Elite Skating Academy

Naga Waukee Ice Rink in Delafield WI
Classes on Saturdays!
12:15 -1:00 PM Skills Class
Session 4
Feb 17 2024 - Mar 23 2024
Session 5
April 6 2024 - May 18 2024 (no May 4 Class)
Join Aspire Synchro – 1:00-1:45pm

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Winter Sparkle 2024

Registration is now open and ready for registration!
Winter Sparkle 2024 Registration

New location at Naga Waukee Ice Rink Feb 4th, 2024,​​​


Congratulations to all that competed at Winter Sparkle 2023
Results can be seen here.


WS 2023 Results
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Thank you to Cousin Subs for being one of Winter Sparkle Sponsors!


Classes at Naga Waukee Ice Rink in Delafield WI
Saturdays
12:15 -1:00 PM Skills Class
2023 Session 1
Sep 9th, 2023 – Oct 21st, 2023 (Oct 7th 4:15-5:00)
2023 Session 2
Oct 28th, 2023 – Dec 16th, 2023
*No classes Nov 25th and Dec 2nd

2024 Session 3
Jan 6, 2024 - Feb 10, 2024
2024 Session 4
Feb 17, 2024 - Mar 23, 2024
2024 Session 5
April 6, 2024 - May 18, 2024 (no May 4 Class)


Ask About Joining Aspire Synchro – 1:00-1:45pm


Save the Date
Winter Sparkle

Naga Waukee Ice Rink
Feb 4th
, 2024



Snow Plow Sam 1-4

Skaters ages 3-5 Student to teacher ratio 6 to 1 Registration Includes Learn to Skate USA Membership

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Basic 1-6

Skaters ages 6 and up Student to teacher ratio 12 to 1 Registration Includes Learn to Skate USA Membership

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Free Skate

Skaters ages 6 and up after passing Basic 1-6 Student to teacher ratio 12 to 1 Registration Includes Learn to Skate USA Membership

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Elite Skating Academy Speciality

Check out Junior and Senior Academy

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Competitons

Competitons

You can compete at any level by being part of the Elite Skating Academy!

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Enhance your skills!

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Synchronized Skating

Synchronized Skating

Want to skate with others? Join the Ice Sparklers Teams!

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Why the Elite Skating Academy?
The Elite Skating Academy is a proud member of Learn To Skate USA. Our classes are progressive, so each class builds into the next one. As you are learning the foundation of figure skating we will also be educating you with how to become competitive in the sport, work with a private coach, and perform in our local ice shows!
All of our instructors are Learn to Skate USA Certified, background checked and hold ratings with the Professional Skaters Association! Our coaches have a proven track record of guiding skaters from the beginning classes on ice into competitions, ice shows and whatever your skaters goals may be!

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Michelle M Goodnetter

ESA Director and Senior Academy Coach

Naomi Jehly

Senior Academy Coach

Katy Jaessing

Ice Sparklers Head Coach and Senior Academy Coach

Christi Wenger

Senior Academy Coach

Natlie Zuehlsdorf

Junior Academy Coach

Our academy skaters will be attending the following competitions.

2023 Competitions!
Congratulations to our Sparklers teams at their first event of the season! 
at WisconSynch!


Elite Skating Academy
Winter Sparkle - Hartland, WI - February 5th, 2023 (Sunday)
Registration Open NOW
Winter Sparkle 2023

Bunny Hop
KMFSC
West Bend
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Beginning class for a skaters age 6 and up.

