Ice practice will take place in the Slite ice rink. You choose between the camp's skilled coaches to get the most out of your time in Gotland. You may rank 3 coachers and if none of those You have chosen has place in a suitable group we will contact You.
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:
Justus Strid (week 26-27 together with Phil)
Phil Harris (week 26-27 together with Justus)
Claire Ben Zina (week 26-27)
Beatrice Hargefeldt (week 26)
Lina Thors (week 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. Today he coaches in Kungsbacka and before he was headcoach of Skärgårdens KK outside Göteborg and before that Copenhagen.
He has danish headcoach educations and elit fysical trainer at stac academy. Justus has been coached by several internationally known coaches such as Peter Grütter, Pierre Trent, Annick Dumont and Frank Carroll, whom all have inspired him as a coach.
Justus makes programs for skaters at all levels.
Phil Harris is a multiple World and European championship competitor and a three times senior British champion. He’s currently coaching skaters of all ages and levels, including British and international Champions and medalists, alongside Junior World Championship competitors. Phil is very excited to be travelling overseas to share his experiences from both his time as a competitor and a coach.
Clair has worked as a coach for over 20 years. She works as headcoach in Jönköpings Skridskoklubb. Before that she had an assignment as head coach in Canada and has previously held the same positions in Iceland, Denmark and Spain. She herself has a background as an active figure skater and represented England in the European Ice Dance Championships in the 90s. Clair is also trained in choreography, dance, ballet, yoga and pilates.
Beatrice Hargefeldt works works as a head coach in Borlänge och Falu Konståkningsklubb, where she coaches skaters from beginners to A-level. She also works as an external choreographer and has collaborated with A and B level skaters from all over Sweden. Beatrice has a level 3B coaching degree and has begun level 4 training.
As a skater she competed at elite level for Örebro Konståkningsklubb ehere she also worked as a coach for several years.
Lina Thors Has worked as a figureskating coach for over 20 years. Previously as headcoach in Umeå IK for many years. Now she workes as coach in Ö-vik and many other clubs in the region and also for the district.
Lina has the highest coaching degree in sweden and trains skaters all the way up to Elitserie.
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 Sandviken and 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.