The Senior Figure Skating Program is intended for skaters who have passed Star 3 Freeskate test and are competing STAR 4 or above. Team coaching, jump technique, spins, off-ice, specialized dance classes, strength and conditioning are all part of the program.
Intermediate and Senior Skaters compete in several competitions a year and take Skate Canada tests to increase levels of skating. Coaching is included in development sessions.
Program Requirements: Equipment and Attire Figure skaters are required to dress athletically and appropriately for their sessions. Skaters must wear tights and yoga jacket type clothing. Hair must be neatly tied back and out of the face. *No baggy clothing (hoodies, winter jackets, jeans are unacceptable). Skaters who do not come dressed appropriately may not be able to participate for safety reasons.
Prerequisites: Passed Star 3 test and landing axel. Skaters should skate 3-4 days a week to participate in the Senior Program.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Two places to buy figure skates:
Skater’s Edge: Suite 10-145 Schoolhouse, Coquitlam, BC V3K 1C8
Leading Edge/Cyclone Taylor: 1005 west 49th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6M 2P7SKATE SHARPENING
o Always wipe your blades completely dry after skating.
o Never leave your skate guards (hard guards) on your skaters for any length of time.
o Protect your blades from each other with a towel or soft coves when carried in your skate bag.
o Don’t leave your skaters in your bag overnight. They need time to dry out properly.
It is important that skates are sharp and well cared for skates. All skaters are required to wear skate guards.
Re-sharpening of skates should occur after approximately 24-30 hours of skating time and should be only sharpened at one of the above skating stores.
o All skaters need to wear warm but tight fitting clothing. Dress in layers.
o No jeans should be worn by any skater at any level.
o No scarves