Warmly welcome

We would like to warmly invite you to our Figure skating summer camps 2023 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 / Junior C (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)


Duration & amount of the practice per week

Group 1 – 5:

  • Technique on ice, includes steps and spins (10 x 50 min.)
  • Skating Skills / Expression (5 x 50 min.)
  • Dancing / ballet / dance workout (4 x 50 min.)
  • Athletics (5 x 50 min.)
  • Body recovery / Stretching / Yoga (4 x 50 min.)

Group 6:

  • Technique on ice, includes steps and spins (11 x 50 min.)
  • Dancing / ballet / dance workout (4 x 50 min.)
  • Athletics (5 x 50 min.)

Group 7:

  • Technique on ice, includes steps and spins, Pair elements (10 x 50 min.)
  • Skating Skills / Expression (5 x 50 min.)
  • Dancing / ballet / dance workout (4 x 50 min.)
  • Athletics for Pair skating (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 for that week(s).

Prices per group:


Group 1 -5:

  • 1 Week: 550,00 €
  • 2 Weeks: 1.050,00 €
  • 3 Weeks: 1.500,00 €

Group 6:

  • 1 Week: 400,00 €
  • 2 Weeks: 750,00
  • 3 Weeks: 1.050,00 €

The prices include 50€ registration fee (non-refundable) which will be charged directly after the entry form has been filled out.

In addition, we are offering following:

Extra offers:

  • Extra Ice/Patch / per day (just possible with a coach) + extra Coaching / Choreography costs (50 min./ 10,00 €)
  • Private Coaching on ice and off-ice (You can book this during the camp) (50 min./The price depends on the coach (50,00€ – 100,00€) excl. 10,00 € for the extra ice).
  • Extra Off-Ice at the group (Stretching, Body recover etc.) (50 min./ 10,00 €)

Jekaterina Nekrassova and Lorenzo Magri are making programs or polishing too. Jekaterina is available from 09.07 – 20.07.23 and Lorenzo from 09.07-14.07.23. For more information please contact us directly.

Important information

Registration and billing

The 50€ registration fee is non-refundable in any cases. By paying the registration fee within 14 days the registration is confirmed. The registration fee will be reduced from the total camp price. The final camp invoice will be sent 1.4.2023 . If the registration has been done after 1.4.2023 the camp invoice including the registration fee will be sent immediately after the registration


Accommodation needs to be booked separately and is 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


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.


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.


In case of cancellation, a written form is required. We will charge 50% of the booking when the written cancellation is done 01.04. – 30.04.2023. After 01.05.2023 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.

There is also a possibility to book massage and physiotherapy in the camp. Please contact us directly.

Skating equipment and sharpening.

Entry deadline for the camp is extended until 30.04.23. Please check the available spots in the entry form.


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 2022 & 2023 Alina is one of the responsible coaches for the area Middle-Finland and East Finland.

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

Maaret Siromaa

Figure Skating Coach

Maaret Siromaa (just available 02.07 – 07.07.23) has worked as a figure skating coach for over 40 years. She has been awarded several times as a coach – for example, the Association of Finnish Coaches has twice chosen Maaret as the best female coach of the year.

Maaret and her coaching team have coached numerous Finnish national team skaters and their skaters have won several Finnish Championship medals and also been successful internationally.

Maaret is a two-time Olympic coach and has participated in the World Championships five times and the European Championships seven times with her skater Kiira Korpi, who won three European Championship medals.

Maaret currently works as an expert coach and mentor at Uplakers Figure Skating in Ylöjärvi.

As a coach, she is motivating, persistent, precise and gentle. I want my teaching to have an open, safe and supportive atmosphere.

Maaret speaks Finnish and English.

Lorenzo Magri

Figure Skating Coach

Lorenzo Magri (just available 09.07 – 16.07.23)

Born in 1979 in Bologna, he has trained numerous athletes (for example Daniel Grassl, Ekaterina Kurakova) representing many different federations at international competitions: Junior Championships and Senior Championships, for both Europe and the World. He coached top World level skaters who were medallists at ISU Championships as well as ISU Junior and Senior Grand Prix, Challengers and International Competitions. He is IV European Level Coach CONI (Italian Olympic Committee), he has Degree in Architecture, Industrial Design (Politecnico Milano) and Sport Science. He is ISU Technical Specialist for Singles and Pairs as well as ISU Data Replay Operator. He took part in the organization of Olympics, ISU and FISU Championships, he’s creative director and choreographer of several international Galas and TV Shows. He is teaching at the University and Schools Sport Marketing and Management, Sport Science and Coaching Preparation.

Lorenzo speaks Italian, Spanish, French and English.

Viveca Lindfors

Figure Skating Coach

Viveca (just available from 02.07. – 07.07.23) is working as a coach since 2020 in two different clubs and was part of several camps.

She wons the bronze medal at the Europeans 2019. She won the nordics championships 2018 and is the finnish champion of the season 2018/ 2019.

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

Jekaterina Nekrassova

Figure Skating coach

Jekaterina (just from 09.07 – 20.07.23) is an Estonian retired pair skater. With partner Valdis Mintals, she is a multiple Estonian national champion. They competed many times at the World Figure Skating Championships, the European Figure Skating Championships, and the World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Her former students include Maria Sergejeva / Ilja Glebov who also competed in the 2010 Olympics under her guidance! Her students are won several medals in Estonian Championships.

She speaks English, Estonian and Russian.

Katjaana Kanninen

Figure Skating coach

Katjaana Kanninen is a Bachelor of sport medicine, focusing on coaching and performance. At the moment she is studying physiotherapy in Jyväskylä.

She had her own skating career in Finland and competed on a national level. After her career she was coaching skaters in Sweden for 3 years. Now she is one of the coaches in Peurunka Skating Academy Laukaa.

She speaks Finnish, Swedish and English

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.

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.

Marttaleena Nikkari

Dance teacher, Choreographer, and Yoga teacher.

Marttaleena (available from 02.7-07.07. in our camps) is a professional dancer who graduated from the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance in 2005 majoring in choreography, ballet, and contemporary/modern techniques. In 2010 she become a graduate yoga teacher from the Yoga Institute of Sydney after years of practice.

As a dancer and choreographer, she has been working in several productions from stage to film in Europe and Australia, and in recent years, she has explored ice.

Last ten years Marttaleena has been based in Helsinki teaching ballet, dance, yoga, and pilates for figure skaters in Tikkurilan taitoluisteluklubi. Currently, she also works for Helsingin taitoluisteluakatemia.

She is interested in finding the best and most natural way and rhythm to move for everyone. She challenges students to go out of their comfort zone to find something new and to work towards emotional performance.

Marttaleena speaks Finnish, English, and a little bit of German.

Phet Haanpää

Dance Teacher

Phet (available from 10.07-20.7 in our camps) is working as a freelance dance artist at Helsinki Dance Theater their upcoming production The Loop which will premier on 31st of January and in Kielo Dance Company as well as teaching contemporary dance, classical ballet and dance mix at Helsinki Dance Institute.

She graduated from Hungarian Dance University and received Bachelor’s Degree diploma as a dance artist in modern and in contemporary dance.

Phet will hold dance and body recover hours during the camp.

Phet speaks Finnish and English.

Monica Lindfors


Monica (available 16.07-20.07.23) 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.

Tilda Alteryd


Tilda is a swedish Pair skater. She is 25 years old and started skating at a age of four. She competed in singles in the highest level in Sweden for over 10 years. 2021 she relocated in Canada to follow her pair skating dream. Tilda and her partner were representing Canada at an international level.

She speaks Swedish, English, a bit of French and soon Finnish 🙂


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