"Off-Ice" Classes

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Figure Skating "Off-Ice" Program

 


Off Ice"Off Ice" Training Programs:

 

Daniel RamirezYouth Strength and Fitness Program weight training room

Dr. Daniel Ramirez - Doctor of Physical Therapy (FIU), NCCPT Personal Trainer, NCAA Ice Hockey Athlete,  Daniel is the owner of D-Constructed Fitness and comes with over eight years of youth athletic coaching experience. Daniel will focus on strength, power, flexibility and agility with the figure skater in mind.

One Hour Figure Skating Class - Thursday at 6:30pm (Private and Semi-Private Lessons are available by contacting the office).

Kendall Ice Arena Off Ice TrainingKendall Ice Arena Off-Ice Training

 

4D4 D Skating "Slideboard" System

KIA is proud to introduce the 4D Skating "Slideboard" System for our "Off - Ice" training program. The system was unveiled recently in PS Magazine and also at the 2009 PSA Conference in Orlando. The low impact slideboard exercises are sport specific and helps increase vertical jump height and core strength. The many additional exercises include the traditional slideboard and spinner attachments.

 

Private lessons are available by contacting the Skating Academy Office.

 

Off ice jump harness"Off-Ice" Jump Harness Suspension System - is designed for training skaters off-ice. It is used to teach skaters rotation position and jumping technique while they are wearing running shoes.  Skaters learn to rotate doubles and triples fast and on axis with suspension training. Quickness is the essential skill required for these jumps and the Off-Ice Suspension System teaches that off-ice. Pair skaters also benefit when learning lift technique.

Private lessons are available by contacting the Skating Academy Office.

 

 

 

Ballet Class


Erika JohnsonBallet Class

Erika Johnson teaches two classes on Tuesday. Ballet class is very beneficial to skaters. The skills learned in class will save valuable ice time. This  class will include basic technique study, "Port de Bras" and stretching. Center floor exercises target abdominal strength, spinal flexibility and agility. Ballet shoes, skating or ballet attire is required (no exceptions). Private lessons are also available by contacting the instructor or the skate school office.

Tuesday 4:45pm Low, 5:30pm High

Prerequisite - Freeskate level and up.

(Private and Semi-Private Lessons are available by contacting the office).