed Low Spin)
Camel Spins
Forward Inside Death Spiral
Dance Step Sequence
 

Pair 6

Press Lift
Double Salchow Jumps
Pair Camel Spin
Flying Camel Spins
Throw Axel
Serpentine Dance Step Sequence
 

Pair 7

Hip Axel
Double Flip Jumps
Open or Foxtrot Camel Spins
Camel-Sit-Upright Spins
Back Outside Death Spiral
Straight Line Dance Step Sequence
 

Pair 8

One-Arm Hip Axel (Star Lift)
Double Loop Jumps
Pair Sit Spins
Sit Change Spins
Back Inside Death Spiral (Protopopov Death Spiral)
Circular Dance Step Sequence
 

Pair 9

Hand on Hand Double Loop Lift
Double Lutz Jumps
Catch Waist Camel Spin
Camel Jump Camel Spins
Split Double Twist Lift
Serpentine Dance Step Sequence – Creative
 

Pair 10

One-Handed Lasso Lift
Double Axel Jumps
Layback Camel Spin
Combination Spins
Throw Double Axel
Serpentine Dance Step Sequence – Creative
 

DANCE 1-10 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Dance 1

Chasse Sequence
Progressive Sequence
 

Dance 2

Swing Rolls
Dutch Waltz
 

Dance 3

Canasta Tango
Rhythm Blues
 

Dance 4

Swing Dance
Cha Cha
Fiesta Tango
 

Dance 5

Willow Waltz
Hickory Hoedown
Ten Fox
 

Dance 6

Fourteen Step
Foxtrot
European Waltz
 

Dance 7

Rocker Foxtrot
Tango
American Waltz
 

Dance 8

Blues
Killian
 

Dance 9

Paso Doble
Quickstep
Starlight Waltz
 

Dance 10

Westminster Waltz
Argentine Tango
Viennese Waltz
 

FREE DANCE 1-10 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Free Dance 1

Any Circling Spin
Lunge
Dance Step Sequence
 

Free Dance 2

Circling Spin
Forward Arabesque
Dance Step Sequence
 

Free Dance 3

Killian Spin
Choice of One – Arabesque or Waltz Lift
Backward Cutbacks
Dance Step Sequence
 

Free Dance 4

Dance Spin
Dance Lift
Dance Step Sequence
The Hickory Hoedown end pattern
 

Free Dance 5

Dance Spin
Two Different Dance Lifts
Dance Step Sequence
Series of Alternating Drop 3-Turns
Series of at least 8 steps
 

Free Dance 6

Dance Spin
Two Different Dance Lifts
1-foot Twizzles (Side by Side)
Serpentine Dance Step Sequence
Series of at least 8 steps
 

Free Dance 7

Dance Spin
Four Dance Lifts
Serpentine Dance Step Sequence
Two Revolution Turns
Series of at least 8 steps
 

Free Dance 8

Dance Spin
Circular Dance Step Sequence
Five Dance Lifts
Series of at least 8 steps
 

Free Dance 9

Dance Spin
Six Dance Lifts
Dance Step Sequence
Series of at least 8 steps form two of the following dances: Killian, Blues, or Starlight Waltz
 

Free Dance 10

Dance Spin
Dance Lift Combination
Dance Step Sequence
Series of at least 8 steps from two of the following dances: Westminster Waltz, Argentine Tango, or Viennese Waltz
 

INTERNATIONAL DANCES – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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The Silver Samba
The Rhumba
The Cha Cha Congelado
The Midnight Blues
The Austrian Waltz
The Tango Romantica
The Yankee Polka
The Ravensburger Waltz
The Golden Waltz
 

FIGURE 1-10 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

Figure 1

Forward Outside Eight
Forward Inside Eight
Forward Outside Waltz Eight
 

Figure 2

Backward Outside Eight
Right Forward Outside Inside Serpentine
Left Forward Outside Inside Serpentine
Forward Outside Three to Center
 

Figure 3

Backward Inside Eight
Right Forward Outside Three
Left Forward Outside Three
Right Forward Inside Three
Left Forward Inside Three
 

Figure 4

Right Backward Outside Inside Serpentine
Left Backward Outside Inside Serpentine
Forward Outside Double Three
Forward Inside Double Three
Forward Outside Loop
Forward Inside Loop
Right Forward Outside Change Three
Left Forward Outside Change Three
 

Figure 5

Right Forward Outside Change Double Three
Left Forward Outside Change Double Three
Backward Outside Double Three
Backward Inside Double Three
Backward Outside Loop
Backward Inside Loop
Right Forward Inside Change Three
Left Forward Inside Change Three
Right Forward Inside Bracket
Left Forward Inside Bracket
 

Figure 6

Right Forward Outside One-Foot Eight
Left Forward Outside One-Foot Eight
Right Forward Outside Bracket
Left Forward Outside Bracket
Right Backward Outside Change Double Three
Left Backward Outside Change Double Three
Right Forward Outside Change Loop
Left Forward Outside Change Loop
 