BASIC 1
A Sit on ice and stand up
B March forward across the ice
C Forward two-foot glide
D Dip
E Forward swizzles — 6–8 in a row
F Backward wiggles — 6–8 in a row
G Beginning snowplow stop on two feet or one foot
 Bonus skill: Two-foot hop in place

BASIC 2
A Scooter pushes — R and L
B Forward one-foot glides — R and L
C Backward two-foot glide — Glide the length of skater’s height D Rocking Horse (one forward swizzle, one backward swizzle) — Repeat twice
E Backward swizzles — 6–8 in a row
F Two-foot turns from forward to backward in place — clockwise and counterclockwise
G Moving snowplow stop  Bonus skill: Curves

BASIC 3
A Beginning forward stroking showing correct use of blade
B Forward half swizzle pumps on a circle — 6–8 consecutive clockwise and counterclockwise
C Moving forward to backward twofoot turns on a circle — clockwise and counterclockwise
D Beginning backward one-foot glides — focus on balance
E Backward snowplow stop — R and L F Forward slalom
 Bonus skill: Forward pivots - clockwise and counterclockwise

BASIC 4
Forward outside edge on a circle — R and L
B Forward inside edge on a circle — R and L
C Forward crossovers — clockwise and counterclockwise, 4-6 D Backward half swizzle pumps on a circle — clockwise and counterclockwise, 6-8
E Backward one-foot glides — for a count of four, R and L
F Beginning two-foot spin — Up to two revolutions
 Bonus skill: Forward lunges — both legs

BASIC 5
Backward outside edge on a circle — R and L
B Backward inside edge on a circle — R and L
C Backward crossovers — clockwise and counterclockwise, 4-6 D Forward outside three-turn — R and L
E Advanced two-foot spin — 4–6 revolutions
F Hockey stop — both directions
 Bonus skill: Side toe hop — R and L

BASIC 6
A Forward inside three-turn — R and L
B Moving backward to forward twofoot turn on a circle — clockwise and counterclockwise
C Backward stroking
D Beginning one-foot spin — 2–4 revolutions, optional free leg position and entry
E T-stops – R and L F Bunny hop
G Forward spiral on a straight line — R or L
 Bonus skill: Shoot the duck — R and L

Beginning class for a skaters age 3 - 5.

SNOWPLOW SAM 1
A Sit and stand up with skates on – off-ice
B Sit and stand up – on-ice
C March in place
D March forward (8-10 steps)
E March, then glide on two feet
F Dip in place

SNOWPLOW SAM 2
A March followed by a long glide
B Dip while moving
C Backward walking, toes turned inward, shifting weight (4-6 steps)
D Backward wiggles (6 in a row)
E Forward swizzles (2-3 in a row)
F Beginning snowplow stop motion – in place or holding onto barrier
G Two-foot hop, in place (optional)

SNOWPLOW SAM 3
A Forward skating (8-10 steps)
B Forward one-foot glide, for a count of three (R and L)
C Forward swizzles (4-6 in a row)
D Backward swizzles (2-3 in a row)
E Moving forward snowplow stop (1 or 2 foot)
F Curves

SNOWPLOW SAM 4
A Forward skating
B Backward two-foot glide, length of skater’s height
C Backward swizzles (4-6 in a row)
D Rocking horse – one forward, one backward swizzle, repeat twice
E Two-foot turns from forward to backward, in place (both directions)
F Two-foot hop, in place

High Level Jumps and Spins after completing all Free Skate Levels

FREE SKATE 4 SKATING SKILLS
A Forward power three-turns (R and L), 3 sets each
B Waltz eight SPINS
C Forward upright spin to backward upright spin (3 revs., each foot)
D Sit spin (minimum three revolutions) JUMPS
E Half loop
F Flip
 Bonus Skill: Split jump, stag jump or split falling leaf

FREE SKATE 5 SKATING SKILLS
A Backward outside three-turn, mohawk (backward power three-turns), clockwise and counterclockwise
B Five-step mohawk sequence, clockwise and counterclockwise SPINS
C Camel spin (minimum three revolutions) JUMPS
D Waltz jump-loop jump combination
E Lutz jump
 Bonus Skill: Loop-loop combination

FREE SKATE 6 SKATING SKILLS
A Forward power pulls (R and L)
B Creative step sequence, skater’s choice, using a variety of three-turns, mohawks and toe steps SPINS
C Camel-sit spin combination (minimum two revolutions each position)
D Layback or attitude spin or cross-foot spin (three revolutions) JUMPS
E Waltz jump-Half loop-Salchow jump sequence
F Beginning Axel
 Bonus Skill: Backward outside pivot, entry optional

