Join next week's ISU Centers of Excellence (CoE) “Keep Training!” Figure Skating classes from May 18-23, 2020, on Skating ISU YouTube Channel.
The program includes different aspects of Figure Skating training and there are innovative Pair Figure Skating exercises, specifically designed for this period of time, during which Pair partners do not have the opportunity to train together.
Lower Body Training, Stay Fit - Full Body Workout, Pair Skating - Specific Drills, Contemporary Dance, Progressionin Different Types of Stability with Elastic and Articulate Body Movement Class are on the schedule. Join the Skaters from the host CoEs as well as the guest skaters from around the world, who will be tuning in to benefit from these online sessions with top coaches and experts. They are accessible to all levels.
Training is important and some great Figure Skating professionals are offering high-level courses for free. This is your chance to be in amongst it all. Join the Skating Community, for a great workout session all together to stay healthy and keep fit, on Skating ISU YouTube Channel as of May 18, 2020 at 11:00 CEST. You will find the full schedule and details below.
ISU CoE (Figure Skating) Virtual Training Sessions:
|Date & time (CEST)||Hosting CoE||Hosting Coach / Professional||Name of Exercise||Equipment Required/Notes|
|IWIS International Training Center Bangkok|| |
Nuth Boonyaporn - Highly qualified High Performance Fitness Coach. He has been travelling around the world, learning from the best in order to provide a well-tailored program which suites Figure Skaters.
|Lower Body Training|| |
Mat, Tennis ball or Stuffed Animals, Weights or Water Bottles, Mini Band (loop) or Elastic Band
|Ice Rink Oberstdorf|| |
Aljona Savchenko - Olympic Pair Champion 2018 and seven-time Paris Skating World Champion.
|"Stay Fit" - Full Body Workout|| |
Gymnastic Mat, 2 Water Bottles (half litre for Ladies/ 1 Litre for Men), Elastic Band (Theraband), Stick
|Ice Lab, Bergamo|| |
Ondrej Hotarek - Renowned Pair Skater now Coach at Ice Lab
Luca Dematte' - Ice Lab Coach
Stephanie Valois - Guest Coach from Canada
|Pair Skating - *Specific Drills" || |
2 Chairs, Elastic Band, Weight (3-5kg but can be more, max 15kg) or closed bag full of books, trolley, med ball, piece of wood
|Detroit Skating Club|| |
Matthew Schmitz - Professional Dancer, Senior Company Member with Eisenhowe Dance Detroit.
|Contemporary Dance|| |
|Beijing CoE|| |
Gerard Lenting - Former Olympic coach in Track & Field working as a national coach.
|Progression in Different types of stability with Elastic|| |
Theraband, dynaband, mini-band or resistance band
|Skating School of Switzerland|| |
Jean Salas Leavens - Former soloist with the National Ballet of Canada; Fletcher Pilates Professional Teacher
|Articulate Body Movement Class|| |
Two 0.5-1kg hand weights or full water bottles
(Subject to change)
The Keep Training Series are part of the #UpAgain campaign, through which, the ISU is providing tools so that we can all get #UpAgain. You can find out more about the other initiatives by visiting the #UpAgain page, which also includes tips from the athletes themselves on training, cooking and more.
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