NYTEX Skating Academy
Spring Semester -- 4/5 - 6/9
- 10- 30 minute class sessions
- 3 paths to take
- 1 great program
Next Semester - Summer 2013
Class dates- TBA
More info coming soon
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Make new friends, learn new skills,
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Mini Mites -- 4/7 - 6/9
- encouraging atmosphere
- cross-ice games
- first steps into hockey
Next Semester - Summer '13
Class dates: TBA
More info coming soon
Skating Academy Class Descriptions
- Pre-Alpha (Skaters 6 and up)
Beginners with no previous instruction learn proper falling and getting up, two-‐foot glides, one-‐foot glides, forward swizzles, backward wiggles, and proper pushes. May begin more advanced elements as class progresses.
Students who have passed Pre-‐Alpha will learn forward stroking, forward pumps, forward crossovers, backward swizzles, and snowplow stop. May begin more advanced elements as class progresses.
- Beta (includes ISI Testing)
Students who have passed Alpha will learn backward pumps, backward stroking, backward crossovers, t-‐ stops and two foot turns. May begin more advanced elements as class progresses.
- Gamma (includes ISI Testing)
Students who have passed Beta will learn outside three turns, 7 step Mohawk combinations, and a hockey stop. May begin more advanced elements as class progresses.
- Delta/ FS 1
Students who have passed Gamma will learn inside three turns, advanced forward outside and inside edges, lunge, shoot the duck, and backward two-‐foot turns. May begin more advanced elements as class progresses. This is our package that includes programs for competitions.
- Competitor's Club (Skates Required)
Your days of looking for a private lesson instructor are over! Competitor’s Club Members get access to group training sessions with a multitude of qualified trainers. Our instructors will cut and choreograph your child’s program for free once you join the NYTEX Competitor’s Club whether you decide to compete or not. This is our package that includes programs for competition.
Learn to Skate
- Tot 1
Beginners with no previous instruction. Learn proper falling and getting up, march in place, march walking, march then glide, and dip while moving. May also begin more advanced elements as class progresses.
- Tot 2
Students who have passed Tot 1 will learn forward swizzles, hop in place, curves, backward wiggles, and toe pushes. May also begin more advanced elements as class progresses.
- Tot 3
Students who have passed Tot 1 and 2 will learn blade pushes, 1 foot glides, snowplow stops, and backward swizzles. May also begin more advanced elements as class progresses.
- Mini Mite Hockey
Mini Mites is the first time your child can learn hockey concepts in the American Development Model of half ice training. For players 7 and under that are proficient in hockey 1 skills. Hockey 2 and 3 can be taken in conjunction with Mini-Mites.
- Hockey 1
Beginners with no previous instruction. Learn I foot glides, 2 foot glides, forward swizzles, backward swizzles, backward wiggles, and 1 foot snowplow stops. May begin more advanced skills as class progresses.
- Hockey 2
Students who have passed hockey 1 learn pivots (hockey turns) and forward crossovers. Will also begin to learn backward C-‐cuts, hockey stops and backward crossovers.
- Hockey 3
Students who have passed hockey 2 learn Mohawks, backward crossovers, hockey stops, hockey starts, backward stops, backward C-‐cuts, forward edges and backward edges.
- Hockey Skills (Should be proficient in Hockey 2 Skills)
Learn everything you need to know to skate in one of NYTEX's youth ice hockey leagues. Advance to a house league and compete in local games.
- House Leagues (8 and up)
More details must be viewed on the NYTEX Youth Hockey homepage, Click the link on the right to view more information.
- Jr. Brahmas Travel Hockey
Compete in the premiere youth hockey association in North Texas. Visit www.jrbrahmas.com for more information and registration information.
Contact our Skating Director, Jennifer Anderson, at
or call 817-520-3352.