2016 Fall Intermediate and Advanced
Off Ice Strength & Conditioning 
 
Prerequisite - Passed USFSA Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field Test
 
 Advanced Class – age 12-18

Mondays: 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12

Intermediate Class – age 6-11

Thursdays: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15

 

Time of class: 2:45-3:45

Location: Nantucket Cycling & Fitness – 25 Youngs Way

 

Portion of this class will be subsidized by the Bill Belichick Foundation Grant

Remaining cost will be split by the number of participants

(price will vary between $68.75 - $137.50 per skater depending on the number of sign ups)

Sign Ups must be completed in Sign Up Genius by Saturday, October 29th on a first come, first serve basis

– no drop ins will be available due to the structure of the class

 

Intermediate and Advanced Off Ice Strength & Conditioning Class Description

Classes to be taught by: Kris Beebe of Kris Beebe Wellness 

 

This class is based off the basic principles of the USFSA S.T.A.R.S. program.  Once the 'naturally talented' skaters reach a level at which double jumps and difficult spins are required, the natural ability will only take them so far. A skater’s core strength and plyometric strength requirements in the sport of figure skating are significant, and at some point, a skater needs to build strength beyond what he or she naturally has.  This class is for figure skaters who are serious about progressing their on-ice skills at a faster pace and want and need to handle the strength demands of jumping, spinning, and longer programs.

 

Students will learn and understand the importance of all the components a skater needs to be successful:

·         Core strength and stability​-Must have a strong core to maintain balance, check rotation with spins and maintain tight air position for jumping, control the upper body position during footwork, stroking, and crossovers

·         Balance​- Almost all skating is done on one foot.

·         Strength and Power-​ For speed, higher jumps, longer and faster spins, more stable landings, improves endurance to skate through a whole program, strength is the number one necessity for a skater to improve and become consistent.

·          Flexibility​- From basic elements to the more advanced, all require a certain muscle length to be performed correctly. Muscle flexibility controls the angle of the joints on a jump take-off and landing-any deficit can affect the quality of the jump. Each joint in your body needs a balance of flexibility on all sides. If there is an imbalance of muscle length, there is a higher risk of injury.

Class Specifics

·         Each class will be limited to 8 skaters to provide the best one on one evaluation and instruction

·         First Session will be a participant evaluation and goal setting session

·         Each class will include a warm-up, strength and endurance, and cool down with static flexibility

Sign Up
Email will be sent through Sign Up Genius
 Sign up your skater for the appropriate aged class
All participannts must sign up through Sign Up Genius by Saturday, October 29th 
Sign up is on a First Come/First Serve Basis - Limit of 8 skaters per class 
Due to the structure of the class, no drop ins will be available 
 
Class Price 
Since we want to make this as affordable as possible,
NSC will subsidize a portion of the class with funds received from the Bill Belichick Foundation Grant 
The remaining cost will be split between the number of participants
Prices will range between $68.75 - $137.50
On Sunday, October 30th you will receive an email with the final price of your class.  Payment will be due at your first class.
 
 

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