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Pickering Skating Club Coach with Student

Selecting a Private Coach

Congratulations, your skater has successfully graduated from the CanSkate program! What’s next? Pickering skaters interested in continuing to develop their skills have the option to join STARSkate. While coaches are included in the CanSkate program, STARSkate is slightly different. If you are unfamiliar with the skating world, the next steps can be a lot like…

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August 18, 2016
Coach Lisa Taylor-Farrell

Proper Fitted Skates – by Coach Lisa Taylor-Farrell

With the new skating season just around the corner, it is important to check your skates to ensure they still fit correctly. The following is a general guide meant to assist you with checking last years skates, or selecting new skates. Be aware, boys’ feet usually stop growing when they reach age 14 or 15.…

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August 16, 2016
Faith from the Pickering skating Club

November 2015 Test Results

DANCE Preliminary Dutch Waltz Chloe Brown Preliminary Dutch Waltz Anita Xu Preliminary Dutch Waltz Chenhao Sun Preliminary Dutch Waltz Alexandra Agafonova Preliminary Canasta Tango Hannah Falsetti Preliminary Canasta Tango Kira Brown Junior Bronze Swing Jade falsetti Junior Bronze Willow Waltz Emily Guan Junior Bronze Willow Waltz Angelina Villanueva Sr Bronze European Lauren Balke Sr Bronze…

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December 8, 2015
Skate Canada Central Ontario Pickering Skating Club

STARSkate Fall Skate Better Seminars

STARSkate Fall Skate Better Seminar These seminars are focused on developing STARSkate athletes skills and conditioning as follows: On-Ice Skating Skills: Skaters will work on edges, turns, stroking technique and developing power. Off-Ice: Skaters will learn exercises that can be done at home to help them improve their fitness and thus their skating. On-Ice Spin…

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October 3, 2015
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