DSC_7082 Credit M. MongSpeed Skating Performance

Speed Skate Performance is designed to improve skating efficiency, develop sport specific strengths and support individual training goals.  The program is delivered with a consistent daily approach to improving athletic performance.  Individual feedback is provided under the direct supervision of the Head Coach, Short Track Legacy Program.

  • Supporting the Performance Pathway for BC speed skaters
  • Building supportive relationships with BC coaches
  • Providing access to an Integrated Support Team (sport medical, nutrition, strength and conditioning, sport psychology)
  • Host of the BC Speed Skating Academy Program in partnership with the BC Speed Skating Association
  • Partner with Speed Skating Canada

Speed Skating Recruitment

Recruitment opportunities are available to highly motivated athletes 14-17yrs with a strong desire to perform at the National level.  Participation in an Open Recruitment session is based on natural athleticism and the current ability to skate fast (hockey or figure skates).

Athletes with high test scores are invited to an on-ice speed skating trial to assess skating aptitude on speed skates.  Athletes who score well during the skating aptitude tests are enrolled in an intensive 10 week fast-track training program.

Successful completion of fast-track training earns athletes a spot in the Speed Skate Performance program with the following goals.

  • Participation in a high calibre regional speed skating event within 8 months
  • Provincial identified skater within 12 months
  • National level speed skating competition participant within 18 months

Talk to Coach

Should you have any questions about this or any other speed skating programs, please contact David Morrison directly at dmorrison@richmondoval.ca or phone 604.809.1668

Programs

Performance Training 2017- 2018

Speed Skate Performance is designed to improve skating efficiency, develop sport specific strengths and support individual training goals. The program is delivered with a consistent daily approach to improving athletic performance. Individual feedback is provided under the direct supervision of the Head Coach, Short Track Legacy Program. Monthly and weekly rates available

Age Dates Days Time Price #of sessions Registration
13-25 Sept 5-Mar 23 Mon-Fri 7:30am-9am $2750 134 Register*
13-25 May 7-Aug 24 Mon-Fri 4:30pm-6:30pm $1650 78 Register

 

*The fall session is underway but we still have space in our program. Please email Dave for more details.

Competitions

The Richmond Olympic oval has a primary goal of providing quality racing opportunities for the developing Junior and Neo-Senior Short Track athlete. To be eligible participants have to be Junior Cor up (born before July 1st 2003, Junior ISU). Speed times required for entry 500m, 100m, 1500m

Competition Age Dates Days Price Registration
Western Elite 2 14+ Dec 15-17 Fri-Sun $76.19 Register
Western T2T 11-16 Dec 16-17 Sat-Sun $76.19 Register