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For a second year, the ISU Development Commission supported the Olympic Development Project 2018-2021 (ODP) for Single Skating and Ice Dance Skaters and Coaches that ran from May 20-25, 2019.

Jun 28, 2019

A History of the International Skating Union – Seasons 1991/92 through 201/15 was published back in 2016 on the occasion of the 2016 ISU Congress. As of today the book is also available on Amazon  in a digital format and on this occasion the original “coffee table” size book is available in the ISU Shop with a 20% discount.

Jun 27, 2019

The Ice Dance Technical Committee has adapted the educational DVD from 2013 for the Pattern Dance, Finnstep, to produce an updated video showing the Key Point requirements for the Pattern Dance Element, Finnstep, valid for season 2019-20.

Jun 25, 2019

The winter season is over and it’s time for some summer vibes! It's so simple to join the campaign: just snap a pic, record a video, tag us and use #SkatingSummer.

Jun 21, 2019

To assist Coaches, Ice Dance Couples and Officials to learn the new Pattern Dance, the Tea-Time Foxtrot, we are pleased to announce that selected videos from the Seminar held in Detroit are now available on the ISU Development Youtube Channel.

Jun 20, 2019

The ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the following ISU Championships for the seasons 2020/21 and 2021/22. The allotments of all other Championships are kept pending until the next scheduled ISU Council meeting in October 2019 and further information regarding the decisions of the Council in Rome, will be published at a later date.

Jun 15, 2019

The next ISU Council meeting takes place on June 14 to 16, 2019 in Rome (Italy). On the eve of the meeting, the ISU Council had the honor to obtain a private hearing with His Holiness Pope Francis to discuss the importance of sport within society and how Sports including ice Skating can help to find a path for many young people.

Jun 14, 2019

As a step towards the fulfilment of the ISU Development Program objectives, we are pleased to announce that the ISU eLearning Platform is going live.

May 31, 2019

The initiative launched in 2018 to support Skaters who have retired within the previous 4 seasons to become Coaches, Officials, Administrators or any other appropriate function connected to Skating will continue in 2019. Further details of the application process can be found in ISU Communication No. 2252 and the deadline for nominations is June 30, 2019.

May 21, 2019

This Short Track Speed Skating Development Camp in Celje, Slovenia, aims to develop Short Track Speed Skating and to improve the professional leadership in coaching in the Alpe Adria Region.

May 17, 2019

In order to develop Speed Skating and provide ice-time and training opportunities for Skaters from smaller European countries, a Training Group will be established with training camps to be held in Heerenveen, The Netherlands.

May 16, 2019

The ISU Development Commission is supporting the fourth year of the International Speed Skating development program based at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, UT.

May 15, 2019

Supported by the ISU Development Commission, this project primary objective is to educate Singles Figure Skating Coaches in South-East Asia, Asia and Oceania, particularly at the developing level (Novice to Junior).

May 15, 2019

With the support of the ISU Development Commission, the Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio will hold a Synchronized Skating High Level Development camp in Trento, Italy on August 25-30, 2019.

May 14, 2019

A seminar on The Art of Components will be held in Bergamo, Italy on June 21 to 23 2019, with the support of the ISU Development Commission.

May 13, 2019