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New NISA National Squad Structure
Posted: 14th July 2014

NISA has revised the national squad structure for Performance and Development as from 1st July 2014.

Nick Sellwood, NISA Chief Executive, says:  “Following the recent review of the NISA Performance and Development programmes, we are now pleased to announce a new structure that will provide a seamless pathway to enhance the development of our figure skaters from Talent levels through to the UK Sport World Class Programme. This new structure was approved by the NISA board, who have allocated the “ring fenced” funding of the “NISA  Legacy Development Fund” to support this programme over the next 4 years.

We will shortly announce the details of the camp activities, educational programmes for skaters and other support”.

There will now be five national squads:

National Team Performance Director – Hilary Selby
UK Talent Squad
UK Talent Potential Development Director – David Hartley
Regional Development Level 2
Regional Development Level 1



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22nd July 2014
Qualification and Selection to the Development Squads – UK Talent Potential and Regional Development Levels 1 and 2 – 2014-15
(Updated 12 hours ago)

NISA is pleased to announce the new requirements for qualification and selection to the three new levels of Development – UK Talent Potential, Regional Development Level 2 and Regional Development Level 1.

All skaters, including members of the 2013/4 International and National

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Vacancy for Figure Skating High Performance Programme Manager – closing date 30th July 2014
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21st July 2014
Vacancy for NISA Board - Non-Executive Independent Members
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NISA steps up search for GB stars with Long Track try out
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National Ice Skating Association - nisa logo longtrack.jpgThe revival of Long Track Speed Skating in the UK is set to take a key step forward with the announcement of a try out event.

Governing body the National Ice Skating Association (NISA) has teamed up with the Dutch company Schaatstraining Advies BV, the KIA Skating Academy and Viking

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16th July 2014
Qualification and Selection to the National Team and UK Talent Squad 2014-15
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Please find attached information with regard to qualification and selection to the National Team and UK Talent Squad 2014-15.

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15th July 2014
New pathway to support next generation of world class figure skaters

National Ice Skating Association - penny_nick.jpgA new national figure skating squad structure has been unveiled by the sport’s governing body to support the development of world class athletes.

The National Ice Skating Association (NISA) has introduced a five-tier structure which has been designed to provide a seamless pathway for

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14th July 2014
National Team and UK Talent Squad International Selection Manual and Athlete Agreement 2014-15

The 2014-15 International Selection Manual and Athlete Agreement 2014-15 for the National Team and UK Talent Squad is now available for download here: http://iceskating.org.uk/node/6724

14th July 2014
Orton Trophy 2014

Please find attached the announcement and information for the Orton Trophy 2014, an international interclub competition for figure skaters from 12 – 14 September 2014 in Finland. The website for more information is http://evt.sporttisaitti.com/yksinluistelu/kilpailut-2014-2015/orton-trophy-2014

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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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11th July 2014
NISA announces the new safeguarding policy and connected disciplinary procedures

NISA announces the new safeguarding policy and connected disciplinary procedures approved by the Board on 10th July 2014 .

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Lee Valley Synchronised Skating Competitions

The Announcement and Entry Forms for the Lee Valley Synchronised Skating Competitions and the Mary Groombridge Trophy Dance Competitions taking place on the 21st – 23rd October can be found here

11th July 2014
Young skaters take home national titles

Talented young ice skaters are celebrating after scooping national titles at a prestigious competition in Sheffield.

iceSheffield played host to the National Ice Skating Association’s (NISA) Solo Dance Championships, which saw close to 110 promising young skaters compete in 13 categories

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9th July 2014
Competitive Test Applications from the British Solo Dance Championships – June/July 2014

We are pleased to confirm that competitive test applications from the British Solo Dance Championships held June-July 2014 in Sheffield can now be submitted.

