- This event has passed.
Grassroots to Champions 2018
April 14, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Audrey Weisiger, Nick Perna, Doug Webster
Friday-Saturday, April 13-14, 2018
1240 Soldiers Field Road, Boston
Saturday, April 14th, 7am-3:30pm
Online registration closes April 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
HP1240 Members $125
Registration Deadline: Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
Limited space available. Early registration is strongly recommended!
Grassroots to Champions seminars teach figure skaters and their coaches how to develop from the first steps on the ice into championship-caliber competitors.
G2C’s world-class faculty combine on and off-ice exercises with group discussion and a focus on technique to help skaters become true champions with “the total package.”
- Jumps, from singles and doubles to triples and quads
- On-ice jumping for correct air positions
- Correct take-off prints and landings
- Alignment of body position
- Proper equipment fitting
- How to prepare for competition
- Conditioning the body for skating at the elite level
- How to create “the total package”
- Becoming “a skater in full bloom”
Skaters must be Pre-preliminary free skate test level or higher and must be able to land a single loop jump or higher to participate.
There are no refunds after the registration deadline.
Friday, April 13th, 10:20am through 6:10pm, 25-minute sessions.
Seminar attendees can submit their private lesson requests during registration. Priority will be given to the skaters attending the seminar. Those not attending the seminar can request private lessons by emailing Simon Shnapir at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Audrey K. Weisiger -Founder and President of G2C
A two-time U.S. Olympic Team coach, Audrey was given the highest award in the industry when she was named PSA and U.S. Figure Skating Coach of the Year in 1999. She has her PSA World Coach Ranking and is Master Rated in Figures and Freestyle.
Audrey specializes in elite training for singles competitors and choreography. She is currently mentor to a number of developing elite coaches. Audrey was the keynote speaker for the 2000 & 2003 PSA Conferences and the 2005 & 2006 Canadian Coaches Conferences.
She has served on the Board of Directors for the PSA and for various U.S. Figure Skating committees, as well as the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). As a member of USOC’s “Developing Young Champions” subcommittee, she has organized and directed numerous G2C seminars.
Nick is a PSA Master Rated freestyle coach and jumping pole expert. A former pairs skater, Nick has carved out a niche in the sport with his unique training device, earning him the moniker, “The Fishing Pole Guy.” Two-time US Champion Michael Weiss and Olympic Champion Sarah Hughes are among the many users of his harness.
Doug is the Artistic Director of Ice Dance International; has worked as a choreographer with Stars On Ice, Disney On Ice, Holiday On Ice, and the Ice Theatre of New York, where he also served as Artistic Director.
Registration for Member Programs, Dinners and Events is limited to members of The Skating Club of Boston. Seminars and Public Programs are open to the figure skating community.
Current and future member events and public programs are listed on the following pages. Please continue to check back for updates and new events.