Testing is an important part of your growth as a competitive figure skater.  NFSC and your coach will help you prepare for and pass your tests. Tests The test structure is often called the “backbone of U.S. Figure Skating.” Starting with the first test you take, through your entire career, it is the national standard that you are measured against. When you fill out applications for just about everything in figure skating, the first question will be “What is the highest U.S. Figure Skating Test passed?” U.S. Figure Skating tests are offered in the following tracks: 1. Moves in the Field 2. Free Skate 3. Pattern Dance or Solo Pattern Dance 4. Free Dance or Solo Free Dance 5. Pairs