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USFS STARS is Coming to the Carolinas!

21 June

The S.T.A.R.S. combine will be coming to Charlotte, NC on Friday July 21st at the United States Performance Center at Extreme Ice Center. Online registration is now open, visit www.starscombine.org to register or use the following link for direct access to the Charlotte registration page: Register Here for S.T.A.R.S.

 

S.T.A.R.S. (Standardized Testing of Athleticism to Recognize Skaters) is a fun, one day off-ice testing event designed to provide skaters and coaches with specific information about the athletic abilities specifically related to the skaters’ on-ice skills. The purpose of S.T.A.R.S. is to help you train your athleticism ahead of your skills curve and also to help your body be as injury resistant as possible.

The S.T.A.R.S. combine consists of 15 tests in three areas: 1) Agility/Balance/Coordination; 2) Strength and Power; 3) Flexibility. The test allows athletes to compare their results with others of the same skating level, age, and gender across the country. Individual data is never shared.  All S.T.A.R.S. combines will have an interactive seminar in addition to the off-ice testing. This year’s seminar topic is “Nutrition Throughout the Season.” All participating S.T.A.R.S. athletes, as well as their coaches and parents are invited to take part in this seminar where they will learn how specific aspects of their off-ice training and athletic abilities will help them perform better on the ice, learn new skills quicker and stay resistant to injuries.

To participate athletes must:

  • Be six years of age at the date of the combine
  • Have passed their Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field

More information about S.T.A.R.S., including a complete list of participating cities can be found at www.starscombine.org.

We hope to see you there!

Melissa Vriner

U.S. Figure Skating

National S.T.A.R.S. Program Coordinator

stars@usfigureskating.org

www.starscombine.org

 

 

Melissa Vriner

National S.T.A.R.S. Program Coordinator

U.S. Figure Skating

 

 

STARS@usfigureskating.org

www.starscombine.org