NCCP CanSkate Coach Participant Guidelines

The following information will define the expectations of all Coach participants before, during and after a NCCP CanSkate Coach Course. BEFORE THE COURSE Required pre-requisites: Must be a Skate Canada registrant Must be at least 15 years of age Must have passed one complete STAR 5 assessment If you do not meet the assessment requirements, please […]

2022-2023 Season Domestic and ISU Technical Clarifications

Singles Pre-Juvenile, Juvenile and STAR 6 – Repeated Jump Type The program requirements for Pre-Juvenile, Juvenile and STAR 6 state that only one jump type may be repeated. The jump types are Toe Loop, Salchow, Loop, Flip, Lutz and Axel. For example, a 1T, 2T, 3T and 4T are all part of the jump type […]

CanSkate 2022-2023 Season Reminders and Updates

The CanSkate Resource Guide (manual) is in the process of being updated. The refresh will include updated circuits and lesson plans, increased safety focus, updated language, updated delivery standards etc. This update is targeted to be ready for the 2023-2024 season. As further information becomes available this will be communicated to all stakeholders. The following […]

2022-2026 Strategic Plan Support Material

To help communicate and create awareness regarding Skate Canada’s direction during the next quadrennial, Skate Canada has produced support material to accompany its Strategic Plan. A poster of the 2022-2026 Strategic Plan has been created for clubs and schools to post on their bulletin boards, display cases, web sites, in their club/school offices, and in […]

STAR 2022-2023 Season Reminders

Program Components: The STAR 1- 4 Events and STAR 1-Gold Assessments will remain with the existing criteria and materials for this season. These materials and trainings are being reviewed, and updates will be communicated as they become available. The Program Components and related factors are updated for those STAR, Adult and Special Olympic categories using […]

2022-2023 ISU Technical Panel Handbooks & Communications – Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating

The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Ice Dance Skating 2022-2023 Technical Panel Handbook Synchronized Skating 2022-2023 Please note that ISU Communication 2501 – Synchronized Skating – difficulty groups of elements, features, and additional features (replaces 2482), is also now available.

NCCP Certification Deadlines

Due to the high volume of NCCP multi-sport modules and evaluation portfolios being requested at this time, Skate Canada is extending the certification deadline from August 31, 2022 to December 31, 2022 for the following NCCP coach pathways.      NCCP CanSkate Coach NCCP CanPowerSkate Coach NCCP Regional Coach Please note: The above certification deadline change applies […]