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OIC Elite Clinic Summer 2023


Registration opens at 5:00AM on Monday, April 17th

Private Lesson Registration Closes July 5th

Tuesday 08/01 - Sunday 08/06 2023

Paired with a WFSC Test Session on August 6th. Test Registration will open on June 1st. Register to test here: Membership Welcome Page (entryeeze.com)


Camp private lessons are available to skaters of all levels.  Classes require a minimum level of Learn to Skate FS skills, and are recommended for a minimum of FS 2 or above, however all FS level skaters are welcome with the understanding that some instruction may be above their ability level.  Classes will be divided into levels with an upper level class for skaters working on double jumps, upper level moves/ dance/ etc.  ALL AGES ARE WELCOME!

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Elite Clinic Coach Information

Alex Gamelin: Dance Partner, Moves in the Field  $50 /30 mins, $60/ 30 minutes Pre-Gold/ Gold, $70/ 30 mins International

Alex is  an Olympic and World Championships competitor, and two-time South Korean National Ice Dance Champion. He is also a former Team USA competitor and a USFS Triple Gold Medalist in Free Dance, Pattern Dance, and MIF. He has trained under 1994 & 1998 Olympic Champion, Evgeny Platov, and most recently, under the coaching team lead by world[1]renowned ice dance coach and choreographer, Igor Shpilband. Alex has been coaching since 2008 and has worked with students from their very first steps in the Learn to Skate Program to world ranked international competitors. He has helped his students achieve USFS Gold Medal status in Pattern Dance and MIF. Alex is available for partnering female skaters through Gold and International dances.

Vitaly Nikiforov: Dance Partner  $45/30 mins through Golds $50/30 mins for Internationals

Vitaliy is a former member of the Ukrainian National Team. He competed in two Junior Grand Prix (Romania 2007, Croatia 2009) as well as two Winter World University Games  (2011 and 2013.) In 2014, he earned the spot as the reserve for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.  Vitaliy started his coaching career while he was competing in Ukraine. He worked with future Olympians and Worldwide skaters to perfect their skating skills and grow as professional International figures skaters. After sixteen years of competing, Vitaliy continued to take his skating to the professional level as a principle show skater. He skated with Disney On Ice for five years as an ice dancer and a pair skater. Vitaliy is passionate about bringing his wide knowledge of figure skating training and technique to other figure skaters, helping them achieve power in their skating, quality in their edge work, and the confidence to go as far as they would like to in their figure skating career. He specializes in ice dance, moves in the field, skating skills and hockey skills.   Vitaly is available for partnering female skaters through Gold and International dances beginning Thursday.

Nico Osseland: Beginner-Senior Moves, Free Skate, and Pairs, Choreography  $50 /30 mins

Nico is an Olympian and French National Medalist, as well as Junior National Champion.  He earned a degree in Instruction of Sports from the INSEP in Paris, France and now has 18 years of coaching experience.   Nico has coached skaters into becoming National Gold Medalist as well as skaters who have qualified for the  Junior Grand Prix, the European Championships, Junior Worlds, and Worlds.  In addition to coaching elite athletes, he also enjoys coaching tots as well as adults.  Nico enjoys working with choreography as teaching all aspects of figure skating.

Peter Biver: Beginner-Senior Moves, Free Skate, & Pairs, Choreography, Pole Harness  $50 /30 mins

Peter is a U.S. National & International coach. He is a former National competitor, 3-time sectional competitor, and is also a 6-time U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalist in Moves, Freestyle, Pairs, Compulsory Dance, Partnered Free Dance & Solo Free Dance.  Specializing in jump technique and the pole harness, Peter offers the highest-level instruction in all aforementioned disciplines to determined skaters of all ages and abilities. He is the coach of multiple USFS Gold Medalists in Moves, Freestyle, Pairs, and Dance as well as Regional, Sectional, National, and International Competitors. Peter follows a holistic approach to coaching by focusing on the complete development of each skater's personal potential as an athlete and artist.  Peter is available for partnering female skaters through Gold Dances.

