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How to Tie Skate Pickering Skating Club style

Tie Skates Like a Pro!

Tie Skates Like a Pro! Video provided by Pickering Skating Club Coaches Emily Emerson & Kailey Trewartha Start at the toe and make sure the lace is through each hole. Pull the crisscrossed laces tight after each hole. Loop laces around eyelets from top to bottom. Finish with a bow. Skates should feel snug. Ensure…

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September 28, 2015

Mental Preparedness – Just As Important as Physical

Picture a man entering an elevator and the doors closing. The elevator ascends and by the time the doors reopen, the man has had an epiphany and just invented an app that gives athletes a competitive advantage. This is exactly what happened to Brian Orser. Parents and Grandparents will remember Brian as the 1984 and…

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September 1, 2015
Hockey Helmet

Protect Your Skater With A CSA Certified Helmet

On July 1, 2011 Skate Canada implemented a Helmet Use policy. This policy was implemented as a proactive safety measure to help protect members in the early stages of the CanSkate program that are learning how to skate. Skate Canada believes it is appropriate to implement such a policy to help prevent future injuries to…

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September 1, 2015