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Paul Wylie Skating Clinic

Figure Skating Clinic with Paul Wylie

Saturday April 6 & Sunday April 7
We are SO excited to be able to bring you the amazingly talented and FUN coach and Olympic Medalist Paul Wylie for a fun filled weekend clinic!  We have options for EVERYONE at this clinic: High and Low Freestyle, Adults Only, and Learn to Skate!  Read below for information on your specific track.

About Paul: Paul Wylie is an Olympic Silver Medalist and World Professional Champion as well as an Olympic and World Championship Broadcaster.  Paul combines a passion for high performance and wellness with a background in coaching and mentoring athletes and business leaders towards peak performance. As an Olympic medalist in figure skating, former Disney executive and Harvard Business School MBA, he trains people all over the world to help them transform their productivity, fitness and overall health, instilling the benefits of physical movement, nutrition, positive psychology, perseverance, motivation, innovation and creativity

Kristy Hemstreet

Skating Director

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We do have limited space in each section so be sure to register EARLY!

Private Lessons with Paul Wylie

Each Skater who is in enrolled for the Figure Skating Clinic (adult and LTS excluded) will have 1 hour of freestyle a day.  We will be sending out a schedule for skaters to choose which hour they would like to sign up for. Private lessons will have first choice and then the remaining spots will be filled first come first served.

Paul will be offering private lessons at the rate of $120/hr. We will be scheduling the lessons in 20min increments.

All private lessons will be organized by the Garner Ice House Skating Director - Kristy Hemstreet.  For more information and to schedule, please email:

**First Priority is given to skaters in the clinics**


High & Low Freestyle Tracks

Our High & Low Freestyle tracks are our biggest tracks.  The skaters will be at the rink on Saturday April 6 from 11:30a-4:30p (with freestyle ice 5-8p) and Sunday April 7 from 8:15a-2p (with freestyle 2:30-5:30p).

High Freestyle Group: Must have ALL singles including Axel and be working on Doubles and/or triples
Low Freestyle Group: Must have all singles and may or may not be working on Axel

Each registration for the High & Low Freestyle track comes with an hour of freestyle ice.  We will send out a sign up for your freestyle ice closer to the date of the camp.  Private Lessons with Paul are also available during Freestyle.

COST: Full Clinic (2 day) - $225; Half Clinic (1 Day) - $140

Saturday April 6 Schedule

11:30-12:15 Warm Up Warm up
12:30-1:15 On Ice Jumps Yoga
1:15-2:00 Yoga On Ice Jumps
2:00-3:00 Lunch/Rest/Stretching Lunch/Rest/Stretching
3:00-3:45 On Ice Spins Mental toughness Seminar
3:45-4:30 Mental Toughness Seminar On Ice Spins
5:00-8:00 Freestyle Ice Freestyle Ice

Sunday April 7 Schedule

8:15-8:45 Warm Up Warm Up
9:00-9:45 Edge Quality Ballet
9:45-10:30 Ballet Edge Quality
10:30-11:00 Snack/Rest Snack/Rest
11:00-12:00 Keynote Speech Keynote Speech
12:30-1:15 Jump/Spin Off Ice Strength
1:15-2:00 Off ice Strength Jump/Spin
2:30-5:30 Freestyle ice Freestyle Ice

Adults ONLY Track

This track is designed JUST for our adult skaters!! Ages 18+ welcome.  You DO need to have previous figure skating experience in order to participate in this track.  If you have any questions about if your current skating level will be acceptable in our Adult Clinic, please email Kristy and she will help you right away! 
As a general rule - we ask that you can skate forward, backward, know crossovers and be working on spins and jumps.

Adult Skating Clinic:
Saturday April 6th from 2:15-4pm PLUS attendance to Sunday's Keynote Speech at 11am. 
2:15-3:00pm - On Ice Skills with Paul
3:10-4:00pm - Yoga
Optional Freestyle 5-8pm Saturday and 2:30-5:30pm  Sunday will be offered to our adult skaters at a discounted rate once our High/Low spots have been chosen.

COST: $60

Learn to Skate With Paul!

We have a fun filled opportunity for all of our Learn to Skate participants ages 3+!

You can come skate with Paul Wylie on Sunday April 7th from 10:30-11:00am!

Just $15 per skater (skate rental included!) 

*Must be a current or previous participant in a Learn to Skate program at any Polar facility*

Guest Instructor: Rachael Flatt

Meet our Mental Toughness Seminar Speaker: 
Rachael is the 2010 US National Champion, a 2010 Olympian, 2008 World Junior Champion, and 3x World Team Member, with a best finish of 5th. In 2015, she graduated from Stanford University and is now completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill studying athlete mental health and eating disorders.

Guest Instructor: Firman Walden

Firman is the founder and owner of FirmFit Personal Training, and has been working as a personal trainer/coach in the triangle area for more than 20 years. He is a USFS recognized off-ice trainer, is ACE & NSCA certified, and has more than 25 years of experience as an athlete, coach, and personal trainer. 

Guest Instructor: Kelda Nolen

Meet Our Yoga Instructor: Kelda Nolen is a Figure Skating Instructor and 200hr RYT Yoga instructor specializing in yoga techniques for skaters. She is originally from Omaha, NE and now resides in Fayetteville, NC with her husband and 4 kids who also enjoy yoga and skating. She is a professional member of ISI, USFS, and PSA