Any skaters wishing to use their scores for a competitive test pass should send the relevant paperwork and fee to Susanna Gentil

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4th July 2014
DANCE ACADEMY TRAINING CAMP –Slough Ice Arena, 11-13 Aug 2014

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IJS Sheffield 2014: 25th - 29th August 2014
(Updated 2 weeks ago)

The Announcement and Entry Form for the IJS Sheffield to be held at IceSheffield in August 2014 can be found here

Please note that the closing date is 1st August 2014 at 17:00.

Late entries will not be accepted, so please retain proof of submission prior to this date/time in case of any

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3rd July 2014
SYNCHRONIZED SKATING COMPETITION / FRANCE

For a list of international synchronized skating competitions scheduled in France please click here.

3rd July 2014
Trophy D'Ecosse 2015

Please click here for announcement and forms for Trophy D'Ecosse 2015.

2nd July 2014
Medal haul for table-topping Team GB at Adult ISU competition

Team GB finished top of the medal table for the second year in a row at the 10th International Adult Figure Skating Competition in Germany.

The British team won 13 first place trophies at the competition held in Oberstdorf with Stuart Bell winning both the elite men’s freestyle and

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2nd July 2014
ISS Coventry Summer Camp: 13-15 August 2014

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SKATE LIKE A STAR

The brand new adult skating event that makes you the star of your very own performance captured on high quality DVD.

If you slave away day after day with nothing to show for it, why not take this unique opportunity to perform all alone on the ice, in your best skating outfits or

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25th July 2014 - 25th July 2014
Nottingham Test Session

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Whitley Bay Test Session
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28th July 2014
Cleveleys Test Session
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28th July 2014
Oxford Test Session

High Levels 7-10 am
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31st July 2014
Basingstoke Test Session
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1st August 2014
Sheffield Test Session

Levels 1-10 Field Moves and Dance
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Galleon Test Session
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4th August 2014 - 9th August 2014
ISS INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP: Austria

Join Yuri Bureiko and the International School of Skating coaching team for our Summer Camp from 4 – 9 August 2014.
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Summer Skating Camp 4th – 8th August 2014, Dundee Ice Arena

The 2014 Summer Skating Camp will take place from Monday 4th August – Friday 8th August 2014 and is to be held at the Dundee Ice Arena, Scotland with International Guest Coach Gheorghe Chiper - 8 times Rumanian Champion as well as European, World & Olympic Competitor. The Camp aims to

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NISA COACH CONVENTION 2014

The three-day Coaches Convention dates have now provisionally been confirmed and will take place from Sunday 10 – Tuesday 12 August 2014.

As with the recent Convention this will include a variety of both on and off-ice activities covering all disciplines, including seminars with

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21st July 2014
National Team and UK Talent Squad List 2014-15
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The History of Long Track Speed Skating
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Exactly where and when the roots of speed skating where laid is impossible to trace. In many places in Europe, in particular in Scandinavia, Northern Europe and the Netherlands animal bones of cow and horse have been found dating back a millennium. These were used to move around on the

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18th July 2014
Fixtures
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18th July 2014
Development Team Athlete Agreement
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18th July 2014
International and National Teams – Squad List
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18th July 2014
Development Team – Qualification and Application
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Qualification and Selection to Development Squads 2014_2015 - click here
Scores for Qualification to Development Squads 2014_2015 - click here
Required Elements - Pairs - click here
Required Elements - Men - click here
Required Elements - Ladies - click here

17th July 2014
Skaters
(Added 5 days ago)

All known UK Long Track skaters are listed here. Further information on each skater is available on either the Current Skaters or Previous Skaters (see below). The UK Squad has not yet been selected. When selected details of those skaters will also appear here.

If you are a Long Track

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17th July 2014
Get into Long Track
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Long track speed skating is a lesser known sport in the UK, but it hasn't always been so. Historically, the UK had a prominent role in the sport and

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17th July 2014
Qualification and Selection to the National Team/UK Talent Squad
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16th July 2014
Timeline – Figure Skating and Ice Dance Junior and Senior ISU Championships
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