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Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion

SU Skating School

At Tennity we offer skating lessons taught by professional instructors for a variety of ages and abilities. The Tennity program follows the guidelines of the Ice Skating Institute (ISI) for lessons and testing. The ISI concept ensures enjoyable and relaxing skating while providing a practical approach to mastering the skills of skating. Click on the links for more information and applications.
*All SU Skating School participants must be affiliated with Syracuse University (alumni, faculty, staff, student, dependent)

Schedule

Spring 2014

Saturdays: March 22nd - April 26th.

Icercise
Like to skate? Looking for a new way to exercise? Icersise is for you.

Spring 2014

Thursdays: 4:45-5:45pm, Feb 6th - April 3rd.

 

Class Descriptions

Tots I, II, III, IV
(ages 3-5)*Instruction with learning to fall and recover correctly. Balance and self confidence are stressed. A beginner who has never skated belongs in Tot I.
Adult Beginner Adults only. Adult I is for the beginner. Adult II is for the skater with some basic knowledge of skating. Pre-Alpha* For the skater with
some basic knowledge of skating. One and two-foot glide, forward and
backward swizzles, and backward
wiggles are taught.
Alpha (Basic) For the
skater who has passed Pre-Alpha or has done some crossovers (left and right). Snow plow stop, beginning forward spiral, and two-foot spins are taught.
Delta (Pre-Freestyle)
Inside 3 turns, forward outside and
inside edges, lunge, shoot-the-duck, and bunny hops are taught.
Beta (Intermediate) For
the skater who has passed Alpha or has beginning knowledge of backward
connecting skating. Backward skating, backward crossovers (left and right), and T-stops are taught.
Gamma (Advanced)
Mohawks (left and right), outside 3
turns, hockey stops, and beginning waltz jumps are taught.
Freestyle I-V For the skater who has passed Delta. Beginning jumps and spins are taught.

Hockey Skills*
Designed to teach the basic skating
skills to prepare for team play. Must be able to balance and move across rink on own.


 

 

 

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