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The British Ice Skating Academy of Dance will provide an opportunity for skaters to thrive. It will aim to become the new home of Ice Dance in the UK, creating opportunities for both the very best Ice Dancers as well as those progressing through the discipline.

The Academy will be led British Ice Skating in association with Torvill and Dean, Mark Hanretty and a range of BIS coaches supported by Sheffield City Trust. It will give skaters the opportunity to develop the skills and characteristics required to be a World and Olympic Champions.

Both skaters and their coaches will learn about themselves as competitors and people.

Solo Dance Camps

While Ice Dance couples will be invited to attend the Academy, all basic novice (and higher) solo ice dancers will be able to apply for a place on Solo Ice Dance camps. These regular camps will provide an opportunity for any skaters to spend valuable time with a team of coaches, working both on and off the ice. 

These inclusive camps will offer a route into the Academy, with entry criteria to join a camp set to be extended in the future.

Frequently asked questions

How do I sign up for a Solo Ice Dance camp?


All solo ice dance skaters will be able to sign up to the camps through the Sport80 platform should they meet the criteria.

The date to sign up will be released by British Ice Skating before bookings open.




How do I join the BIS Academy of Dance?


Ice Dance couples will be invited to attend by BIS staff and coaches.

All solo ice dancers who are at Basic Novice and higher will be able to apply for a place on a Solo Ice Dance camp.




What will be included in the camp?


Each camp will consists of a range of different classes, with time spent both on and off the ice. There will be gym, dance and on ince. Torvill and Dean, Mark Hanretty and a range of other BIS coaches will oversee the camp.




Who can join a Solo Ice Dance camp?


All skaters must be basic novice or above to book a place. These entry criteria will be amended in the future, with the camps evetaully opened to all skaters.





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