The BC Coast Region of Skate Canada has announced a "Welcome Back to Skating Seminar":
Come join us for an amazing afternoon of skatingI Get a jumpstart into the new season! Learn, have fun, and get your objectives and motivation in check for the what promises to be a great skatingseason!
Date, time and location: Sunday September 17th, Surrey Sport and Leisure Arena from 12 to 6 pm. There will be on-ice session (edges & turns, creative, jumps and off-ice sessions)
Target group: Star 3 to 6 - Recreational skaters getting back into skating after a Summer with little or no skating
Anastasia Baikov: Anastasia’s love of figure skating began while watching Olympic Champions Maya Usova and Alexander Zulin perform at the arena where her father worked. Upon her family moving to Israel, Anastasia continued to improve and compete, and eventually becoming Israeli National Champion. Her coaching career began in Montreal were she has helped create and introduce various programs that over the years have helped develop a stream of competitive skaters.
Kevin Bursey: Kevin has been a skating coach and a club director for 30 years. Some of the key roles he has held include: National Performance Director for the UK National Ice Skating Association, Director of programs at Connaught, Senior Staff member at Champs International, Director of Operations at Coquitlam SC and now Skating Director at Sungod SC. Kevin has coached skaters from grass roots to World Championship level competition. He is fully certified in Canada at NCCp level 3 and has his Level 4 in the UK.
Julie Dunlop: Julie is an Honours Graduate of Seneca College Figure Skating Program, a Skate Canada Nationally Trained Coach and a Petro Canada Coaching Excellence Award Recipient with over 30 years of coaching experience. Julie has recently moved back to Canada after living and coaching in Iceland where she was the Head Coach for Reykjavik Skating Club. She has been a National Team Coach, Team Leader and training coach for competitions such as ISU Junior Grand Prix, World Children's Games, Nordic Championships and many other ISU competitions.
Caroline Mackeen: Caroline has been coaching for over 35 years and specialize in choreography and freestyle. She loves to provide a positive learning environment and believes that enjoying skating directly influences learning. Her teaching stresses the importance of being a well rounded skater in all aspects of skating.
Christine Reeves Belazney: Christine is dedicated to providing innovative, cutting edge fitness for figure skaters. Christine’s many years as an elite level figure skater combined with her multiple certifications in Sport Specific Conditioning, Pilates and Injury prevention with a deep understanding of body movement specific to figure skating has allowed her to develop and design an uniquely cohesive, intelligent and balanced Off Ice conditioning program in alignment with on ice skills acquisition and the Long Term Athlete Development program of Skate Canada. Christine was part of the “Blame it on the Blues” show with Brian Order and also a technical & artistic coach on CBC’s “Battle of the Blades”, and in the movie “Blades of Glory”.
Closing date for registrations is September 12, 2017.
Spaces limited, register early to avoid disappointment!