Skating Level Matrix

For reference or comparison, the matrix below corresponds to the Skate Canada test level groups.

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Skate Kingston Skating Level Matrix

LEVEL FREESKATE SKILLS DANCE
CanSkate N/A CanSkate Stage 1-6 N/A

Pre-Junior

(Pre-STAR )

Stage 4 CanSkate COMPLETED and up to COMPLETE CanSkate Stage 5

(Skaters MUST be enrolled in at least 1 CanSkate session to participate in Pre-Junior) 

Junior

( STAR 1)

Stage 5 CanSkate COMPLETED, working on CanSkate Stage 6 and STAR 1 Skills, Freeskate and Dance

Intermediate

(STAR 2-5)

STAR 2, 3 (Preliminary) STAR 2, 3 (Preliminary) STAR 2, 3 (Preliminary)
STAR 4, 5 (Junior Bronze) STAR 4, 5 (Junior Bronze) STAR 4, 5 (Junior Bronze)

Senior

(STAR 6 – GOLD)

 

STAR 6 (Senior Bronze) STAR 6 (Senior Bronze) STAR 6 (Senior Bronze)
STAR 8 (Junior Silver) STAR 8 (Junior Silver) STAR 8 (Junior Silver)
STAR 10 (Senior Silver) STAR 10 (Senior Silver) STAR 10 (Senior Silver)
Gold Gold Gold
    Diamond

DANCE LEVELS ARE LISTED BUT ARE NOT USED FOR DETERMINING THE SESSION LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS BASED ON THE NEW SKATE CANADA STAR SYSTEM. ONLY FREESKATE AND SKILL LEVEL DETERMINE THE LEVEL QUALIFIED TO SKATE ON THE DIFFERENT SESSIONS.

 

When you register with Skate Kingston, please refer to the above Skating Level Matrix when determining the appropriate STAR Skate level for your skater. Our matrix above reflects:

 

  1. 1. A CanSkater having achieved COMPLETE CanSkate  Stage 5 qualifies for  Junior (STAR 1).

 

  1. A Pre-Junior skater (Pre-STAR) has achieved the COMPLETE CanSkate Stage 4 (all 3 ribbons).

      Skaters MUST be enrolled in at least 1 CanSkate session to participate in Pre-Junior.

 

  1. A Junior skater (STAR 1) has achieved COMPLETE CanSkate Stage 5 up to COMPLETE

      STAR 1 Freeskate and Skills.  

 

4a. A Low Intermediate skater (STAR 2-4) has COMPLETE  STAR 1 Freeskate and STAR 1 Skills up to STAR 3 (Preliminary) & STAR 4 Freeskate AND STAR 5 Skills (Jr Bronze).

 

4b. A High Intermediate skater (STAR 5) has COMPLETE STAR 5 Freeskate (Jr Bronze)  

       AND COMPLETE STAR 5 Skills (Junior Bronze).

 

  1. A Senior skater (STAR 6-GOLD) has passed the COMPLETE Junior Bronze Freeskate (STAR 5), AND Senior Bronze Skills (STAR 6). A senior is working on Senior Bronze Freeskate (STAR 6) or higher AND Junior Silver Skills (STAR 8) or higher.
                                                                                                                                              

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