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Pre Season Prep – Nine

December 27, 2010 by  
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Choosing Competitions: Choosing competitions is relatively simple but should always be discussed with your coach. First determine whether you will compete under the ISI ( Ice Skating Institute ) or the USFS ( United States Figure Skating ) organization. Refer to a previous post, what is the difference between ISI and USFS.  http://www.icetalentinc.com/2010/10/11/what-is-the-di…n-usfs-and-isi/ ISI has […]

Pre Season Prep- Eight

December 13, 2010 by  
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            Today I got schooled in why off-ice training is so important. I had always known that it was a good thing to do, it helped with coordination and reinforcing what one has learned on the ice. I did it as a part of my training, but I really didn’t […]

Pre Season Prep – Seven

December 13, 2010 by  
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BOOTS AND BLADES: Ahhh, wintertime has come to the Midwest! The snow is falling, the wind is howling, and you have to be aware of wayward snowballs flying past your face! It’s time to grab a scarf and hot tea on your way to practice. The rink is freezing and I know that I always […]

Shining Stars Support Chicago Sports Teams

December 13, 2010 by  
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Shining  Stars Show Support of Chicago Sports Teams “IceTalent Inc was pleased to have such an adorable up and coming team at Wrigley Field to help with opening day. There was quite a bit of snow and it took alot of muscle to push through it all.”   The Shining Stars Synchronized Skating Team was […]

Pre Season Prep-Six

December 6, 2010 by  
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Scheduling: This session is about   scheduling  your on and off ice practice times. Before we talk about anything  else ,  we want to stress the importance of consistency. It is far better to spend a little time on the ice everyday than to spend several hours one day and then be off for three or […]

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