There are certain figure skating jumps that many ice skaters learn and fans can easily distinguish with a little know-how. The very first "move" you will learn as a figure skater will almost always be how to move backwards. This is a lead in to many figure skating tricks and is an. The following is a glossary of figure skating terms, sorted alphabetically. Contents: Top; 0–9; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.