Ice practice will take place in the Slite ice rink which is voted one of the best ice rinks in Sweden by the Swedish Hockey Association. You choose between the camp's skilled coaches to get the most out of your time in Gotland. There are two alternatives to choose from and the cost is the same whichever coach you chose:
The fee includes:
3x45 minutes one ice, 1 session of physical training and dance combined every Monday to Friday and 45 minutes of ice on Saturday. Coaches, fee for ice, and dance are included as well as meals and accommodation.
Coaches in Skate Island are as follows:
Martin Johanson (week 26-28) (also together with Justus)
Justus Strid (week 26-28) (also together with Martin)
Li Bäckdal (week 26-27)
Sean Abram (week 28)
Alisa Drei (28)
Madeleine Holmqvist (26-28)
Sofia Göransson (26-27)
Justus Strid is since autum 2016 back in Sweden after finishing his skating career. He has competed in four European and World championships for Denmark. He has won the Danish championsips 7 consecutive times and befor that won medals at both the junior and senior Swedish championship. He is the headcoach of Skärgårdens KK outside Göteborg and operates New Generations Fitness, a training center for young sportesmen.
He has gone through danish coach educations and works as a coach at Skating Club Copenhagen. He has been coach by several internationally known coaches such as Peter Grütter, Pierre Trent, Annick Dumont and Frank Carroll, whom all have inspired him as a coach.
He also helps skaters to set up personal traning programs to keep them healthy and away from injurys. It is also possible to hire him for this.
Martin Johansson is Coaches in Haninge KK former full time coach at figure skating club of copenhagen (SKK) with competitor at Europeans and Worlds and some of the best skaters in Denmark. He has previously been coaching at the clubs of Lerum and Trollhättan in Sweden.
During his career as a skater he was part of the National team of Sweden and represented Sweden in international competitions. Martin works with skaters from beginners onto international level.
Li Bäckdal has been a figure skating trainer for 14 years in, first in Trelleborg KK, Malmö KK, Leksands IF, Brinka Snadviken and now as a fulltime coach in Osby KK. Li has a coach education step lV and has been training skaters from skating school up to elite level. She is also has a teaching degree in the Swedish language and in religion.
In her own skating career she has competed in both single and team skating and has besides skating been active in ballet and show dance. Li was also Swedish champion two years in a row in aerobic gymnastics.
Sean Abram Is the head coach of Skellefteå and have been coaching for over 20 years. With everything from beginners to World level skaters and sychroskaters and paricipated at World Synchro skating championships 3 times as team coach and choreographer. He has also coach adult skaters all the way to international competitions. Sean is also a Swedish licensed technical specialist.
He is 5 times australian champion and trained in both Canada and the USA. After his career he participated in variose shows for 15 years including both Holiday and Disney on Ice. Sean can also be hired as a choreographer during the camp.
Alisa Drei has started her skating career at the age of 2,5 years in Moscow. Her long career includes 4 times Finnish Champion, 2 times Nordic Champion and several times she was taking part in Grand Prix, European Championships and World Championships. She also took part in Nagano Winter Olympic Games in 1998. 7 times she was top-10 on European and as best 12 on Worlds.
After her active competition years she has acted as full time responsible coach in Helsingin Luistelijat.
From 2005 she is also the head coach to skaters who prepare for competition career.
She graduated from Sports Academy of St Petersburg to be teacher of
gymnastics and sports.
She also took part in ISU world development courses as well as Nordic
Development by Finnish Figure Skating Association.
She has a very wide experience and knowledge in figure skating and she has told " I want to share my knowledge forward"
Madeleine Holmqvist works as a coach in Lerums figureskating club. She competed at an elit level until april of 2016, she has competed in both single and syncro skating and has 6 synckr gold from swedish novis championchips.
She has coaching step 2B and judge step 1 in sweden. And makes programs for B and C level skaters of all ages.
Sofia Göransson is one the elit coaches in Lerums figureskating club. She has previously been headcoach i Alingsås figureskating club. She coaches skaters on all levels from Elit to beginers
Sofia has competed at the highes swedish level and has the swedish coaching step 4B