Ice Skating Lessons Assessment Guide
If you are registering in a level other than level 1, you must have accomplished all the skills for the previous level. Please bring your previous Report Card with you to the first class. You may be asked to withdraw or transfer if you do not register in the correct level.
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Preschool 1: Limited or no experience on the ice, cannot stand up on ice unassisted.
Preschool 2: Stand up on ice unassisted, walk on ice with skates.
Preschool 3: Skate across the ice, glide on 2 feet for 1/2 meter, scrape ice and backwards step.
Preschool 4: Can stop, glide for two meters and do five skulls forward.
Preschool 5/6: Can glide on one foot for 1/2 meter, can skate backwards, can stop with either left or right foot.
Child 1: Limited or no experience on the ice, cannot stand up on ice unassisted.
Child 2: Can stand up on ice unassisted, skate across the ice and step/skate backward.
Child 3: Glide on two feet for 1 meter, snowplow stop and sculling.
Child 4: Half snowplow stop with left & right foot, backwards scull and forward single scull.
Child 5: Forward circle thrusts both directions, backward C push, backward snowplow stop.
Child 6/7: Forward crossovers, backward circle thrusts, backward stops and can use outside edges.
Beginner 1: No skills.
Beginner 2: Can stop going forward, can glide 2 meters, can balance on one foot for 1/2 meter.
Intermediate/Advanced: Can skate backwards, can stop forwards, can glide for two meters forward and backwards, can balance on one foot for 2 meters.