CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Class offerings may change with each session, please see the registration for current class offerings.

Ice Dance Class: This class will be led by Coach Sarah Hanson as she teaches skaters the basics of ice dance. Skaters in this class will learn the basic skating elements of ice dance as well as different pattern dances. Skaters will also be educated on the levels and testing of the Free Dance discipline. Whether you are curious, looking for another class option, or interested in testing through the ice dance levels, this class is for you!

On Ice Jumps and Moves: For all levels of skaters working on skating skills, Moves in the Field patterns and jumps! This is a new hybrid class that will expose athletes to additional instruction on jumps as well as moves in the field and skating skills, utilizing two coaches. Skaters in this class will be grouped according to ability. Each group will spend 15 minutes per week working on skating skills and MIF patterns and the other 15 minutes working on jumps!

Yoga Class: These classes are designed specifically to help athletes' muscles recover from a long day of practice and continue to hone skills specifically beneficial for figure skaters. Classes are 45 minutes.

Power Edges and Turns: This is a 15-minute class designed specifically to strengthen skating specific skating skills. During this class, students will learn beneficial warmup exercises and techniques to better their edge control and quality. Coaches will also be leading exercises to help increase endurance and power.

Off-Ice Jumps and Drills: This class is done on dry land, and through the use of the off-ice harness and other drills, skaters will work with coaches on jumping strength, technique and position.

Axels Class: This class is specifically for skaters working on obtaining their Axel jump. The curriculum starts with off ice preparation that solidifies skaters jumping technique and understanding of the mechanics of the Axel jump. Skaters who are new to their axel or who are working on axel consistency should enroll in this class.

Jumps & Spins: This class is designed for skaters looking to work on their Jumps and Spins in a group setting. Time will be split between working on jumps and spins.

On Ice Moves in the Field and Gliding Maneuvers: For all levels of skaters working on skating skills, Moves in the Field patterns and various gliding maneuvers! This is a new hybrid class that will expose athletes to additional instruction on spirals, hydroplanes, spread eagles, as well as moves in the field and skating skills. Skaters in this class will be grouped according to ability. 

If you have questions on what classes are currently being offered or what classes your skater should be taking please work with your private lesson coach or email: info@sffsc.com