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Learn To Skate

Introducing Skate Excellence Learn To Skate

Enrol onto one of our ice skating courses and you’ll get weekly coaching from a Skate Excellence qualified coach.
Over the duration of the course, our experienced coaches will help you learn every level of ice skating from your first steps on the ice all the way up to being a pro! Fancy being the next big star of the ice skating world? Well you’re in the right place.

The Skate Excellence Learn to skate programme teaches the fundamentals of ice skating. The course caters for the absolute beginner and people with intermediate skills wanting to begin a pathway to competitive and show skating. The Skate Excellence programme is taught in 8 Grades and utilizes colour coordinated boot covers and gloves as training aids.

With Dancing on Ice back and taking the UK by storm, our Learn to Skate courses is the perfect way for you to experience the full effect.
Our 6-week courses are available for all ages from preschoolers right through to adults, it is a great way for the whole family to get involved.

Upcoming Courses

Our next course begins from Saturday 26th May

Taster Sessions

Taster sessions are available in selected weeks before the start of a new course. Keep an eye out on our Facebook and Twitter pages for more details.

Choose Your Course

We have many course options available for each ability, all ages ranging from kids to adults. We have a range of kids only and adult only courses as well as mix courses for all the family, we have it all in one place only at Planet Ice

Keep reading to find out more about what each course involves, and view the courses available.

Learn To Skate

This course is suitable for people who want to the learn the basics of ice skating or who would like to re-learn and work their way back to the top. This course will give skaters all the basic skills needed to progress their skating skills to the next level. Skaters who complete this course will have the opportunity to progress to the next level as well as being on the national stage.

Suitable For All Ages From Toddlers To Teens, Adults & Family Groups, Friendly Sessions With An Emphasis On Learning Whilst Having Fun!

Our courses will have a 30 minute lesson every week and after each lesson, you get to test your skills at our next available public session for no cost at all, this course package includes a FREE ice skating pass* and awards. Please see extras further down the page.

*FREE Ice Skating Pass are not available at Planet Ice Cannock

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Intense Learn To Skate

Our Intense Learn to Skate camps are designed for people who want to learn how to ice skate or who are already beginners over the school holidays. If you are looking for additional training experience towards your Skate Excellence grades 1-8 then please talk to a member of staff who can then see if a coach can accommodate your needs on this product. The course has limited spaces so you must be quick to book!

Extras
Skates Package
All Day Ice Skating Pass
Meal Deal (Soup & Panini Meal Deal)

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Ice Penguin

Welcome to Ice Penguin Learn to Skate, our newest Skate Excellence course, which is designed for “preschoolers”. Ice Penguins teaches participants how to skate through play, the use of colors, shapes, and visual aids.
The lessons are audio driven, with our different penguin characters & the penguin club leader guiding participants through the basic instructions. The use of familiar nursery songs helps to create a fun-loving environment that will make for an enjoyable experience for all!

The ice penguin programme consists of 5 levels, and each level is made up of smaller sections, which that are the building blocks of skating. Your preschool skater will quickly become familiar with the lesson format, and in turn will be able to achieve their goal of progressing through the ranks of the Ice Penguin programme.

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Hockey Excellence

A course developed for young people wanting to gain sufficient skating skills to become proficient enough to engage in the sport. Hockey Excellence will not teach you the game but it will give you the best start and involves puck and stick control with an emphasis on skating skill.

Hockey Excellence courses are aimed at students who are 18 & under who want to learn to skate to play hockey.
Skate Excellence has developed a new progressive programme that is designed to provide skills and instruction. This course works as an introduction to hockey focusing on basic hockey style skating and the use of sticks and pucks.

The weekly lessons will teach the fundamental skills of skating as well as puck handling, passing, shooting and game situations giving the skater confidence and a positive self- image whilst gaining achievement awards up to level 8. No skating ability is needed to start as we will teach you to skate right from the start. Once you have completed our Hockey Excellence Levels you will be encouraged to join the wild academy our junior system.

BOOK COURSE NOW

Show & Skate

Show and Skate is a programme specifically developed by the Skate Excellence team for skater’s looking to break into show skating. The Show & Skate session focuses on performing arts on the ice, skating moves and skills used in shows and will also be the source of skaters for all Planet Ice shows into the future.

All skaters who are interested in performance skating and wanting to pursue a career in performance skating should consider enlisting for the new Show and Skate 2018 sessions. Skaters looking to appear in the shows will be required to enroll on our Show and Skate sessions available at the rink.

Show & Skate sessions to available to skaters from Skate Excellence Learn to Skate Level 3 and above.

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How To Book A Course

Step 1: Book on our ice booking system, and select your course or contact your local rink and speak to a member of staff. You can also book at the box office but you will need to book 5 days prior the course starting.

Step 2: You will be automatically booked into your chosen slot for the full course period. i.e. if your first session is on a Monday, all your subsequent sessions will also be on a Monday.

Step 3: That’s it! All you have to do then is arrive at your chosen Planet Ice rink 30 mins before your session starts to check-in, and meet your coach.

Choose Your Course

Our Courses Are Provided By…

Skate Excellence

Learn To Skate

Planet Ice have a fantastic track record for teaching people to skate. We have now adopted the Skate Excellence program which places a bigger emphasis on Fun whilst learning.

