Have you never been ice skating before? Do you love ice skating? Have you been ice skating for a while but are feeling a bit stuck? Are you finding ice skating difficult? Are you wanting to perform or compete in ice skating?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, consider working with an ice-skating coach. Whether you want to skate for recreation or want to compete, working with a coach will greatly benefit you and your enjoyment of the sport!
Here are a few reasons having a coach will benefit you:
1. You will prevent bad habits. When you practice ice skating on your own, you cannot see yourself. A coach will be watching to make sure you are doing moves correctly. It is difficult to learn new moves but even more difficult to correct bad habits. You will do yourself a favor by having a coach as soon as you can (even from your first step on the ice) to ensure you get the most enjoyment and improvement from your skating.
2. You can improve faster. If you are practicing the correct technique and focusing on what you need to work on, you will improve much quicker. Also, your sense of accomplishment will be greater.
3. You can prevent boredom and continue learning new skating moves. It’s not so much fun when you only know how to skate around the rink. Having a coach means you will work toward your goals or what you want to learn. It’s exciting when you’re learning new moves or really mastering something you’ve been working on for a while.
These are only three of the reasons to have a skating coach. Having an ice-skating coach can benefit anyone interested in ice skating. Enjoy your new progress and journey! 🙂
Christina as well as her brother, Will, and sister-in-law, Chea, all coach ice skating in San Diego.