Throwback Thursday

In the last week before our international students Mina & Chris return to competition after recovery from major shoulder surgery, a little trip down memory lane. Ice Dancer life is full of trials, finding a partner is just one of them. But sometimes, if you’re lucky, a friend can help you in your quest. In […]

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International competitors

Meet Mina & Chris.
They compete representing Bulgaria in the discipline of Ice Dance (that’s Torvill and Dean style to us Brits).

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A day in the life of a Skating Coach, Part 3

For the second time today I am so happy to walk in to work and see two of my students this evening are already rehearsing and remembering all we worked on last time. High levels of self-motivation are an asset to any skater.

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A day in the life of a Skating Coach, Part 2

There’s a good deal of preparation for coaching sessions, then there’s reading up on the skating rules, planning routines and editing the music.

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A day in the life of a Skating Coach, Part 1

The night bus driver takes us on a trip reminiscent of the brief ride Harry Potter takes on a triple decker to the Leaky Cauldron…I can almost hear, “Take it away Ernie!” as we whiz around the Lea Bridge Roundabout.

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