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Freestyle/Off-Ice Sessions

Skating Classes

Advanced skaters wanting to practice jumps, spins, leg lifts and any other advanced skating techniques (with or without a coach) are encouraged to attend the 40-50 weekly freestyle skating sessions that are offered to practice these maneuvers.

In addition, the Ice Den Scottsdale offers various structured on ice and off ice classes with structured curriculum to focus on specific skills and training.  Details and descriptions are listed below.

*Skater Ice will always feature the most current schedules.

Skater Ice

All freestyle sessions and figure skating classes must be booked online at www.skatericechandler.com.

On-Ice Class Descriptions

Ice Den Directors reserve the right to place skaters in appropriate levels regardless of their test record.

OPEN FREESTYLE (OPEN FS)

Open to all skaters passed Basic 6 and above. Skaters lower than Basic 6, must be accompanied by a coach for at least a portion of the freestyle session.

PRELIMINARY & UP FREESKATE (PRELIMINARY & UP FS)

Skaters who have passed Preliminary Freeskate and above. Adult skaters who have passed Adult Silver Freeskate test or higher.  Dancers who have passed all the Bronze dances and above. Teams: Qualifications for freestyle sessions are based on pair or free dance level passed by at least one member of the team. Ice Den Chandler Directors reserve the right to place skaters in appropriate levels regardless of their test record.

Off-Ice Class Descriptions

BALLET 1

Wednesday = 6:00-6:45 PM

Open to all skating levels. All ages welcome. Ballet experience not necessary. Classes held in the Ice Den's Party Room.  Skaters must have ballet slippers. Mandatory ballet or skating attire only. Girl's hair must be tied back, bun recommended. Class will emphasize standard basic ballet positions, simple combinations, musicality, and will be structured to assist figure skaters with correctness of posture, balance and head/arm positions. Classes taught by Jaclyn Levine.


BALLET 2

Wednesday = 4:45-5:45 PM

A class designed for figure skaters of all levels. The instructor will continue to advance ballet I skills. Classes are held in the Ice Den's Party room. Skaters must have ballet slippers. Mandatory ballet or skating attire only. Girls hair must be tied back, bun recommended. Class will emphasize more complex combinations, and coordination, musicality, stretch and strength, extensions and control along with further developing standard basic ballet positions and will be structured to assist figure skaters with correctness of posture, balance and head-arm positions. Classes taught by Jaclyn Levine.

CONDITIONING

Monday = 5:45-6:30 PM

Strength and conditioning program for figure skaters. Open to all levels of skaters. Classes held at the Ice Den- Chandler in the training room. Skating or exercise attire only. Training shoes (sneakers, running shoes) are mandatory. Classes are taught by Shane Harvey and certified trainers from Center for Athletic Performance.


EXTREME STRETCH

Thursday = 5:30-6:15 PM

A class designed for figure skaters of all levels. Taught by Jaclyn Levine. This class will focus on stretching and flexibility for figure skaters. Stretches and core work will be the focus of the class, working towards the positions needed for skating (ex. Biellmann, Sasha, spirals, lay backs etc.) A yoga mat is mandatory! Classes held in the Ice Den's Party room.


OFF-ICE JUMPS 1 & 2

Friday = 4:45-5:30 PM Jumps 2 ( Axel& Dl. Jumps)   

Friday = 5:40-6:10 PM Jumps 1 (Single Jumps to Axel)              

For all skaters working on single jumps, axel jump through double jumps. Classes held at Ice Den Chandler in the party rooms. Skating or exercise attire only. Training shoes (sneakers, running shoes) are mandatory. Classes will focus on jumping techniques, rotation and landing positions. Taught by Ice Den PSA Rated coaches.