Learn to Jump and Spin after completing Basic 1-6

PRE-FREE SKATE SKATING SKILLS
A Forward inside open mohawk from a standstill position (R to L and L to R)
B Backward crossovers to a backward outside edge glides (landing position), clockwise and counterclockwise
C Backward outside edge to a forward outside edge transition, clockwise and counterclockwise
D Two forward crossovers into a forward inside mohawk, step down and cross behind, step into one backward crossover and step to a forward inside edge, clockwise and counterclockwise SPINS
E One-foot upright spin, optional entry and free-foot position (minimum three revolutions) JUMPS F Mazurka (R and L) G Waltz jump
 Bonus Skill: Backward inside pivots, clockwise and counterclockwise

FREE SKATE 1 SKATING SKILLS
A Forward power stroking, clockwise and counterclockwise
B Basic forward outside and forward inside consecutive edges (four to six consecutive edges)
C Backward outside three-turns (R and L) SPINS
D Upright spin, entry from back crossovers (min. four to six revolutions) JUMPS
E Half flip
F Toe loop
 Bonus Skill: Waltz jump-side toe hop-waltz jump sequence, or waltz jump-ballet jump- toe loop sequence

FREE SKATE 2 SKATING SKILLS
A Alternating forward outside and inside spirals on a continuous axis (two sets)
B Basic backward outside and backward inside consecutive edges (four to six consecutive edges)
C Backward inside three-turns (R and L) SPINS
D Beginning back spin (one to two revolutions) JUMPS
E Half Lutz
F Salchow
 Bonus Skill: Variation of a forward spiral, skater’s choice

FREE SKATE 3 SKATING SKILLS
A Alternating backward crossovers to back outside edges – Four sets
B Alternating mohawk/crossover sequence (R to L and L to R) C Waltz three-turns (forward outside three turn, backward outside edge glide), clockwise and counterclockwise SPINS
D Advanced back spin with free foot in crossed leg position (min. three revolutions) JUMPS
E Loop jump
F Waltz jump-toe loop or Salchow-toe loop combination
 Bonus Skill: Toe step sequence, skater’s choice, using a variety of toe steps
  • 2699 Golf Road, Delafield, WI, USA
  • Naga Waukee Ice Rink
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Our coaches are always striving to be the best!

Professional Skaters Association Credentials

PSA Exams Passed September 2020 -21
Michelle Goodnetter - Master Program Director
Naomi Jehly - Certified Moves and Certified Group
Katy Jaessing - Master Group and Certified Moves
Christi Wenger - Certified Synchronized Skating
Becky Vara - Registered Group



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Fielding new skaters for our Teams today!
Email us for more information at on our new 2022-2023 season!
eliteskatingacademywi@gmail.com

Vision
It is the vision of the Ice Sparklers Synchronized Skating organization to be a local leader in synchronized skating
Mission
The Ice Sparklers Synchronized Skating organization seeks to provide a positive environment in which to develop skills in order to be competitive, to set individual and team goals that place the focus on excellence and not perfection, to instill good sportsmanship and encourage the development of each individual.

Guiding Principles
Building a Strong Community
  • We teach relationship building through the sport of figure skating. 
  • We create strong individuals through use of teamwork and communication skills. 
  • We recruit skaters and families with different backgrounds and perspectives who share our vision. 
Respect, Honesty and Accountability
  • Through synchronized skating we develop character, confidence and discipline. 
Teamwork
  • We understand and embrace the diversity of our teams. 
  • We seek to create an environment that is free of boundaries. 
Pursuing Excellence
  • We will promote volunteering by giving back to our surrounding communities through service projects and our time. 
  • We will continue to strive for excellence and not perfection by learning from our mistakes and encouraging growth from them.

Fielding new skaters for our Teams today!
Email us for more information at
eliteskatingacademywi@gmail.com

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