Hockey Skating Skills
Fundamental skating for hockey ages 6+
CSS Learn to Skate USA Hockey 1-4 is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating to beginner skaters. Proper skating technique is the primary focus with an emphasis on speed and agility. (Ages 6 and up or successful completion of Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3 and 4)
Who: Youth wanting to learn to skate to move into hockey. No sticks or pucks used during class.
What: Learn to Skate USA Hockey Skating Skills
When: Sundays 5:55-6:45 pm and/or Wednesdays 5:55-6:45 pm We offer on-going progressive enrollment, join a class at your convenience. You have the flexibility to choose your start date and class days.
Where: Sports Plus 10765 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241
Why: Because we love skating and think you will too!
Bonus: Skate Rental included!
Upon completion of Hockey 3, skaters will be asked to start Learn to Play Hockey with the Cincinnati Swords Youth Hockey Program. Hockey 4 will be completed with CSS congruent to the start of LTPH. Upon completion of Hockey 4, the skater will graduate CSS classes and move 100% to the Swords Program. We want our hockey players to be the first player to the puck!
- Hockey 1 Introductory level. Age 6 and up (skaters under 6 must have passed Snowplow Sam 1-3). Fall and recover, hockey stance, march, glide, swizzle, t-push, stop.
- Hockey 2 Forward strides, forward c-cuts, backward hustle and swizzles, and more. Prerequisite: Hockey 1
- Hockey 3 Lateral crossovers, forward edges, backward c-cuts, backward stop, one foot stop, and more. Prerequisite: Hockey 2
- Hockey 4 Quick starts and stops, forward crossovers, backward crossovers, hockey stops, and more. Prerequisite: Hockey 3
- Power Skating Powerful backward c-cuts, forward and backward alternating crossovers, lateral pivots, V-stops, turns, and more. Prerequisite: Hockey 4
View a full description of the curriculum here: https://learntoskateusa.com/
Register for a CSS Learn to Skate USA Hockey Class
Learn to Skate USA Membership – All CSS skaters are required to become Learn to Skate USA Members. Click here to register.
Questions? Please contact our Skating Director at 513.512.3361 or Director@SkateCincinnati.org