Alain Quintard’s pictures from April 29th practice
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April 25 2016- NO practice June 30th. See you Monday July 4th. April 25 2016- Another rainy Monday means today's practice is cancelled. April 21 2016- This evening's practice is cancelled because of rain and wet conditions. See you Monday (hopefully). April 11 2016- Tonight's practice is cancelled because of wet track conditions at the Father Redmond 400m track. April 7 2016- Tonight's practice is cancelled because of snow covering the 200-meter track at Christ the King. April 4 2016- Tonight's practice is cancelled because of snow. April 3 2016- The 2016 season us upon us! We will be skating Mondays & Thursdays 6pm start in April. In May, Youth program starts at 6pm and Fitness and Racing programs at 6:45pm.
July 28 2015- Keep up with events- Nationals August 15-16 in Victoriaville, Quebec, August 17 TISC is hosting European coach Sutton Atkins for a workshop, and August 22-23 is the 24 Hours Roller Montreal. Event Calendar
WHO SHOULD COME OUT TO TISC?
If you can stand on your skates, roll comfortably and hold your balance, turn right and left, hop over obstacles, come to a stop safetly, then TISC is a good place for you to take your skating to the next level.
TISC welcomes skaters who looking to improve fitness; those who'd like to get into racing (road, marathons, track, sprint) and who'd like to take their skating to the next level by improving technique (skating movement), pack skills (skating with others), and speed!
WHEN & WHERE
The 2016 season's program is set for Mondays starting in May on the 400-meter track at Ken Cox Community Center (next to Humber College) at Lake Shore and Kipling and Thursdays at Christ the King School & track at Lake Shore and Brown's Line. New for this year from May to August, Youth Learn to Race, 6pm to 6:45pm! [More information on locations.
WHAT TO BRING
When you come to a TISC practice, make sure you bring...
- completed registration forms (member or guest) and waiver
- payments and fees
- a proper fitting helmet (mandatory)
- hand (wrist or palm protection such as cycling gloves or wrist guards), this is mandatory)
- a water bottle
- suitable active clothing, dressed for outdoor weather
- knee and elbow protection mandatory for skaters 15-years and under, unless parents sign off to indicate otherwise.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The 2016 program will focus on the development of speed, fitness, and skills with a focus on the following
- proper skating technique and agility
- fun, joy, and freedom of skating
- how to skate in a group setting
- achieving health through active participation
- tactics and strategy
Practices will begin with warm-up lasting about 30-minutes, on-skate technique to develop efficiency, followed by drills, activities, and training geared at developing technique, agility, higher speed, greater endurance, and tactical awareness.
TISC has a supply of rental racing skates (low boots, carbon fiber shell, big wheels!) available to its members. Cost is $100 for the season, $50 is skates are returned within 1-month of the start of the rental. A $400 security deposit is required. Please speak with a Board Member at practice to reserve a pair or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 FILES, FORMS, DOWNLOADS
Please make sure you print out and fill in the appropriate forms before coming to practice. All 2016 files, forms, and downloads are now available