HP1240: Fueling for Optimal Health and Performance Seminar


HP1240 Seminar FlierHello and thank you to all who attended our first HP1240 seminar, “Fueling for Optimal Health and Performance.” I am very pleased with the turn-out and I have heard nothing but rave reviews about our guest dietician Laura Moretti. Laura brought a young and energetic approach to nutrition and understanding how to better fuel our bodies before, during and after skating and exercise.

Laura comes to us from Boston Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Division. Her expertise working with figure skaters and ballet dancers really helped our skaters and parents understand the importance of proper nutrition and gave them the tools as well as tips and tricks to eating better and feeling better both on and off the ice. Proper nutrition is good not only for our overall health, but for increasing energy on the ice, speeding up recovery time, building stronger muscles and bones and even injury prevention. Staying ahead of injuries is one of the biggest challenges for young athletes and good nutrition is a one of many great ways to do so.

One notable part of the seminar that really resonated with the skaters was equating proper nutrition timing to putting gas in a car. Without putting gas in first, the car will not work or move. Once you put gas in the car, you have to continue putting more in to keep the car going. Another important detail was balancing carbohydrate, protein and fat intake in our diet. An athlete’s plate has a proper mix of each and the proportions change during different times in the season or during competitions.

Lora MorettiWe are very happy to say that Laura has joined the club as an HP1240 Service Provider and she is available for private one-on-one consultations. She can be reached at:

Laura Moretti, MS RD CSSD LDN
Boston Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Division
Phone: 781-216-2880
Email: laura.moretti@childrens.harvard.edu
Web: childrenshospital.org/sports

You can also find her information as well as that of our other service providers on the High Performance Service Providers page under Club Programs.

Thank you again for attending and for your feedback and we hope you will enjoy some of the seminars we have coming up in the near future.

Simon Shnapir
Director, HP1240, The Skating Club of Boston


Coaching Announcement

February 10, 2017

Evgenia Shishkova and Vadim NaumovI am pleased to announce that Evgenia Shishkova and Vadim Naumov have accepted the Club’s invitation to join our staff of professional coaches. They will be relocating to the Club from Simsbury, CT in early March, and working with students at every level in both singles, pairs and moves in the field.

By way of background, Genia and Vadim competed as a pairs team representing Russia. They are the 1994 World Pair Champions, and the 1996 Grand Prix Series Final Champions. They are also two-time World medalists, five-time European medalists and two-time Olympians, as well as the 1998 World Professional Champions. Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, they became partners in marriage in 1995, and emigrated to the United States in 1998. They have coached as a team in Simsbury, CT since moving to the United States, and among their current students is their son, Maxim Naumov, winner of the Novice Men’s title at the recent 2017 U.S. Championships in Kansas City. Past students include 2005 U.S. Pair Champions Katie Orscher and (current Club coach) Garrett Lucash.

I hope you will join me in welcoming Genia and Vadim to the Club’s coaching staff once they are here in March! Until then, they may be reached at vadimnaumov@hotmail.com.


Doug Zeghibe
Executive Director

Member Notice: Proposed Changes to Club Rules

The Board of Directors is considering changes to its Club Rules, with revised wording throughout and the addition of a new rule, GCR 14.

Please click here to review the current rules and the proposed changes. If you have any comments or questions, please register them directly at the same link by March 9, 2017 at 12:00pm. The board will be further reviewing and voting on these proposed changes at its March 15, 2017 meeting, and will consider all membership comments received by that date when evaluating the merits of the proposed changes.

Schedule Changes and Upcoming Events

Ice Chips Rehearsals
Please check the Club calendar for Ice Chips rehearsal times. Club Ice on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons will now be shared with the cast.

HP1240 Registration & Seminar
The Club’s new high performance program is open for skater registration and is hosting its first seminar in February. Find out more at scboston.org/hp1240.

Dinners, Events & Seminars
Stay up to date on all Club activities by frequently checking the Club Calendar and Dinners and Events Page on the Club’s web site.

HP1240 Seminar: Fueling for Optimal Health and Performance

HP1240 Seminar FlierWith Laura Moretti, MS RD CSSD LDN
Boston Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Division

Saturday, February 11, 2017
1240 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA
Club lounge

Open to parents and skaters ages 8 and up.

This clinic focuses on nutritional strategies to improve overall athletic performance by addressing pre, during and post practice fueling, daily nutrition, hydration strategies, and the negative impact under fueling has on an athlete’s health and performance.

Register Today!


Good Luck to the U.S. Championships Competitors!

2017 U.S. Championships competitors

The Club proudly wishes the best of luck to all Club members competing at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships!

For the latest schedules and results, visit icenetwork.com.


Juvenile Pair
January 14, 2017 4:25pm

Claire Fleming & Jack Liu
Emilina Jarvis & Damian Jarvis

Intermediate Ladies
Short: January 14, 2017 8:10pm, Free: January 15, 2017 2:20pm

Emilia Murdock

Intermediate Men
Short: January 14, 2017 6:40pm, Free: January 15, 2017 10:30am

Philip Baker

Intermediate Pair
Short: January 14, 2017 9:40pm, Free: January 15, 2017 3:55am

Cate Fleming & Jedidiah Isbell

Intermediate Dance
Free: January 15, 2017 12:05pm

TJ Carey and partner Anna Pettersson

Novice Ladies
Short: January 16, 2017 10:50am, Free: January 17, 2017 9:35am

Analise Gonzalez

Junior Ladies
Short: January 18, 2017 7:00pm, Free :January 20, 2017 9:30am

Emmy Ma

Senior Ladies
Short: January 19, 2017 9:05pm, Free: January 21, 2017 7:30pm

Rebecca Peng
Megan Wessenberg

Senior Men
Short: January 20, 2017 8:30pm, Free: January 22, 2017 2:00pm

Ross Miner
Kevin Shum

Senior Pair
Short: January 19, 2017 5:00pm, Free: January 21, 2017 11:00am

Marissa Castelli & Mervin Tran
Alexandria Shaughnessy & James Morgan

Senior Dance
Short: January 20, 2017 6:00pm, Free: January 21, 2017 1:00pm

 Colin McManus and partner Anastasia Cannuscio

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