Provincial Coach Accreditation for Sectional Championships

For the current 2021-2022 competitive season, the following NCCP statuses in the Locker will be accepted for accreditation purposes of pre-novice events at Sectional Championships: Provincial Coach in-training Provincial Coach trained Provincial Coach certified Regional Coach certified and completion completion of the multi-sport modules as listed on the Provincial Coach pathway. These temporary permissions are in place […]

Virtual/On-Line Coaching Overview

Delivery Guidelines Introduction: Skate Canada continuously evolves the coaching practice in support of skater development and to enhance overall sport participation. A recent survey to coaches indicated that virtual/on-line training this past season benefitted the overall fitness growth of skaters and better prepared them for on-ice training demands. While it is a personal decision and […]

ISU Updates for the 2021-2022 Season

The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Singles and Pairs are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Singles Skating 2021-2022 Technical Panel Handbook Pairs Skating 2021-2022 The ISU Technical Panel and Referee Handbooks for Synchronized Skating are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Synchronized Skating 2021-2022 Referee Handbook Synchronized Skating 2021-2022 ISU […]

Rule Book Updates Effective July 1st, 2021

The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2021-2022 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Competition Program Requirements Competitive: updated requirements for 2021-2022 season; age extensions for 2021-2022 season STAR: updated pattern dances Adult: updated pattern dances Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions Housekeeping Update to fall deductions for synchronized […]

Juvenile (all disciplines) & Pre-Juvenile (Pairs) Age Extensions 2021-2022 Season

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed on daily training, Skate Canada is extending the upper age of the following categories for the 2021-2022 season only: Juvenile Singles U15: must not have reached the age of 15 by July 1st preceding the competition. Pre-Juvenile Pairs: must not have reached the age of 15 […]

ISU Updates for the 2021-2022 Season

Please note the following documents from the ISU for the 2021-2022 season: Communication #2253 – Scale of Values Singles and Pairs*2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2256 – Scale of Values Ice Dance*2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2393 – Ice Dance Requirement for Technical Rules Communication #2371 – Ice Dance Requirements for technical rules Communication #2334 – Singles and […]

First Aid Expiry during COVID – Update (3)

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 December 31, 2021 to update Skate Canada with a valid first aid certificate. Extension dates will be visible in the Membership Site through […]