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04-27-2011, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by jlnjcb View Post
I was considering trying to sign up for power skating (beginner level). Questions - I have decent skating ability (as in I can skate fine going forwards, and stop) but that's it. I'm assuming this is fine considering it's a beginner level? Also, do you do lessons with a puck? Or is it purely skating?

Also, is full gear required? If it is, I'll need to get a new set .
When I took the class I could not really stop or skate backwards. I was in level 1 and was one of the better skaters. I can go to level 2 now.

You need full equipment, they teach you to skate with your stick and you will do puck drills. The first thing they do is a full group warmup with skating drills then split into levels and do skating and puck drills and sometimes a scrimmage at the end of class.

I'm sure you would be fine for the class as some people will hardly be able to skate. I was gonna take it again but I would miss too many in spring.

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