The ISU has published an updated communication (2270) related to Synchronized Skating difficulty groups of elements (appendix A) and features and difficulty groups of additional features (appendix B) to take effect immediately. This replaces ISU Communication 2247 and the document indicates all changes by either underlining or crossing out. This is important information for officials […]
The ISU has published the following documents related to Singles and Pairs that are to take effect immediately: updated Technical Panel Handbooks for both Singles and Pairs. This is important information for coaches, technical panel officials and competitors. an updated deduction chart related to responsibility for application of deductions in Singles and Pair events. This […]
The ISU has published the following documents related to Ice Dance that are to take effect immediately: an updated Technical Panel Handbook. This is important information for coaches, technical panel officials and ice dance competitors. a second clarification Question and Answer document. It contains information related to the assessment of Choreographic Elements, Twizzles, Lifts, Step Sequence, […]
The CanPowerSkate Certified Evaluation Portfolio is now available through the eLearning site. The following coaches may enroll in this course to achieve their CanPowerSkate Certified Coach status: NCCP pathway: Coaches who have taken the new NCCP CanPowerSkate Course and have completed the required multi-sport modules. Challenge option: Coaches who hold a Skate Canada CanPowerSkate Coach […]
The new streamlined CanSkate Certified Evaluation Portfolio is now available through the eLearning site. The following coaches may enroll in this course to achieve their CanSkate Certified Coach status: Coaches who have taken the updated NCCP CanSkate Course, February 2019 onwards, AND have completed the required multi-sport modules Coaches who have taken the CanSkate Course […]
Please note that the training requirements for Artistic evaluators previously stated in the STAR 6-Gold Training Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors (posted on May 7, 2019) have changed. Existing evaluators who wish to become qualified in the Artistic discipline for STAR 6-Gold will only need to complete the STAR 6-Gold Training: Artistic eLearning […]
The Skate Canada 2019-2020 Singles, Pairs and Ice Dance Competitive Technical Requirements Guides are now available. (Note that there is a separate Technical Requirements Guide for Pattern Dances that provides requirements for all Pattern Dance events in STAR, Adult and Competitive). These guides provide a summary of technical requirements by category. Note that where Skate […]
The Skate Canada Ice Dance Pattern Dance Technical Requirements Guides is now available. This guide provides a summary of technical requirements by Pattern Dance and covers all dances in STAR, Adult and Competitive categories. Note that these guides provide a summary of items defined in Skate Canada and ISU Rules. These rules are the authoritative […]
An Info Centre Guide has been created that consolidates all sport technical documents in one place. The guide contains links to all Skate Canada and ISU documents that provide detail on requirements for all disciplines and categories that participate in Skate Canada competitions.
The ISU has published a clarification document specific to Ice Dance to take effect immediately. It contains information related to music requirements, Pattern Dance Type Step Sequence (Senior Rhythm Dance) and Pattern Dance elements (Junior and Senior Rhythm Dance).