Bridging the gap for skaters

Mind the gap!

Introducing our new group classes for SkateUK graduates at Lee Valley Ice Centre. We’ve called them Bridge Classes and they are for skaters reaching the final few stages of SkateUK. These classes “bridge” the gap for skaters seeking continued coaching that will maintain their progress when exiting Skate UK. Bridge Class Benefits 45 minutes of […]

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Keep Calm and Use your Warm Up

Keep Calm and Use Your Warm Up

Controlling competition nerves starts in training. There are benefits to creating a strong warm up routine both off and on the ice. No rushing in the rink and straight to the ice!! Prepare your body and your mind.

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Pilates for Ice Dancers

Photo courtesy of Cheshire Life

Very excited to present the first in a series of unique videos. Pilates for Ice Dancers, by an Ice Dancer! Presenting Lindsey Woolstencroft; Pilates Instructor now, but a former student of ours, an international competitor and national medallist in Ice Dance. Read on…

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Merry Christmas!

Time to take a Break! But before we all get cosy at home for the festive period, here’s a recap of all the really handy articles we’ve released recently and the scoop on what’s to come in the New Year.

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Sore Foot Blues

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Ice Skaters’ feet take some serious punishment as the elements and edges skated increase in power and pressure and training weeks get longer and more intense. Establish good habits early to look after your most important tool…your feet!

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