Learn to Skate – Youth

//Learn to Skate – Youth

Learn to Skate – Youth

$175.00

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Description

Lesson Dates and Times:

WINTER 1 FRIDAYS – 8 wks/$175.00
7:30p – 8:30p
11/9, 11/16, (no 11/23), 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 1/4, 1/11
OR
WINTER 1 SATURDAYS – 8 wks/$175.00
11:45a – 12:45a
11,17, (no 11/24), 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22, (no 12/29), 1/5, 1/12, 1/19

All classes include 30 minute practice time and 30-minute lesson and rental skates.

Basic Skills Curriculum

The “basic skills” are the fundamentals of the sport. These six levels of the program introduce the fundamental moves: forward skating, backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, turns and Mohawks. Upon completion of the Basic 1- 6 levels, skaters will have a basic knowledge of the sport, enabling them to advance to more specialized areas of skating.

BASIC 1

Sit on ice & stand up, March forward across the ice, Forward two-foot glide, Dip, Forward swizzles – 6-8 in a row, Backward wiggles – 6-8 in a row, Snowplow stop, 2 Foot hop in place (optional)

BASIC 2

Scooter pushes – R & L, Forward one foot glides – R & L, Backward 2 foot glide, Rocking Horse (1 F swizzle, 1 back swizzle, repeat twice) Backward swizzles – 6 – 8 in a row, 2 foot turn from forward to backward in place, Moving snowplow stop, Curves

BASIC 3

Beginning forward stroking showing correct use of blade, Forward half swizzle pumps on circle – 6 – 8 consecutive clockwise & counterclockwise, Moving forward to backward 2 foot turns on a circle – clockwise & counterclockwise, Beginning backward 1 foot glides, Backward snowplow stops, Forward slalom, Forward pivots

BASIC 4

Forward outside edge on circle – R & L, Forward inside edge on a circle – R &L, Forward crossovers, clockwise & counterclockwise, Backward half swizzle pumps on circle, clockwise & counterclockwise, Backward 1 foot glides, Beginning 2 foot spin – up to two revolutions, Forward Lunges R & L

BASIC 5

Backward outside edge on circle – R & L, Backward inside edge on circle- R – L, Backward crossovers- clockwise & counterclockwise, Forward outside 3 turn R & L, Side toe hop R & L , Advanced 2 foot spin 4-6 revolutions, Hockey stop R & L

BASIC 6

Forward inside 3 turn – R & L, Moving backward to forward 2 foot turn on circle- clockwise & counterclockwise, backward stroking, beginning 1 foot spin- 2-4 revolutions w optional free leg position, T Stop – R & L, Bunny hop, Forward spiral on Straight line – R or L, Shoot the Duck – R or L

Additional information

Level

Basic 1, Basic 2, Basic 3, Basic 4, Basic 5, Basic 6

Session

WINTER 1 FRIDAYS: 11/9/18-1/11/19 (no class 11/23), WINTER 1 SATURDAYS: 11/17/18-1/19/19 (no class 11/24)