An introductory beginning speed skating class techniques for skaters after they have learned the basic skating fundamentals in Basic Skills 1–4*. These techniques include basic positions, edges, turns, starts, and speed development. Class meets for 30 minutes prior to a 30 minute practice session. Skate rental included.
*Skaters must be proficient in forward strokes, forward crossovers, and forward edges. Contact Skating Director, Nick Kraft, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-404-3143 to arrange an evaluation.
USFS Speed Curriculum: http://www.usfsa.org/Content/SpeedCurriculum.pdf
No previous speed skating experience is necessary. The curriculum listed is designed to help introduce the principles involved with the discipline of speed skating. The Mid-South Ice House Speed Skating class will introduce basic fundamentals as well as beginning speed skating techniques for skaters. These techniques include basic positions, edges, turns, starts and speed development.