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TITLE: Adult 1 (14-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (14-Adult) For students with some skating ability who have had no organized skating instruction. This class helps students develop preliminary coordination and strength necessary for ice skating. Students learn basic skills such as falling and recovery, forward marching, forward two-foot glide, forward swizzles, one forward swizzle/one backward swizzle, dip, forward snowplow stop and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination.

TITLE: Adult 2 (14-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (14-Adult) Skaters concentrate on forward skating across the width of the ice, forward one-foot glides, forward slalom, backward skating, backward swizzles, two-foot turns in place and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Adult 1.

TITLE: Adult 3 (14-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (14-Adult) Students concentrate on forward stroking using the blade properly, forward half-swizzle pumps on the circle, moving forward to backward and backward to forward two-foot turn on a circle, backward skating into a long two-foot glide, forward chasses on a circle, backward snowplow stop and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Adult 2.

TITLE: Adult Introductory Skating (14-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (14-Adult) This class for students who have never skated before develops preliminary coordination and strength necessary for ice skating. Students learn basic skills such as falling safely, sitting on the ice and standing up, marching in place, marching forward across the ice, marching then gliding on two feet, forward two-foot glide, dip in place, forward swizzles, backward wiggles, beginning snowplow stop on two feet or one foot and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination.

TITLE: Basic 1 (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) For students who have never skated before, this class helps students develop preliminary coordination and strength necessary for ice skating. Students learn basic elements which provide a solid foundation for more advanced skills. Skating skills include falling safely, sitting on ice and standing up, marching in place, marching forward across the ice, marching then gliding on two feet, forward two-foot glide, dipping in place, forward swizzles, backward wiggles, beginning snowplow stop on two feet or one foot and other skills geared towards balance, movement and coordination.

TITLE: Basic 1 (7-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (7-13 yrs) For students who have never skated before, this class helps students develop preliminary coordination and strength necessary for ice skating. Students learn basic elements which provide a solid foundation for more advanced skills. Skating skills include falling safely, sitting on ice and standing up, marching in place, marching forward across the ice, marching then gliding on two feet, forward two-foot glide, dipping in place, forward swizzles, backward wiggles, beginning snowplow stop on two feet or one foot and other skills geared towards balance, movement and coordination.

TITLE: Basic 1 Advanced (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) For students with some skating ability who have had no organized skating instruction or for those who wish to repeat Basic 1. This class helps students continue developing preliminary coordination and strength necessary for ice skating. Students continue to learn basic elements which provide a solid foundation for more advanced skills. Class is adjusted based on the skill level of participants. Skating skills include falling safely, sitting on ice and standing up, marching in place, marching forward across the ice, march then glide on two feet, forward two-foot glide, dipping in place, forward swizzles, backward wiggles, beginning snowplow stop on two feet or one foot and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination.

TITLE: Basic 2 (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) This class concentrates on elements designed to make the skater comfortable gliding on one foot, skating backward and turning from forward to backward on two feet. Skating skills include scooter pushes, forward one-foot glides, backward two-foot glide, rocking horse, backward swizzles, two-foot turns from forward to backward in place moving snowplow stop and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Basic 1.

TITLE: Basic 3 (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) Skaters continue working on skills including beginning forward stroking showing correct use of blade, forward half swizzle pumps on a circle, moving forward to backward two-foot turns on a circle, beginning backward one-foot glides, backward snowplow stop, forward slalom and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Basic 2.

TITLE: Basic 4 (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) Students focus on skills including skating on the proper outside and inside edges, forward crossovers, backward half swizzle pumps on a circle, backward one-foot glides, beginning two-foot spin and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Basic 3.

TITLE: Basic 5 (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) Skills include skating backward on the outside edge on a circle, skating backward on the inside edge on a circle, backward crossovers, forward outside three-turn, advanced two-foot spin, hockey stops and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Basic 4.

TITLE: Basic 6 (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) Skills include forward inside three-turn, moving backward to forward two-foot turn on a circle, backward stroking, beginning one-foot spin with optional free leg position and entry, T-stops, bunny hop, forward spiral on a straight line and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Basic 5.

TITLE: Free Skate 1 (6-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (6-Adult) The following elements must be mastered before moving on to the next level: forward power stroking, basic forward outside and forward inside consecutive edges, backward outside three-turns, upright spin, entry from back crossovers, half flip, toe loop and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Intro to Free Skate.

TITLE: Free Skate 2 (6-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (6-Adult) This class focuses on alternating forward outside and inside spirals on a continuous axis, basic backward outside and backward inside consecutive edges, backward inside three-turns, beginning back spin, half Lutz, salchow and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Free Skate 1.

TITLE: Free Skate 3 (6-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (6-Adult) This class focuses on alternating backward crossovers to back outside edges, alternating mohawk/crossover sequence, waltz three-turns, advanced back spin with free foot in crossed leg position, loop jump, waltz jump-toe loop or Salchow-toe loop combination and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Free Skate 2.

TITLE: Free Skate 4 (6-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (6-Adult) This class focuses on forward power three-turns, waltz eight, forward upright spin to backward upright spin, sit spin, half loop, flip and other skills geared toward balance, movement and coordination. Prerequisite: Free Skate 3.

TITLE: Hockey 1 (6-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (6-Adult) This class focuses on ice hockey fundaments including proper balance and correct hockey skating technique. Students need hockey skates, hockey gloves, a helmet and a correctly sized stick. Prerequisite: Introduction to Hockey.

TITLE: Hockey 2 (6-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (6-Adult) This class continues to focus on hockey fundamentals with skills such as forward strides using 45 degree v-push, forward one-foot push and glide, forward c-cuts single leg and alternating feet in a straight line, backward hustle or march, backward swizzles/double c-cuts, backward c-cuts single leg and alternating feet in a straight line and two-foot moving snowplow stop. Students need hockey skates, hockey gloves, a helmet and a hockey stick. Prerequisite: Hockey 1.

TITLE: Hockey 3 (6-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (6-Adult) This class focuses on skills such as lateral crossover march in both directions, forward c-cuts on a circle in both directions, forward outside edges on half circles alternating feet on the short or long axis of the rink, forward inside edges on half circles alternating feet on the short or long axis of the rink, backward c-cuts on a circle in both directions, backward snowplow stops, one-foot moving snowplow stop and introduction to 1/4 turn with hips to hockey stop. Students need hockey skates, hockey gloves, a helmet and a hockey stick. Prerequisite: Hockey 2.

TITLE: Homeschool Basic 1 (6-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: (6-13 yrs) This class targets students who are home schooled but is open to any student. For students who have never ice skated before, this class helps students develop the preliminary coordination and strength necessary for ice skating. Students learn basic elements which provide a solid foundation for more advanced skills. Skating skills include falling down safely, sitting on ice and standing up, marching in place, marching forward across the ice, march then glide on two feet, forward two-foot glide, dip in place, forward swizzles, backward wiggles, beginning snowplow stop on two feet or one foot and other skills geared towards balance, movement and coordination.

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