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May Workshops – Registration OPEN

Registration is now OPEN for the May Workshops, on Wednesday’s from 8:00-8:45pm. Please select the “Workshop” season in Uplifter and sign up to save your spot.  Space is limited in all the workshops, so sign up early to guarantee your spot.

WEDNESDAY 01ST MAY- Getting it Right with Doubles – Part I

Standard: Star 5 & above

Position, timing and body awareness in the air are all paramount to the success of the double and triple jumps. Drills, progressions and exercises to assist the skater with achieving these components of successful jumping will be addressed in the workshop.Part I will involve the edge jumps of axel, double salchow and double loop.

 

WEDNESDAY 08TH MAY- Sequences & Combinations

Standard: Star 1 – 4

Achieving quality sequences and combination jumps assists a skater with maximizing their score in a competition. The development of sequences and combinations aid in the enhancement of a skaters core stability and reflexes. Various new sequences and combinations will be introduced to provide the skater with additional training tools for the future.

 

WEDNESDAY 15TH MAY- Getting it Right with Doubles – Part II

Standard: Star 5 & above

Position, timing and body awareness in the air are all paramount to the success of the double and triple jumps. Drills, progressions and exercises to assist the skater with achieving these components of successful jumping will be addressed in the workshop.Part II will involve the pick jumps of double toe-loop, double flip and double lutz.

 

 WEDNESDAY 22ND MAY- Spectacular Spins

Standard: Star 1 – 4

Speed, centering and aesthetics are the key components to making a spin spectacular in its’ execution. Edge pressure and blade control together with strength of positioning are areas that will be examined in this workshop. Ensuring a skater has mastered their full potential on all of the basic spin positions provides a better development towards the more difficult variations they will pursue at the higher levels.

 

 WEDNESDAY 29TH MAY- Goal Setting for Summer 2019

Standard: Juvenile & Above

Goal setting and planning for your summer training regime. How to set smart goals and strategize to achieve your optimal performance at the summer and autumn events. Skaters will participate in an on ice and off ice forum and receive valuable information towards setting themselves up for a successful summer training experience.

 

 WEDNESDAY 05TH JUNE- Performance Class

All standards

Fun and interactive class where skaters will work on teams and develop a performance number that they create. Expression, musical interpretation, projection to your audience and the joy of performing are key elements of this workshop. Teams will present their creations to the coaches and parents at the end of the workshop.