Skate Canada has adjusted the evaluation process for Regional Coach certification. This change in process has been made to further support coach development and prepare coaches for success through the pathway. Coaches will now follow these steps when they are ready to complete the Regional Coach certification process: Coaches must enroll in “Regional Coach Certified […]
The ISU Program Component Chart Singles & Pair Skating and Ice Dance contains important information related to Program Components including definitions of each as well as verbiage to help inform ranges for application of each component.
The ISU Technical Panel Handbook – Singles Skating contains important technical information related to the identification of elements and levels of difficulty for Singles.
The ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules, Singles & Pair Skating and Ice Dance contains rules that govern the delivery of competitions sanctioned by the ISU, including the program requirements of Junior and Senior categories in these disciplines.
The CanSkate Coach pathway has been refreshed to follow the new pathway structure as per the NCCP Streamline initiative that was communicated last November. A new refreshed CanSkate Coach course is now being delivered as of March 2019. As we transition out of the old CanSkate Pathway, coaches who took the course prior to February […]
With the implementation of STAR 6 – Gold assessment program September 1, 2019, the following updates to test requirements for Competitive Ice Dance categories have been approved. These updates will be included in revisions to Skate Canada Competition Program Requirements – Competitive Rule 3, with the updated version posted July 1, 2019. Pre-Juvenile Current Requirements […]
In conjunction with the implementation of STAR 6-Gold, training requirements on the new content and standards have been outlined for existing evaluators and coach assessors (Skills). Training requirements based on current qualifications are outlined below. Following the successful completion of the training requirements and application for promotion outlined above, evaluators and coach assessors will be […]
As part of Skate Canada’s review of our qualifying structure and in consultation with all sections, it has been decided that the National Summer Series will no longer serve as a method of qualification for Challenge effective the 2019-2020 season. National Summer Series events will remain an important part of the competition structure as we […]
The ISU has published Communication 2239 which contains important technical information for Ice Dance related to the following and to take effect for the 2019-2020 Season: Pattern Dances for International Competitions 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 […]
The Provincial Coach pathway will be the next and last context to be updated in Skate Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program. Revisions will begin summer 2019 with implementation in spring/summer 2020. If you are currently in the Provincial Coach pathway or are interested in starting this level of NCCP, we encourage you to see and […]