BASIC 1 & 2
Basic Skills teaches the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation fo figure skating, hockey, and speed skating. Six progressive levels introduce forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, and turns. Upon completion of the Basic Skills 1-6 levels, skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating. All classes will be well-structured with the focus on proper skill development taught in a positive, FUN, and social environment. Skaters will progress at their own rate and advance after mastery is demonstrated.
Discover, Learn, and Play - Basic 1 and 2: These introductory levels allow new skaters (ages 5 -15) with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning to skate.
Please watch these skills to help you better prepare for the skills that will take place on the ice.
- Forward Skating
- One foot glides - 3 seconds each
- Forward swizzles -- 6-8 in a row
- Backward wiggles -- 6-8 in a row
- Beginning snowplow stop on two feet or one foot
- Bonus skill: Two-foot hop in place