Allye Ritt: Moves in the Field, Free Skate, Dance and Partnering   $35 /30 mins

Allye is a 7-time U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalist in Moves, Freestyle, Pairs, Compulsory Dance, Solo Dance, Partnered Free Dance, & Solo Free Dance.  She is also an International Dance Medalist and a Skate Canada Gold Dance Medalist and former international performer for Disney on Ice.  She is a PSA Master Rated coach and has coached skaters to becoming USFS Gold Medalists in four different disciplines. Allye has nearly a decade of Middle/ High School teaching experience and uses her training in education to drive her coaching philosophy.  She is also the author of the new juvenile fiction series "Taking the Ice" for young figure skaters.  Allye is also available for partnering male skaters through Gold dances.   

Tara Stamm: Choreography, Moves in the Field, Dance   $50 /30 mins

Tara Stamm is an International Choreographer and National Coach. She is a Dancer, Movement Consultant and Analyst and holds a Bachelor’s in Dance and a Master’s in Dance/Movement Therapy. Tara is a USFS Technical Specialist in both Singles and Ice Dance and a 2-time USFS Gold Medalist in Ice Dance and Moves in the Field. She has been integrating her knowledge of Laban Movement Analysis with figure skating and teaches techniques specializing in how the body moves through time, weight, and space, to enhance the full body potential on the ice. She is an IJS components coach specializing in all 3 categories- and works closely with the athletes to educate, develop and improve their performance to maximize their score. Tara is the Artistic Director of the newly formed company Ice Theatre-Milwaukee. She was a principle skater with Ice Theatre of New York, and was the Founder and Artistic Director of Minnesota Ice Theatre.  Available Friday and Saturday

Dana Hall: Strength and Flexibility Training    $35 /30 mins

Dana Hall is a USFS Triple Gold Medalist in Moves, Dance, and Solo Free Dance and is a former Team USA and World Team member for synchronized skating. She is currently the Director of Skating and Head Synchronized & Figure Skating Coach at Adrian College in Adrian, MI. This past season she coached the Senior and Collegiate Varsity Synchronized Skating Teams, as well as the Varsity Figure Skating team. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Dana has over five years of experience as a Fitness Coach in group and individual settings. She has also worked with multiple synchronized skating teams/clubs as a strength and flexibility coach. Dana will be teaching our strength and conditioning off-ice classes and is also available for private off-ice sessions to help skaters develop fitness regimens that will lead them to success on the ice.  Available for off-ice lessons on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and on-ice synchro-development lessons on Saturday

 

 

Alyssa Zajdel, PhD CMPC: Sports Psychology    $75 /30 mins

Alyssa Zajdel, PhD is a licensed psychologist and Certified Mental Performance Consultant. She received her PhD in Counseling Psychology in 2020 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Alyssa has been working with athletes and high performers since 2019 in a variety of settings including D1 collegiate athletics and private practice. As a former youth skater and current adult skater, she is eager to help figure skaters take their skating to the next level through mental skill development. Alyssa will be teaching our group classes focusing on managing performance anxiety and goal setting, as well as our parent class.  She will also be offering private sessions and recommends the following topics to skaters: Setting Goals, Increasing Motivation, Overcoming Injury, Improving Your Mindset, Recovering from Mistakes, Incorporating Mindfulness, Harnessing Strengths. Alyssa will be available on Thursday and Saturday.

Join Us For Group Classes!

Daily Camp – 90 minutes of both on-ice and off-ice classes to help skaters reach their goals:

Skater levels will be determined by highest jump and current Moves/ Dance levels.  Skaters may find themselves in the high group for Free Skate and the Low group for Artistry and Edge classes or vice versa pending their current levels.  In addition, this year's camp will start on Tuesday and will feature sports psychology offerings for skaters hoping to learn how to put their best foot forward in their performances!

 

Class Bundle: $225 ($100 savings!) Includes 5 on-ice classes, 5 off-ice classes, and one sports psych parent class

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Purchase classes individually for $35 on-ice or $25 off-ice