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. Beginners until age of 10 years (only single jumps and/or including single axel and practicing double jumps)
  7. Adults / and hobby skaters from the age of 11 years old (only single jumps and/or including single Axel and practicing double jumps) (just in week 3 available

Practice

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 (11 x 50 min.)
  • Dancing / ballet / dance workout (4 x 50 min.)
  • Athletics (5 x 50 min.)
  • Body recovery / Stretching / Yoga (4 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:

We will offer “Early Bird” (5% discount) until 15.12.2022.

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 €

Group 7:

  • 1 Week 450 €

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€ – 80,00€) excl. 10,00 € for the extra ice).
  • Extra Off-Ice at the group (Stretching, Body recover etc.) (50 min./ 10,00 €)

Choreography is possible with Monica Lindfors (Silmut A -SM-Seniorit) and Elina Ikonen (18.06-23-06.2023), she does all levels.

Important information

Registration

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.

Accomondation

Accomodation 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 over 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 which would cover the costs in case of cancellation due to injury. 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 01.03. – 31.03.2023. After 01.04.2023 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.

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Entry deadline for the camp: 28.02.2023

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 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. 😉

Marina Shirshova

Figure Skating coach

She is only available from 04.06. – 09.06.2023 at the camp.

Marina has more than 20 years of experience in figure skating coaching, At the moment she is the head coach of Lappeenranta and Kouvola. She has studied St. Petersburg at the “Lesgaft Academy of Physical Education” under the direction of the renowned figure skating trainer Professor Alexei Mishin. Marina has been learned and developed from the world’s leading figure skating trainers, who follows the modern coaching methods closely and pays great attention to the systematic character of the coaching.

She speaks Finnish, English and Russian.

Tiia-Riikka Pietikäinen

Figure Skating coach

She is only available from 11.06. – 16.06.2023 at the camp.

Tiia-Riikka coaches since over 20 years. The best in coaching is to see skaters learn and improve in every level. During her own skating career she achieved many medals in different levels. She won bronze and gold at the Finnish Junior National Championships and bronze and gold at the Finnish Championships in Seniors. She took part at the European Championships 1987 as athlete.

She speaks Finnish and English.

Silvie de Rijcke

Figure Skating coach

Silvie will be on camp from 18.06. -23.06.2023.

She is the former coach of Belgian top skaters, as Kevin Van der Perren, Ira Vannut, Ruben Blommaert, Kaat Van Daele and the coach of Charlotte Vandersarren. She participated with her students in many high-level competitions and succeeded in winning a bronze medal on Europeans 2009 with Kevin Van der Perren and different high-level results with Ira Vannut, who became the first lady for Belgium to win a medal in junior grand prix.

She speaks Flemish, French, German and English.

Elina Ikonen

Figure skating coach & Choreograph

Elina “Ella” (just available from 18.06-23.06.2023) represented Finnish National Team during her skating career. Her best achievements was 3rd in the Junior National Championships 2004 and 3rd in the Nordics senior ladies 2006. She graduated from Varala Sports College as a Sport Advisor 2009 and after that she has been a professional Figure Skating Coach. She is currently working for her sixth year in Etelä-Vantaan Taitoluistelijat ry. Elina is also a Technical Specialist and a choreographer. She has worked over 10 years as a choreographer, for example with Anni Järvenpää, Jenni Saarinen and Nella Pelkonen.

She 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 the team doctor of JYP ice hockey.

Valtter Virtanen will support the team as well.

Valtter speaks Finnish, English, German and Swedish.

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.

Monica Lindfors

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.

TBA

Figure Skating Coach

More information are coming soon.

TBA

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