Everything You Need To Know About Learning To Skate At Planet Ice…

Introducing Skate Excellence Learn To Skate

Enrol onto one of our ice skating courses and you’ll get weekly coaching from a Skate Excellence qualified coach.
Over the duration of the course, our experienced coaches will help you learn every level of ice skating from your first steps on the ice all the way up to being a pro! Fancy being the next big star of the ice skating world? Well you’re in the right place.

The Skate Excellence Learn to skate programme teaches the fundamentals of ice skating. The course caters for the absolute beginner and people with intermediate skills wanting to begin a pathway to competitive and show skating. The Skate Excellence programme is taught in 8 Grades and utilizes colour coordinated boot covers and gloves as training aids.

With Dancing on Ice back and taking the UK by storm, our Learn to Skate courses is the perfect way for you to experience the full effect.
Our 6-week courses are available for all ages from preschoolers right through to adults, it is a great way for the whole family to get involved.

Upcoming Courses

Our next course begins from Saturday 26th May

Taster Sessions

Taster sessions are available in selected weeks before the start of a new course. Keep an eye out on our Facebook and Twitter pages for more details.

Choose Your Course

We have many course options available for each ability, all ages ranging from kids to adults. We have a range of kids only and adult only courses as well as mix courses for all the family, we have it all in one place only at Planet Ice

Keep reading to find out more about what each course involves, and view the courses available.

How To Book A Course

Step 1: Book on our ice booking system, and select your course or contact your local rink and speak to a member of staff. You can also book at the box office but you will need to book 5 days prior the course starting.

Step 2: You will be automatically booked into your chosen slot for the full course period. i.e. if your first session is on a Monday, all your subsequent sessions will also be on a Monday.

Step 3: That’s it! All you have to do then is arrive at your chosen Planet Ice rink 30 mins before your session starts to check-in, and meet your coach.

Learn To Skate

This course is suitable for people who want to the learn the basics of ice skating or who would like to re-learn and work their way back to the top. This course will give skaters all the basic skills needed to progress their skating skills to the next level. Skaters who complete this course will have the opportunity to progress to the next level as well as being on the national stage.

Suitable For All Ages From Toddlers To Teens, Adults & Family Groups, Friendly Sessions With An Emphasis On Learning Whilst Having Fun!
Our courses will have a 30 minute lesson every week and after each lesson, you get to test your skills at our next available public session for no cost at all, this course package includes a FREE ice skating pass and awards. Please see extras further down the page.

*FREE Ice Skating Pass are not available at Planet Ice Cannock

Intense Learn To Skate

Our Intense Learn to Skate camps are designed for people who want to learn how to ice skate or who are already beginners over the school holidays. If you are looking for additional training experience towards your Skate Excellence grades 1-8 then please talk to a member of staff who can then see if a coach can accommodate your needs on this product. The course has limited spaces so you must be quick to book!

Extras
Skates Package
All Day Ice Skating Pass
Meal Deal (Soup & Panini Meal Deal)

Ice Penguin

Welcome to Ice Penguin Learn to Skate, our newest Skate Excellence course, which is designed for “preschoolers”. Ice Penguins teaches participants how to skate through play, the use of colors, shapes, and visual aids.
The lessons are audio driven, with our different penguin characters & the penguin club leader guiding participants through the basic instructions. The use of familiar nursery songs helps to create a fun-loving environment that will make for an enjoyable experience for all!

The ice penguin programme consists of 5 levels, and each level is made up of smaller sections, which that are the building blocks of skating. Your preschool skater will quickly become familiar with the lesson format, and in turn will be able to achieve their goal of progressing through the ranks of the Ice Penguin programme.

Hockey Excellence

Hockey Excellence courses are aimed at students who are 18 & under who want to learn to skate to play hockey.
Skate Excellence has developed a new progressive programme that is designed to provide skills and instruction. This course works as an introduction to hockey focusing on basic hockey style skating and the use of sticks and pucks.

A course developed for young people wanting to gain sufficient skating skills to become proficient enough to engage in the sport. Hockey Excellence will not teach you the game but it will give you the best start and involves puck and stick control with an emphasis on skating skill.

The weekly lessons will teach the fundamental skills of skating as well as puck handling, passing, shooting and game situations giving the skater confidence and a positive self- image whilst gaining achievement awards up to level 8. No skating ability is needed to start as we will teach you to skate right from the start. Once you have completed our Hockey Excellence Levels you will be encouraged to join the wild academy our junior system.

Show & Skate

Show and Skate is a programme specifically developed by the Skate Excellence team for skater’s looking to break into show skating. The Show & Skate session focuses on performing arts on the ice, skating moves and skills used in shows and will also be the source of skaters for all Planet Ice shows into the future.

All skaters who are interested in performance skating and wanting to pursue a career in performance skating should consider enlisting for the new Show and Skate 2018 sessions. Skaters looking to appear in the shows will be required to enroll on our Show and Skate sessions available at the rink.

Show & Skate sessions to available to skaters from Skate Excellence Learn to Skate Level 3 and above.

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Our Courses Are Provided By…

Skate Excellence

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