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      »  Figure Skating  »  On-Ice & Off-Ice Instructional Classes  » Competitive Class

    Year-Round

    Skaters with a strong foundation of field move skills, jumps and spins will continue to be challenged in the Competitive Figure Skating Class. Emphasis is on improving speed and control to enhance flow, carriage and body movement on the ice; techniques for more advanced field moves, freestyle, ice dancing; program development focusing on what judges look for in a competition or test routine; and competition preparation from practice to performance. Open to both ISI and U.S. Figure Skating skaters.

    Prerequisites
    • Successful completion of the U.S. Figure Skating Freestyle 6 test, ISI Freestyle 5 AND must land axel consistently or have approval from the Skating Director
    • Weekly private instruction from an RMU ISC figure skating staff coach
    • Skaters must be a member of US FS through Pittsburgh FSC or as an Individual Member

    Class Structure
    • Length of series and fees vary depending on seasonal schedule - please see class schedule for details
    • 30 minute instructional class
    • 10 minute stroking workshop
    • Advanced freestyle, field move and creative freestyle techniques - see prerequisite for enrollment
    • Freestyle practice session

    Class Day & Time

    Wednesdays Saturdays  
    4:40 - 5:40 PM 11:00 - 11:50 AM Freestyle Practice Session
    5:50 - 6:00 PM 11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Stroking Workshop
    6:00 - 6:30 PM 12:00 - 12:30 PM Instructional Class


    * No Discount for not using the FS session
    * Practice freestyle sessions MAY NOT be made-up or credited for another freestyle session.