High Performance Development

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  • The HP Development program is suited for skaters that have successfully completed the Junior Prep program and have shown the commitment, enthusiasm and potential to excel;
  • Hiring a coach is required at this level;
  • Age Range: 7 – 9 years of age;
  • It may take a skater 1-2 years to progress through this program;
  • Upon completion of the HP program, skaters may be invited to attend the Junior Competitive group program (competitive), can move into the StarSkate group program or skate on their own.
HP Development Package Details
Time Commitment Per Week
2 Weekly On-Ice Group Sessions
2 Weekly Off-Ice Group Sessions
2

1

1

FreeSkate Sessions

Sunday Stroking Session

Sunday Off Ice Session

4-5 Total Days per Week Child is Skating

 

Skills Taught in the HP Program
Jumps Spins Field Moves
Waltz

Salchow

Toe Loop

Loop

Flip

1W

1S

1T

1L

1F

Lutz

Axel

Double Sal

Double Toe

1Lz

1A

2S

2T

Upright Spin

Back Spin

Camel Spin

Sit Spin

 

USp

BUSp

CSp

SSp

Camel/Sit Combo

Back Sit

Back Camel

Flying Camel

BCSp

FCSp

BSp

BCSp

FCSp

Spiral Forward

Spiral Backward

Pivot

Spread Eagle

Ina Bauer

 

Tests
Skaters must work with their coach in determining what tests they should be working on or taking
Skills Dance FreeSkate Interpretive
Preliminary Preliminary

·         Dutch Waltz

·         Canasta Tango

·         Baby Blues

Year 1: Preliminary FreeSkate

Year 2: Jr Bronze Free Skate

Not required at this level

 

Competitions
A skater progressing through the HP program may compete at the following competitions at the Star 3, 4 or 5 levels.  Please work with your coach in determining which level your skater should be competing at and which competition they may want to attend.
Calgary Region Open

StarSkate Championships

StarSkate Invitational

 

November at Springbank

February at Leduc FSC

April at Lethbridge

Calgary Winter Invitational

Wildrose Competition

Canmore Competition

Sectionals

March

August

September

November

Please check the 2015-2016 Competition Grid on the Section’s website for further updates.

Sunday Stroking & Off Ice

Dates for the 2016/17 season
September - 11,18
October - 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
November - 13, 20, 27
December - 11, 18
January - 8, 15, 22, 29
February - 5, 12, 26
March - 5, 19, 26
April - 2, 23,
May - 14, 28
June - 4, 11, 18, 25