Learning to Ice Skate in Minnesota
More kids are learning to ice skate as the popularity of both professional figure skating and ice hockey increases.
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Ice skating is a perfect sport to entice a kid away from video games and TV during the winter months. While figure skating is seen primarily as an individual accomplishment and hockey is a team sport, learning how to ice skate provides similar benefits no matter which form is tried.
Ice skating will help a child to:
- Become stronger, more flexible and more coordinated
- Learn self-motivation
- Know what it means to discipline oneself to achieve a goal
- Meet new friends that share a similar interest
Some basic tips on how to ice skate.
Where You Can Learn How to Ice Skate
You can, of course, learn how to ice skate by trial and error in the same way we did as kids. Find a rink or safely frozen pond, lace up your skates and begin!
Every area of Minnesota offers opportunities for those who want instruction or help in learning to ice skate. Here are some resources for those who want to learn to figure skate in Minnesota:
Minnesota is famous for its hockey teams at every level from elementary school through professional hockey. Some of the best places to hone those skills include:
More Winter Sports Pages:
Minnesota Cross-Country Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing Basics
Minnesota Ski Resorts
How to Ice Skate
Ice Fishing in Minnesota
Snowmobiling in Minnesota
Skijoring in Minnesota
Dogsledding Tours in Minnesota
Minnesota Winter Activities
List of Winter Sports
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