Hi, love this blog! I've learnt so much thanks to you, it's great. I have another jumps question: what is a better mistake to do, points-wise? Ugly landing with step out/hand/two feet, pop it (let's say by one revolution), or fall and get the -1?
Depends on what jump you’re making the mistake on. Let’s take a look at different examples. First, the GOE reductions for the errors you mentioned, according to the ISU’s Scale of Values and Level/GOE Guidelines (you didn’t ask about underrotations or edge calls, but we’re including them too just to be thorough):