Warmly welcome

We would like to warmly invite you to our Figure skating Autumn camp 2024 (14.10 -18.10.) in Peurunka, in Central Finland. For the athletes, we are offering different practice packages for the different levels.

We have following groups:

  1. Junior / Senior (minimum 2 A & 1-2 triple jumps)
  2. Intermediate novice / Advanced novice until 15 years (minimum all double jumps and working on 2 A & triple jumps)
  3. Junior B / Senior B (double jumps & working on 2 A & triple jumps)
  4. Basic Novice / Novice B (double Jumps & working on 2 A & triple jumps)
  5. Chicks /Novice C (single jumps, axel and practicing /or including double jumps)
  6. Pre-chicks until age of 10 years (only single jumps and/or including single axel and practicing double jumps)
  7. Late starters group 11 years-17 years (only single jumps and/or including single axel and practicing double jumps)
  8. Development Group 3-5 years old kids (skating school level and do NOT need support on the ice, practicing basic skating, basic positions, starting to do the first jumps and spins.)

Practice

Duration & amount of the practice per week

Groups 1 – 5:

  • Technique on ice, includes steps and spins (10 x 50 min)
  • Skating Skills / Expression (5 x 50 min)
  • Dancing / ballet / dance workout (5 x 50 min)
  • Athletics (5 x 50 min)

Group 6-7:

  • Technique on ice, includes steps and spins (10 x 50 min)
  • Dancing / ballet / dance workout (5 x 50 min)
  • Athletics (5 x 50 min)

Group 8:

  • Technique on ice, includes steps and spins (5 x 50 min)
  • Athletics (5 x 50 min)


The size of the groups for technique training on ice, will be max. 6 athletes per coach. The minimum size of each group is 4. If there are fewer than 4 entries, we can not offer that group in the camp.

Prices per group:

Group 1 -5:

  • 1 Week: 550,00€
  • Daily packages 125,00€ per day

Group 6-7:

  • 1 Week: 420,00€
  • Daily packages 100,00€ per day

Group 8:

  • 1 week: 190,00€
  • Daily packages 40,00€ per day

The prices include 100€ (40€ just for group 8) registration fee (non-refundable) which will be charged directly after the entry form has been filled out. For the daily packages we have just limited spots available! After the registration you will get informed if you got the spot.

In addition, we are offering following:

  • Private Coaching/Choreography on the ice and off-ice (You can book this also during the camp) (The price depends on the coach/choreographer (40,00€ – 80,00€)/50min). In addition, extra ice patch fee is charged (10,00 €/50min) for the privates and choreography lessons on the ice.

Important information

Accommodation

Accommodation needs to be booked separately and not incl. in the camp price.

We get some special offer from Peurunka Spa Hotel www.peurunka.fi.

You can book directly: peurunka@peurunka.fi

Insurance

All athletes must purchase health insurance (in the case you get injured or ill) for the camp. In addition, we recommend acquiring travel insurance as well. Please contact your own insurance companies.

Responsibility

The organizer is not held liable for you or your health on or off the ice. All skaters who are under the age of 18 years should travel with a parent or guardian. For emergency cases, we have a doctor, MD-PhD Valtter Virtanen, in the camp. He will take care of the first aid if something happens to you during the practice sessions and will bring you to the closest hospital, if necessary.

Cancellation

In case of cancellation, a written form is required. We will charge 50% of the booking when the written cancellation is done 01.09. – 30.09.2024. After 1.10.2024 we will charge 100% of the booking. We will not re-fund your payments if you get injured or sick, for this use your travel or health insurance.

For private coaching we will charge 100% of the booked patch and coaching fee if the cancellation occurs later than 48 hours before the planed session.

Other information

If you have allergies or medical conditions, please let us know. Your data will be treated confidentially.

How to get to Peurunka?

  • By car
  • By bus until Jyväskylä and then with the Bus 41 / or Taxi to Peurunka
  • By train until Jyväskylä train station and then with the Bus 41 or Taxi to Peurunka
  • By plane to Helsinki Airport (car or train to Jyväskylä and then with the Bus 41) or Jyväskylä Airport (just 20 min. by car or taxi away from Peurunka)

The drive from Helsinki takes between 3 1/2 and 4 hours.

Entry deadline for the camp: 31.08.24

Coaches

Best of the best

“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do.” — Kobe Bryant

Alina Mayer-Virtanen

Figure Skating coach

Alina Mayer-Virtanen is Master of Science in psychology. She was skating by herself for 24 years and represented Germany. The last few years of her skating career she skated at the international level in single skating. Alina is coaching single skating since 2013 in Oberstdorf-Germany and in Finland since 2017 as well. For the season 2024 & 2025 Alina is one of the responsible coaches for the area Middle-Finland and East Finland.

She speaks German, English and a bit of Finnish. 😉

Viveca Lindfors

Figure Skating coach

Viveca is working as a coach since 2020 in two different clubs and was part of several camps.

She won the bronze medal at the Europeans 2019. She won the Nordics championships 2018 and is the Finnish champion 2019.

Viveca speaks, finnish, english and a bit of russian.

Valtter Virtanen

Team Doctor and Allrounder

Valtter has participated in several European and World Championships in single skating. Valtter works part-time as a doctor for Keski-Suomen keskussairaala and Seppälääkärit in Jyväskylä. But his main focus is still on figure skating. He is team doctor of Jyp ice hockey.

Valtter Virtanen will support the team as well.

Valtter speaks Finnish, English, German and Swedish.

Isabella Piippo

Figure Skating Coach

Isabella has competed in figure skating over ten years. She ended competing last spring and continued coaching this fall in Peurunka Skating Academy Laukaa. She also coached earlier during her own career.

Isabella speaks Finnish and English.

Pipsa Tuppela

Dance teacher, choreograph

She (just available Mo-Thursday midday) is a dance teacher who graduated as Master of Arts at the Theatre School of Helsinki in 2017. She is working with figure skaters in different clubs around Finland, on- and off ice, sharing her passion for music and movement after her own figure skating hobby turned into professional dancing career. In her dance lessons focus is on holistic teaching methods and finding positive pedagogy ways to bring the best out of every athlete.

She will do dance classes and choreography in our camp. Of course you can book her like every coach in our camp for privat sessions.

Pipsa speaks Finnish, Swedish and English.

Monica Lindorfs

Choreographer

Monica had a career in both ice dance and single skating. In singles she competed up to junior level and in ice dance she achieved a medal in Finnish championships and participated in junior world championships.

She started her career as a choreographer in 2017 and has choreographed programs for skaters competing up to senior level including skaters of the finnish national team. She also works as a coach specializing in skating skills.

Monica is currently studying architecture at the University of Oulu.

Monica speaks Finnish and English.

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