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You get out what you put in...

... If you want to see results, you have to put the work in! The most amount of improvement is seen with frequent and well-balanced training, both on and off ice. 

See below for a guideline to get started.

Make sure you are properly nourished! A well balanced diet consists of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and protein. Stay hydrated!

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Stepping onto the Ice

First things first: get warm! Complete a few laps of stroking, skulling, slaloms. Run through all jumps and spins. Warm up should take 5 min.

Ice Skater
During Lessons

When it is time for your lesson, I will call you over. Please do not interrupt other skaters' lesson time. Remember to bring a can-do attitude to each lesson!

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Arriving at the Rink

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your session time begins. Grab a buddy and complete some off-ice warm ups to get ready.

Stretching
During the Session

The session is self-directed time to practice your elements. Use your time wisely to practice and try new things! Remember tips from lessons.

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After the Session

Take this time to gently stretch your muscles and relax while reflecting on how your session went. What went well? What can we improve upon next time? Great work out there!

Tea Set

Want More Training?

Check out the Off Ice tab for stretches and figure skating-specific exercises.

Expectations

See below for some basic "Dos" and "Don'ts"

Wear gloves, light layers of athleisure, thin socks or bamboo skating tights.

Secure hair away from face using ponytails, braids, barrettes, etc.

Bring a positive, willing to learn attitude. Bad days happen, we can work through them together!

No loose jewelry. No claw hair clips.

No jeans!!!
Hoods should be avoided.

No comparing yourself to others. Everyone works at their own pace!

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