I remember as a kid watching figure skating with my grandmother. The skill, dance moves and pure talent had me in complete awe. I always wanted to be a professional figure skater so at a young age took lessons. As I got older I realized the industry was more about weight requirements and less about "fun". Never in my wildest dreams did I think those lessons would benefit me later on in life when I had children. Here are some great tips if you want to take child of any age out ice skating.