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 […]Read More Throwback Thursday
Meet Mina & Chris.
They compete representing Bulgaria in the discipline of Ice Dance (that’s Torvill and Dean style to us Brits).
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.Read More A day in the life of a Skating Coach, Part 3
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.Read More A day in the life of a Skating Coach, Part 2
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.Read More A day in the life of a Skating Coach, Part 1