Activities Sports & Athletics Review of Jackson Softec Figure Skates Share PINTEREST Email Print Sports & Athletics Skating Gear Basics History Lessons Famous Skaters Inline Skating Baseball Basketball Bicycling Billiards Bodybuilding Bowling Boxing Car Racing Cheerleading Cricket Extreme Sports Football Golf Gymnastics Ice Hockey Martial Arts Professional Wrestling Skateboarding Paintball Soccer Swimming & Diving Table Tennis Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Other Activities Learn More By Jo Ann Schneider Farris Jo Ann Schneider Farris was a silver medalist in junior ice dancing at the 1975 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships and is the author of two books on skating our editorial process Jo Ann Schneider Farris Updated December 20, 2017 Jackson Softec Figure Skates make it possible to skate for hours in a comfortable boot. Skaters that skate in these skates say that their feet never hurt and ice skating becomes more fun because of this boot and blade combination. Others say that this skate feels like skating in sneakers. This is a figure skate made for entry-level skaters and for recreational skating, so difficult figure skating moves cannot be done in this skate. Pros This Jackson Softec skate is very comfortable. The Softec skate's price is not high. Cons Because the boot is bulky, precise figure skating moves can't be performed. The blade is meant for recreational skating, so spins and jumps might be difficult in these skates. Description Durable nylon upper Thinsulate® lining Fully lined upper and tongue with foam padding Lace loops Ankle strap with Velcro® fastening system Pull-on heel tab Molded footbed Three-color rubber figure outsole Blade attached Two colors are available: Navy/Silver or White/Gray Review of Jackson Softec Figure Skates One thing that stops many people from trying figure skating is that figure skates hurt. Others say the price of figure skates is just too high. Jackson Softec Figure Skates change that. These skates are comfortable and they are also not expensive. The price of these skates will fit into most people's budgets. Many people say that this boot feels like a sneaker and that figure skating is more fun in this skate. The Softec Figure Skate comes with a figure skating blade attached. The boot and blade are both for recreational skating. This skate is not designed for doing advanced figure skating moves but can be great for a beginning recreational figure skater since there is no breaking in period and these skates are comfortable.