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Buckland brothers bring home gold and silver
(Updated 11 hours ago)
Posted: 24th October 2014

Great Britain’s figure skaters dominated the podium positions at the 19th International Cup of Nice.

British champions Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland won gold at the French figure skating event – their first competition of the season.

Olivia Smart and Joe Buckland, Nick’s brother, followed up on their recent fourth place at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial in Bratislava with a silver medal at the Sports Palace Jean Bouin.

Britain’s number one junior Danni Harrison came away with a bronze in the Junior Ladies event.

Robin Cousins MBE, the National Ice Skating Association’s figure skating high performance programme manager, said: “These are very solid results for different reasons. Penny and Nick had a strong year last season but were set back by injury and illness so this was only their first event of 2014/15.

“They did exactly what was required and sent a clear signal out that they will be real contenders this year.

“For Joe and Olivia, it’s their first season as a senior

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24th October 2014
First Lake Bled Ice Challenge, Slovenia – 27th – 30th November 2014
(Added 11 hours ago)

Please find attached the Announcement and entry forms for the above competition. The closing date for this competition is 10th November 2014.

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International Synchronized Skating Mixed Age Trophy – 17th-18th April 2015 Le Havre, France
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We are very pleased to announce the first International Synchronized Skating Mixed Age Trophy. The competition will take place in Le Havre, France (near Paris and Lille) April 17th and 18th 2015 .
The competition is exclusively for teams of the category Mixed Age and we are hoping that

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23rd October 2014
Speed skaters to take on Europe in Dresden Star Class Cup
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This weekend (24-26th October), British speed skaters will be in action at the Star Class Cup in Dresden, Germany. Nine members of GB Short Track’s World Class Performance Programme will be competing against the best skaters in Europe to battle it out for a place in the final.

This is

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22nd October 2014
16th Tampere Santa Claus Figure Skating Competition 2014 – Finland
(Added 2 days ago)

Please see the attached announcement and entry forms if you are interested in this competition – 5th – 7th December 2014.

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COACH POSITIONS AVAILABLE – PLANET ICE MILTON KEYNES
(Added 2 days ago)

ISS Milton Keynes currently has vacancies for full time, self-employed ice skating coaches operating at the newly refurbished Planet Ice rink in Milton Keynes. They are looking for coaches who are reliable, highly motivated and enthusiastic and want to be part of a great team, must be at

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Budapest Cup 2015 - International Synchronized Skating Competition - 19th - 21st March, 2015
(Added 3 days ago)

Please find attached the Announcement and Preliminary Entry Form for the 1st Budapest Cup - International Synchronized Skating Competition, to be organized in Budapest (HUN), on the 19th-21st March, 2015. The Final Entry Forms will be posted shortly.

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GB SHORT TRACK - Christie dominates again at Invitation Cup
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National Ice Skating Association - elise christie _ invitation cup winner 2014.jpgElise Christie shone at the Invitation Cup in Heerenveen, Holland this weekend (18-19th October) after winning two individual distances (1000m and 1500m) to finish first in the overall classification on points. This is her fifth consecutive win at the competition, which sees the squad

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20th October 2014
GB SHORT TRACK - Successful first day for British speed skaters at Invitation Cup
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Britain’s short track speed skaters had an encouraging first day at the Invitation Cup today (Saturday 18th October) following a slow start in the early rounds. There were two top three positions for the GB squad in the women’s 1500m race with Elise Christie taking first place, whilst

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20th October 2014
GB SHORT TRACK - 2014-15 season starts for Britain’s speed skaters with Invitation Cup
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Britain’s short track speed skaters are in Heerenveen, Netherlands this weekend for the first international event of the season; the 2014 Short Track Invitation Cup (18-19th October). The competition will be the squad’s first chance to impress on an international stage as they start their

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17th October 2014
British Synchronized Skating Championships 2015

The announcement and entry forms for the British Synchronized Championships 2015 are now available here.

Please note the closing date for entries is the 08-12-2014.

16th October 2014
Solo Dance 2014/2015 criteria

An amended version of the solo dance criteria 2014 / 2015, clarifying the age criteria, can be found here

14th October 2014
British Championships 2014

The provisional allocation of events at the British Championships 2014 can be found here.

The allocation is only provisional and may alter subject to the number of entries in individual categories. The events may also take place in a different order to that shown on the particular days.

13th October 2014
Competitive Test Applications from the Ice Skate Wales Open IJS - Deeside October 2014

We are pleased to confirm that competitive test applications from the Ice Skate Wales Open IJS at Deeside (October 2014) can now be submitted.

