Amf2020

June 18-23 2020

Santasport and Flexafit together invite figure skaters of all ages, levels and disciplines from all over the world to participate in the 2nd Annual Arctic Midsummer Festival in Rovaniemi, Finland June 18-23 2020

  • Our star coaches this year are Signe Ronka and Kiira Korpi as well as other top level coaches from the training center
  • Camp program includes:
    • 10 on-ice trainings
    • 7 off-ice trainings
    • No-ordinary training camp with other exciting and fun activities under the midnight sun:
      • Visiting Santa Claus at the Arctic Circle
      • Enjoying midsummer festival bonfire under the midnight sun (the sun doesn´t set!)
      • Outdoors training & beautiful arctic summer nature trails
      • Huima Activity Park
      • You will also be able to spot reindeers even at the Santasport Campus area!
    • Everything including accomodation and meals, training both on and off-ice under the same roof at Santasport Campus

PRICING:

Full-board:

  • 700 € Early Bird price until January 31st!
  • 750 € Price includes coaching, training facilities, accomodation and 3 meals per day, visit to Santa’s Village, adventure park Huima and other activities

Day camp:

  • 500 € Early Bird price until January 31st!
  • 550 € Price includes coaching, training facilities, 2 meals per day, visit to Santa’s Village, adventure park Huima and other activities

 

Duration

Camp starts June 18th 5pm and closes June 23rd 3pm

Paikka

Santasport Lapin Urheiluopisto, Hiihtomajantie 2, 96400 Rovaniemi, Finland more information: https://santasport.fi/santa-sport/aluekartta/
  • Our coaches

    KIIRA KORPI

    Kiira is a Finnish Figure Skating superstar. She is a five-time Finnish National Champion, three-time European Medalist and two-time Grand Prix winner. She represented Finland twice at the Olympic Games in Torino 2006 and Vancouver 2010.

    Kiira ended her professional career in 2015 after which she has performed in numerous prestigious skating shows around the world. At the moment Kiira lives in New York City, where she studies psychology in the University and teaches young skaters.

    Kiira´s philosophy to training is that it should be inspiring, challenging and demanding but not in a hurtful way. After her career Kiira has become an advocate for athlete rights and ethical figure skating coaching. In Arctic Midsummer Festival Kiira wants to share her knowledge about athlete growth, daily life challenges of a professional athlete as well as the line between demanding (ethical) and hurtful (unethical) coaching. Kiira hopes she gets to work and meet with skaters all ages and from all around the world both on and off-ice.

    • In the Arctic Midsummer Festival you get to work with Kiira on ice where she teaches jump and spin techniques, performing, skating skills, body control and skating confidence among other things.

    You may follow Kiira’s advocacy work concerning athletes’ and children’s rights on her social media platforms:

    https://twitter.com/kiirakorpi_fi

    https://www.instagram.com/kiira_korpi/?hl=en

    https://www.facebook.com/kiirakorpiborges/

    Signe Ronka – Flexafit

    Signe Ronka is the founder/head coach of Flexafit, a sport specific fitness program for figure skaters and is Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, Personal Trainer Specialist, NCCP 3 Canadian National Competetive Coach, and holds an honour BA from the University of Toronto. Signe is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Figure Skater Fitness, a quarterly magazine that takes a scientific approach to sport specific training.

    Signe competed for Canada in the Junior Grand Prix circuit where she medaled at 3 internation events. She qualified for the Junior Grand Prix finals and competed at the Junior World Championships. Signe is a Canadian Junior Ladies Bronze medalist. As the industry leader in sport specific off-ice conditioning. Signe´s mission is to train, educate, motivate and equip athletes of all levels with the rights tools for achieving on-ice success.

    • In the Arctic Midsummer Festival Signe will be developing skaters performance and sport specific skills both on and off-ice

    Read more about Flexafit here

    We have teamed up with Flexafit, our international industry leading partner to provide world class on and off ice workshops, training camps, and coach education clinics.  Skaters will learn result proven techniques in both on and off ice to improve jump height, faster twitch for rotation, power and speed, flexibility and more.