Figure 7

Right Forward Outside Change Bracket
Left Forward Outside Change Bracket
Right Forward Inside Change Bracket
Left Forward Inside Change Bracket
Right Forward Outside Paragraph Three
Left Forward Outside Paragraph Three
Right Forward Inside Counter
Left Forward Inside Counter
Right Forward Outside Counter
Left Forward Outside Counter
 

Figure 8

Right Backward Outside Change Loop
Left Backward Outside Change Loop
Right Backward Outside One-Foot Eight
Left Backward Outside One-Foot Eight
Right Backward Outside Paragraph Three
Left Backward Outside Paragraph Three
Right Forward Outside Rocker
Left Forward Outside Rocker
Right Forward Inside Rocker
Left Forward Inside Rocker
Right Forward Outside Paragraph Double Three
Left Forward Outside Paragraph Double Three
 

Figure 9

Right Backward Outside Paragraph Double Three
Left Backward Outside Paragraph Double Three
Right Forward Outside Paragraph Loop
Left Forward Outside Paragraph Loop
Right Backward Outside Paragraph Loop
Left Backward Outside Paragraph Loop
Right Forward Outside Paragraph Bracket
Left Forward Outside Paragraph Bracket
Right Backward Outside Paragraph Bracket
Left Backward Outside Paragraph Bracket
 

Figure 10

Right Forward Outside Rocker Double Three
Left Forward Outside Rocker Double Three
Right Forward Outside Paragraph Bracket Loop
Left Forward Outside Paragraph Bracket Loop
Right Forward Outside Inside Loop to the Outside
Left Forward Outside Inside Loop to the Outside
The Flower
 

SPECIAL SKATER 1-10 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Special Skater 1

Proper Way to Fall and Get Up
Marching in Place
Dip Standing Still
Preparation for Snowplow Stop
 

Special Skater 2

Marching While Moving
Forward Swizzle Standing Still
Two-Foot Glide
Teapot (Dip)
 

Special Skater 3

Scooter Pushes (Left or Right)
One-Foot Glides (Left or Right)
Forward Swizzles
Backward Swizzles or Wiggles
Two-Foot Snowplow Stop
 

Special Skater 4

T-Position and Push
Introduction to Forward Stroking
One-Foot Swizzles (Left or Right)
Forward Crossovers Standing Still (Right Over Left or Left Over Right)
 

Special Skater 5

Forward Stroking
Forward Crossovers-Right over Left
Forward Crossovers-Left over Right
One-Foot Snowplow Stop
 

Special Skater 6

Two-Foot Turn Forward to Backward
One-Foot Backward Swizzles- Left or Right
One-Foot Glides on Curve - RFO, LFO, RFI, LFI
Intro to Backward Stroking
 

Special Skater 7

Backward Stroking
Backward Crossovers Right and Left
Backward Crossovers Right and Left
T-Stop Right or Left Foot
 

Special Skater 8

Right Forward Inside Mohawk
Left Forward Inside Mohawk
RBO, LBO Edge on a Curve
RBI, LBI Edge on a curve
 

Special Skater 9

Forward Inside Mohawk sequence
Right Forward Outside 3-turn
Left Forward Outside 3-turn
Hockey Stop
 

Special Skater 10

Right Forward Inside 3-turn
Left Forward Inside 3-turn
Forward Outside edges
Forward Inside edges
Bunny Hop
Lunge or Shoot the Duck (choice of one)
 

Hockey Skating 1-5 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Hockey Skating 1

Stationary Ready Position
Glide in Ready Position
Forward Swizzle
One Foot Glides
One Foot Inside Edge Glide Around Cone

Agility/ Balance:
Two Foot Stationary Jump
Two Foot Moving Jump
Forward Squats
 

Hockey Skating 2

Circle Side Pumps
Control Stop
Control Turn

Agility/ Balance
Two Foot Inside/ Outside Edges
 

Hockey Skating 3

Straight Line One Foot Pushes
Forward Stride- Rhythm Skating
Forward Crossovers-Around Circle
Backward Swizzle

Agility/ Balance
Forward Two Knee Touch
Forward Once Knee Touch
 

Hockey Skating 4

Backward Skating- C Cuts
Backward Glide- In Ready Position
Forward to Backward Turn/ Mohawk
Backward to Forward Turn/ Step Out

Agility/ Balance
Stomach Slide
Jump over Stick
 

Hockey Skating 5

Backward Crossovers- Around Circle
Backward Stop
360 Control Turn
Backward Crossovers- Straight Back

Agility/ Balance
Backward Two Foot Jump
Backward Two Knee Jump
 

Hockey Skills 1-5 – TEST REQUIREMENTS

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Hockey Skills 1: Stick Handling

Stationary Stick Handling
Forward Skating with the Puck
Forward while stick handling
Backward Skating with the puck
 

Hockey Skills 2: Passing

Stationary Forehand
Stationary Backhand
Passing While Skating
 

Hockey Skills 3: Shooting

Wrist Shot
Slap Shot
Backhand Shot
 

Hockey Skills 4: Maintaining Puck Possession

Control Turn with Puck
Keeping Puck in Front
Keeping Puck along Boards
 

Hockey Skills 5: Gaining Puck Possession

Taking Control of Opposition along Boards
Taking Control of Opposition While Moving