Junior Competitive Program

sectionals2015Junior Competitive

  • The Junior Competitive program is suited for skaters that have successfully completed the HP program (or have equivalent skills) and has shown the commitment, enthusiasm and potential to excel;
  • Passed STAR 5/Jr Bronze Free Skate (or at Director discretion);
  • A skater must have a head coach at this level;
  • Typical Age Range: 9 – 10 years of age;
  • Upon completion of the Jr Competitive program, skaters will now be skating at the competitive (Pre-Juv, Juvenile, etc) level;
  • Follows the LTAD Long Term Athlete Development program;
  • September 5 to June 24, 2018

 

Junior Competitive
Time Commitment Per Week
1-2 Group Session which includes coaching at COP – only available 6-7 pm Wednesday or Thursday
4-5

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2

FreeSkate – Intermediate/Senior Sessions

Sunday Stroking Session 9-10 am

Sunday Off Ice 10:15-11:15 am

Off Ice Classes

5-6 Total Days per Week Child is Skating

 

 

 

Skills Taught in the Jr Competitive Program
Must land the axel cleanly and be working on two different types of double jumps to qualify for the Junior Competitive program
Jumps Spins Field Moves
Double Sal

Double Toe

Double Loop

Double Flip

Double Lutz

Axel

2S

2T

2L

2F

2Lz

1A

 

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
Must be working on skills, dance and freeskate requirements throughout this program. Must have passed the Jr Bronze FreeSkate As required by Coach

 

Competitions
A skater progressing through the Jr Competitive program may consider competing at events below and is expected to compete at Sectionals the following year in the Pre Juvenile U11 or Juvenile U12 events OR at the StarSkate Championships in the Star 5 or Star 6 level
Calgary Region Open

StarSkate Championships

StarSkate Invitational

 

Calgary Winter Invitational

Wildrose Competition

Canmore Competition

Sectionals

Sunday Stroking & Off Ice

2017-2018 Sunday Stroking & Off Ice Dates

  • September 10
  • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • November 12, 19, 26
  • December 3, 10
  • January 7, 14, 21, 28
  • February 4, 11, 25
  • March 4, 18, 25
  • April 8, 15,
  • May 13, 27
  • June 3, 10, 17, 24