|Who can take private lessons?
|Anyone! Skaters from beginner through to the highest competitive level can and do benefit from private instruction.
|Why private lessons?
Skaters choose private instructions for a variety of reasons. Here are a few!
- to help CanSkaters progress through the CanSkate program more quickly
- to help skaters understand and develop his/her strengths
- to target and improve areas of weakness
- to assist skaters entering the StarSkate Canada test program
- to assist skaters through the StarSkate Canada test program
- for competitive skaters who wish to compete at recreational levels or higher
|How / when are private lessons offered?
|Private lessons may be taught on Junior thru to Senior sessions as well as morning ice.
(See package for program times)
|How much do private lessons cost?
|Private coaching fees range depending upon a number of variables including:
- the coaches level of expertise
- the coaches area or discipline of expertise
- the coaches years of experience
- the coaches level of certification with NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program)
- Most lessons rates range between $8.00 to $15.00 per 15 min lesson
| How do I choose a private coach?
| - Ask around! Do you know someone who has a child taking private lessons?
- Call potential coaches to arrange an interview.
- Conduct an informal one over the phone.
- Come out and watch a private lesson session…
- See the skaters and coaches in action. (see package for program times)
- Choose a coach with the teaching and coaching abilities that fits with your child.