Junior Prep

  • The Junior Prep program is suited for skaters that have successfully completed the CanSkate program (stage 5 or higher) and who wish to continue in group lessons;Calalta-FSC-1031
  • This program will offer the skater the opportunity to begin their tests in skills and dance;
  • Hiring a coach is strongly recommended at this level;
  • Age Range: 6 – 9 years of age;
  • It will take a skater 1-2 years to progress through this program;
  • Upon completion of the Jr Prep program, skaters may be invited to attend the High Performance Development group program (competitive), move into the StarSkate group program or skate on their own.

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If you have any questions, please contact us.

Jr Prep Package Details
Time Commitment Per Week
2 Weekly On-Ice Group Sessions
2 Weekly Off-Ice Group Sessions
1 FreeSkate Session
3 Total Days per Week Child is Skating

 

Skills Taught in the Jr Prep Program
Jumps Spins Other Moves Bonus Moves
Waltz

Salchow

Toe Loop

Loop

Flip

1W

1S

1T

1L

1F

 

Upright Spin

Back Spin

Camel Spin

USp

BUSp

CSp

Three Turns

Spread Eagle

Mohawks

Bunny Hops

Shoot the Duck

Spirals

Edges

Stops

Lutz Jump 1Lz

Camel Sit Spin Combo CCoSp

Fwd/Back Spin in H position

Single Jump + Toe Combo

Waltz Loop

Waltz Backspin

Whalley

 

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

Preliminary FreeSkate may be taken in Year 2 of the Jr Prep program. Not required at this level

 

Competitions
A skater progressing through the Jr Prep program may compete at the following competitions at the Star 1, 2 or 3 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 FSC

February at Leduc FSC

April at Lethbridge

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

 

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