Free skate levels are for skaters who have completed the basic skills classes. Skaters can advance to the next level upon receiving an approved evaluation sheet.
Free Skate 1
Skaters will learn advanced stroking, basic forward inside and outside consecutive edges, advanced back outside three-turns, scratch spins, waltz jumps and a half-flip jump.
Free Skate 2
Skaters will learn back inside and outside consecutive edges, forward inside and outside spirals, a forward progressive chasse sequence, waltz threes, a beginning back spin, a toe loop jump and a waltz jump/side toe hop/waltz jump combination.
Free Skate 3
Skaters will learn forward and backward crossovers in a figure 8 pattern, a waltz eight, swing rolls, back inside three-turns, an advanced back spin, a salchow jump, a half lutz jump, and a waltz jump/toe loop or salchow/toe loop combination.
Free Skate 4
Skaters will learn a spiral sequence, forward power three-turns, backward chasse sequence, a sit spin, a loop jump and a waltz jump/loop jump combination.
Free Skate 5
Skaters will learn a spiral sequence, a slide chasse swing roll sequence, a camel spin, a forward-scratch to back-scratch spin, a flip jump, a loop/loop combo, a waltz jump sequence and a footwork sequence.
Free Skate 6
Skaters will learn a five-step mohawk sequence, a camel/sit spin, a lutz jump, a waltz jump combination, a split or stag jump, alternating back crossovers to back outside edges and an axel jump preparation.
*Coors Fitness Center members, DU faculty/staff, DU students and DU alumni are eligible for a 10 percent discount. Please call 303-871-7728 to request the appropriate coupon code.