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ICEHOUSE FIGURE SKATING ACADEMY
Medibank Icehouse offers a range of classes and team training opportunities within the Figure Skating Academy.
TERM 4 2014
Enrolments for Term 4 are now open
Scroll down to find out information and times of classes, teams and squads *Subject to change
Key dates -
Classes commence after the September School Holidays. Monday the 6th, Wednesday the 8th, Friday the 10th Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of October.
CHRISTMAS SHOW 2014
For Levels Intermediate 1 & Adult 3 and above
The form must be returned to the show Director Dorothy Bisset.
You must also pay for registration via this link to our online store or at the Medibank Icehouse.
RISING STARS AND ELITE RISING STARS
For Levels Freeskate 1,2,3,4 & ISA (Ice Skating Australia) Preliminary
Rising Stars is an elite level developmental program for levels Free Skate 1 and 2. Classes take place on Wednesday evenings. Skaters in Free skate 3 level to ISA Preliminary are eligible for our Elite Rising Stars. The Rising Stars Program is a bridge program from our Skate School to our Figure Skating Academy Advanced Class program, and to competitive figure skating.
PRELIMINARY PREPARTION PROGRAM
For Levels Freeskate 3 and above to ISA (Ice Skating Australia) Preliminary
A group class, on ice training aiming towards the Preliminary test patterns and test program.
Gaining competition proficiency with a focus on jumps and spins drills.
EDGES, POWER AND MOVES IN THE FIELD CLASS
For Levels Youth and Adult Freeskate 1 and above
Edges, Power class and Moves in the Field class builds and improves skating skills such as speed and flow often providing a cardiovascular workout- complimentary for all competitive level skaters. Also included test patterns for the Australian National Testing structure (ISA pattern Tests). These patterns focus on skills like power, extension, edges, turns and flexibility, and are recommended for Free Skate level and above.
ICE DANCE SENIOR AND JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT SQUADS
For ISA level prelimiary and above, or skaters who have passed Dance 4
Ice Dance is one of the most beautiful disiplines of figure skating, and focuses on musicality, presentation and flow. Whether you are interested in competing, using it to enhance your solo skating, or just being social, Ice Dance can benefit skaters in many ways. The primary instructors for these programs are Mark Hochmann, and Katherine Firkin, however other instructors may substitute the class from time to time.
Want to start ice dance? Enrol first in Skate School Dance level 1 - designed for skaters of all ages to learn the basics of Ice Dance and dance patterns (Dutch Waltz, Canasta Tango, Swing Dance and Fiesta Tango). For skaters who've passed Intermediate 2 / Adult 3 level and above.
OFF-ICE BALLET FOR SKATERS
For Levels all levels Youth and Adult
Classical Ballet is
an essential training tool for all figure skaters, and this class is open to
skaters of all levels and ages. This class is designed to enhance
posture, turn-out, musicality, presentation and flexibility. The primary
instructor for this class is Svetlana Maskevich, however, other instructors may
substitute the class when required.
NOVICE SYNCHRONIZED SKATING TEAM - HARMONY
For skaters who have completed Aussie Skate Syncro 4
Team training for at Novice level Synchro.
ADULT SYNCHRONIZED SKATING TEAM - ON EDGE
OPEN SYNCHRONIZED SKATING TEAM -FINESSE
On Edge is our resident Adult Synchronized Skating team, and Finesse is the newest addition to the program, aimed at providing Synchronized team opportunity for skaters of all ages. The teams are currently preparing to compete at Victorian State Championships and the National Championships under the direction of coach, Amber Briant. If you are interested in joining in the team, or the Open Synchro Team "Finesse".
THEATRE ON ICE TEAM - MELBOURNE STARS
For levels Freeskate 1 and above aged under 15 years.
The Youth Theatre on Ice Team have compete at the National Federation Challenge Canberra and are two times Gold Medalist (2013 and 2014) They have also competed at other competitions such as the Crystal Challenge.
The 2014 Team are training under the instruction of Olympian and former men’s National champion Cameron Medhurst. Skaters Freeskate 1 and above are welcome to join the subject to available places.-
ADULT COFFEE CLUB
Mondays at 9:30am to 10:30am. Adult Coffee Club is open to Adults over the age of 18 who are skating at an Adult 3 level and above. This class includes free public skating on the day of the class, and focuses on edges, turns and general skating skills in a fun and social way. This class will be running on a drop-in only basis. The primary instructor for this class is Dorothy Bisset, however, other instructors may substitute the class from time to time - $22 per class
For more information, help with booking
or general enquires please contact us at:
(03) 8631 3997
Programs Refund Policy
A full or partial refund will be issued if:
1. Medibank Icehouse is unable to provide the program that the participant originally paid for due to lack of demand, technical issues or rescheduling.
2. Severe injury or illness prevents the participant from beginning or completing the full program.
Full or partial credit will be issued if:
1. Minor injury or illness prevents the participant from beginning or completing the full program.
2. The participant is not suited for the particular program they’ve registered for, and is moved to another program. In this case, the credit from the original program will be used to fund the new program.
Refund or credit will not be issued in cases in which:
1. The participant is not interested in completing the program.
2. The participant’s availability changes, and they are unable to complete the program.
3. The participant engages in abusive, immoral or disruptive behavior towards Medibank Icehouse staff or visitors, and is dismissed from the venue.