    FLEXAFIT is an all encompassing sport specific educational and service provider that offers various fitness, flexibility, off-ice jump, dance programs, standardized testing, workshops, seminars and educational resources (Figure Skater Fitness magazine). FLEXAFIT provides figure skaters a solid foundation to excel in sport specific activities, which furthermore promotes healthy living.

    Your skaters can either join our camps at Rovaniemen taitoluistelijat club, or have your club host a Flexafit camp at your location.  For more information about hosting a camp at your club, contact jussi.sirvio@santasport.fi

    You can read more about our collaboration on our FLEXAFIT Santasport Facebook page and on the Flexafit website.

    ADDITIONAL COACHES (TBA)

  • Program (TBC)

    Thursday 18th

    • 15.00 – Registration and sign-in
    • 17.00- Festival opening
    • 18.00- Dinner
    • 19.30 – On-ice traning and group activities

    Friday 19th

    • 7.00-9.00 – Breakfast
    • 9.30-10.30 – On-ice training
    • 11.00-12.00 – Lunch
    • 13.00-14.00 – Off-ice training
    • 15.00-16.00 – On-ice training
    • 17.00-18.00 – Dinner
    • 18.00-19.00 – Lecture on training

    Saturday 20th

    • 7.00-9.00 – Breakfast
    • 9.30-10.30 – On-ice training
    • 11.00-12.00 – Lunch
    • 13.00-14.00 – Off-ice training
    • 15.00-16.00 – On-ice training
    • 17.00-18.00 – Dinner
    • 18.00-20.00 – Spa
    • 20.00-21.00 – Midsummer bonfire & activities

    Sunday 21st

    • 7.00-9.00 – Breakfast
    • 9.30-10.30 – On-ice training
    • 11.00-11.45 – Lunch
    • 12.00-14.00 – Adventure park Huima
    • 15.00-16.00 – On-ice training
    • 17.00-18.00 – Dinner
    • 18.00-19.00 – Lecture on training
    • 19.00-20.00 – Stretching and conditioning

    Monday 22nd

    • 7.00-9.00 – Breakfast
    • 9.30-10.30 – On-ice training
    • 11.00-11.45 – Lunch
    • 12.00-14.00 – Off-ice training
    • 15.00-16.00 – On-ice training
    • 17.00-18.00 – Dinner
    • 18.00-20.00 – Outdoor activity

    Tuesday 23rd

    • 7.00-9.00 – Breakfast
    • 9.30-10.30 – On-ice training
    • 11.00-11.45 – Lunch
    • 12.00-14.00 – Visit to Santa´s Village
    • 14.00-15.00 – Closing

     

    Program varies according to the skaters group. Every group has the same number of training sessions both on and off-ice

     

  • Contents for single skaters

    Off-ice training focuses on:

    • Sport specific warm-ups
    • Off-ice jumps
    • Strength training, which develops skating form and posture by improving core, legs and upper-body strength
    • Mobility through unique exercises, which helps you develop your skating pose

     

    On-Ice training focuses on:

    • Steps, edges and turns from easier to harder sequences
    • Skating skills to enhance power and speed
    • Jumping techniques – transfer from off-ice jumps
    • Piruets emphasizing in strong posture and variations
    • Expression and improvisation
  • Contents for Synchro skaters and pairs

    Off-ice training focuses on:

    • Sport specific warm-ups, planned especially for Synchro skaters
    • Strength training, which develops skating form and posture by improving core, legs and upper-body strength
    • Mobility through unique exercises, which helps you develop your skating pose
    • Team working skills

     

    On-Ice training focuses on:

    • Steps, edges and turns from easier to harder sequences
    • Skating skills to enhance power and speed
    • Skaters form emphasizing in core and upper-body
    • Piruets emphasizing in strong posture
    • Gliding poses

Join the Arctic Midsummer Festival 2020 in Rovaniemi, Finland!June 18-23, 2020

Posted by Flexafit by Signe Ronka on Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Elina Niskajärvi

Taitoluistelun lajivastaava

elina.niskajarvi@santasport.fi

Tel. 040 637 3903

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