Beginner Spring Tuneup Clinic
Review of Basic Skills
These are some skills that may be covered,
Bring your questions!
Using safety equipment
Balance/Stance (Ready Position etc.)
Beginning Striding (Stride I)
Stopping (Knee Squeeze, Heel Brake)
Beginning Turning (A-frame)
(If you've never skated before, you'll want to take
Group or Private lessons before coming to the
Beginner Review clinic.)
Advanced Beginner Clinic
Ready to move on from the basics? Improve your beginner skills. Learn new skills too. These are some of the skills that may be covered:
All the skills above plus,
Improving Stride 1 and moving to Stride 2
Stopping (Snow Plows, Heel Brake)
Improve upon your growing skills.
Learn how to combine basic skills into more
Work on the skills you'd like to improve,
bring your questions!
These are some of the skills that may be covered.
Improved Striding (Stride II)
Improved Turning (Parallel Turns, Spin Turns)
Stopping (Heel Brake, T-stop, Snow Plow)
Transitions (front to back, back to front)
and much more!
Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Combined
This clinic will include students at both levels
working on skills appropriate to their level.
(1 hour to master the basics)
Learning to stop with confidence is the most
important thing you must know.
Focus on braking using the heel brake. Learn the 4 steps in braking and how to use your heel brake effectively. Other stopping methods may be covered if time permits.
Pre-requisite: you must have some basic skating skills to take this class (see box to right)
I can help you decide which class is right for you. Please contact me for more information
about any of these classes.