ISU Communication 2371

The ISU has published Communication 2371 which contains important technical information for Ice Dance related to the following and to take effect for the 2021-2022 Season: Pattern Dances for International Competition Music Requirements for Pattern Dances for International Competitions Rhythms or themes, Required Elements (including Key Points and Key Point Features for Pattern Dance Elements) and guidelines […]

Challenge 2021 – Time Sheets

Although every effort is taken to ensure that this competition runs per the published schedule, from time to time the competition may run slightly ahead or behind. If the competition runs behind, every effort will be taken to return to the times as showing in published schedules. If the competition runs ahead, the competition will […]

NCCP Deadlines during COVID – Update

Due to the continuing challenges COVID-19 is presenting, all deadlines associated with NCCP certifications for CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and Regional have been extended until December 31, 2021 for those who are unable to access ice or skaters to complete their portfolio requirements.   Certified Portfolios Submissions will continue to be accepted during COVID through the eLearning […]

First Aid Expiry during COVID – Update

To accommodate the various phased-in approaches across the country, Skate Canada is providing a further extension for coaches to update their first aid requirements. Coaches whose first aid certificates expired during COVID-19 (after March 2020) will have an extension period until June 30, 2021 to update Skate Canada with a valid first aid certificate. Extension […]

Coach Eligibility Tool

Coaches must be in good standing prior to instructing at a club or skating school. All club and skating school administrators have access to the Coach Eligibility Tool through the Membership Site.  In addition to the Coach Eligibility Tool, a coach’s NCCP status must be verified by following the onscreen instructions from the coach eligibility screen. From the […]

Pairs: Group 1 Lift

The Pairs Technical Requirement Guide and Quick Reference Guide have been updated to reflect the revised ISU definition of a Group 1 Lift. Group 1 Lift – New hold variations allowed: Lift where Lady’s head remains up and she is lower than the man’s shoulder. Possible grips are Hand to Armpit, Hand to Arm, Hand […]

STAR 1-5 Update

The following provides an update for the STAR 1-5 program and STAR 1-5 Coach Assessor Training. STAR 1-5 Program Update The STAR 1-5 program has been updated to include the disciplines of Synchronized Skating (Synchro) and Artistic. A STAR 1-5 Guide has been created on the Info Centre for easy access to all materials and resources […]