Any skaters wishing to use their scores for a competitive test pass should send the relevant paperwork and fee to the Test & Membership

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8th October 2014
NORTHERN IRELAND LAUNCHES 1ST ICE SKATING ACADEMY

At the age of just 18, Dempsey Andrews. Champion Ice Skater & NISA Level 2 Coach has set up what is believed to be the first ice skating academy in the region, to help the stars of the future. For further information please see attached link as well as the PDF press release.

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Lilah Fear and Jacob Payne – Our Junior Grand Prix Experience
7th October 2014
Life begins on the ice at 40 for skate queen Sharron!

When Sheffield construction management director Sharron Taylor reached the age of 40, she decided to swap building projects for sparkles and spins.

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Sharron Taylor ice skating at iceSheffield

Taylor, from Dore, who runs her own construction management company with her partner Nigel

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6th October 2014
ISU International Synchronized Skating Competition – Neuchatel Trophy 19 – 21 Feb 2015

The announcement for the above competition is attached.

Teams should confirm their intention to enter to the NISA office (emma.walton@iceskating.org.uk) before 30th October 2015.

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3rd October 2014
Update to National Rankings – Basic Novice Singles

NISA is pleased to announce that we are now accepting scores for a National Ranking of Basic Novice Singles Skaters – Ladies and Men. Skaters may submit scores from national IJS and international competitions, and from Levels 5, 6 and 7 categories at club open competitions using the

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4th September 2014
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Level 2 Ice Skating Coaching position (Freelance) – Broadgate Ice Rink, London

Broadgate Ice Rink are looking for an enthusiastic, fun and flexible freelance Level 2 NISA qualified Skate Coach for the winter season.

From 17 November 2014 to 26 February 2015, we need a dedicated coach to teach beginner and seasoned skaters, as well as potentially run group lessons

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3rd October 2014
Notts tot glides through skating school

A youngster from Nottingham is the coolest on the ice after gliding through all of her Skate UK awards – at only five years old.

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Alexa Butler as a Dalmatian in her ice skating Christmas show last year
Alexa Butler, who has lessons at Nottingham’s National Ice Centre (NIC), is

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1st November 2014 - 2nd November 2014
Long Track Speed Skating Introduction Weekend

On 1st and 2nd November 2014, NISA, in association with Schaatstraining Advies BV, KIA Skating Academy and Viking skates will hold a weekend long introduction to long track speed skating.

The course will be held in Inzell, Germany, where the KIA skating academy is based and where we have

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2nd November 2014
Nottingham Open
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3rd November 2014 - 5th November 2014
Basingstoke Open IJS

Due to the high number of entries submitted for the Basingstoke IJS Open, the club have announced that they are unfortunately unable to accept any more entries, and regret that they cannot accommodate everyone. A reserve list is being kept and competitors may gain a place if there are

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Aldwych Open
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8th November 2014 - 8th November 2014
Galleon Centre, Kilmarnock - Levels 1-9 - Higher and Lower level tests
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Levels 1-9 - Higher and Lower level tests.
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10th November 2014 - 11th November 2014
Kent Opens (RJS)

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Altrincham Test Session
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13th November 2014 - 13th November 2014
Cardiff Test Session
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14th November 2014
Widnes Test Session
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17th November 2014
Wales and West Synchronised Skating Competition
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29th September 2014
New & Updated Articles
24th October 2014
Test Organisers
(Added 11 hours ago)

For a copy of the Test Organiser Manual click here
For a blank copy of the Test Record Book please click here
Test Organiser Nomination Form click here

For a list of test organisers see below.

Aberdeen Linx Ice Arena

Singles, Field Moves & Dance: Gayle Stephen -

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24th October 2014
NISA Licensed Coaches Levels 1-5 2014-2015
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National Rankings
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National Rankings 2014 – 2015
(Added 11 hours ago)

The national rankings for the 2014/15 season including all scores submitted up to today’s date are now available. Please note that you will only be included in the rankings if you have requested this and submitted your score (excluding NISA-allocated International Competitions where your

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24th October 2014
Supporters Club
(Added 17 hours ago)

Goals

“NISA is working hard to return Great Britain to the International competition scene in Long Track and to provide all of its members the opportunity to try and to compete in this great sport. As there are currently no 400m ice

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22nd October 2014
Results
(Added 2 days ago)
20th October 2014
Board Information
(Added 4 days ago)
20th October 2014
Membership, Tests, Competitions and All Other Applications Forms
(Added 4 days ago)

Application, Entry and Membership forms can be downloaded here.

To download the relevant form, simply right-click on the link and 'Save Target As . . . ' which will allow you to save the file to disk. Then all you need to do is print the form, fill it out and send it to NISA at:

National

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17th October 2014
Medal Test Standards

If any skater has a question regarding any of their times on these documents in order for a time to be changed they will need to submit an official protocol containing the time in question to Michelle Neville.

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