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January 2015
Sad News On Christmas Eve, our coach Lorain Logg, her husband Richard, and the children were in a car crash and sadly Richard died on Boxing day. Lorraine and kids are not badly hurt.  
Richard Logg’s funeral is on Friday 9th January at Warriston crematorium at 12.00 then a small tea at Murrayfield ice rink in the Riversdale Suite afterwards.
     
Each Sunday 10.15 to 10.15 Ruth's Group Number for the Exhibition Show. skate hire end of the rink
  10.30 to 11.00 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Viennese Waltz  
  (learn on end ice, skate hire end,  then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)  
  11.15 to 11.45 Group Tuition -  Entrance end of the rink  
Backward curves, Change of edge, Outside to inside and introduce inside to outside, Backward spiral - Higher skaters backward catch.
     
February 2015    
Each Sunday 10.30 to 11.00 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Willow Waltz
(learn on end ice, skate hire end,  then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)
  11.15 to 11.45 Group Tuition -  Entrance end of the rink  
Forward cross swing leg into Mohawk change feet into backward landing position. Repeat. Then same exercise alternate way. Continuous outside 3 turns, Continuous inside 3 turns, Depending on level introduce backward outside/inside 3 turns. Spins. 2 foot, 1 foot and back spins.
Sunday 4th Club session as usual  
     
Sunday 8th Closing date for entries to skate in the Club Exhibition Show.  
  Members who wish to skate in the clubs Exhibition Show  on Sunday 22nd February 2015 must have their completed forms in to-day. Exhibition Show application form  
     
Sunday 22nd Murrayfield Ice Skating Club's Exhibition Show. 10.15am -12.00noon
  Advanced Booking
Adults - £4.50
Children Under 16 and Concessions - £3.50
Family Ticket - £12.00  (2 adults & 2 Children or 1 adult and 3 children)
 
At the door on the day
Adults - £5.50
Children Under 16
and Concessions - £4.50
Family Ticket - £15.00 (2 adults & 2 Children or 1 adult and 3 children)
March 2015    
Each Sunday 10.30 to 11.00 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Foxtrot  
  (learn on end ice, skate hire end,  then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)  
  11.15 to 11.45 Group Tuition -  Entrance end of the rink  
  Salchow, Sit spin, 3 jump combination, (3 jump-3jump), Forward Spiral into bunnyhop into a drag, pivots forward and backwards, 2 continuous forward outside 3 turns and inside 3 turns.  
     
Sunday 29th Summer Time  - Clocks GO FORWARD 1 Hour. 
So change your alarm on Saturday or you will be late for the club.
 
     
  Murrayfield Open Competitions - Requirements and  Entry form now available  
     
  MISC UK Skate  Competitions - Events for members & non Members
Requirements & Entry News form now available
 
     
April 2015    
Each Sunday 10.30 to 11.00 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Fiesta Tango   
  (learn on end ice, skate hire end,  then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)  
  11.15 to 11.45 Group Tuition -  Entrance end of the rink  
  Forward 2 foot slalom, Backward 2 foot slalom, Forward outside and inside curves, Backward outside and inside curves, Interlinked 3 turns forward Outside and Inside, 1 foot spin with correct entry and exit, 3 jump, salchow, forward outside and forward inside spiral  
     
Sunday 5th Easter Bonnet Parade. Prizes for the best Bonnet
On ice games and  a visit from the Easter Bunny.
 
     
May 2015    
  Murrayfield Ice Skating Club IJS Open Competitions 2015  
Friday 1st to
Monday 4th
Single skating including Beginners, Short and Long Programs.  
Tuesday 5th to
Wednesday 6th
Dance events including Solo Dance series  
     
Each Sunday 10.30 to 11.00 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Prelim Foxtrot  
  (learn on end ice, skate hire end,  then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)  
  11.15 to 11.45 Group Tuition -  Entrance end of the rink  
  Forward 1 foot slalom, Forward crossrolls, Change of edge forward outside to forward inside, Introduce back spin, teapots, introduce a sit spin ,backward spiral, salchow introduce toe (or loop for some)  
     
Sunday 17th MISC UK Skate  
               Spectators
Adults £1.75         Children/Concessions £0.75

Murrayfield ISC members enter free when signing in
 
     
Sunday 17th Rink Closes for maintenance Approximately 8 weeks. Estimated reopening date is Friday 31st July 2015.  
 

 

 
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th For the first time ever several reps from different figure skating manufactures are coming to Scotland for a workshop.
The venue is 76 Rosslyn Street Kirkaldy, KY1 3AB, from 10.00am to 4.00pm
Any coaches, parents or skaters who are interested are welcome to dropping in for a chat with them and to look at their products. Click on poster for more details.
     
Friday 31st Confirmed re-opening date for the Ice Rink  
     
August 2015    
Sunday 2nd The Club restarts this Sunday.   
  New Club time will be from 10.00am to 11.45.  That is 15minutes earlier than before the shutdown.  
     
     
     
     
September 2015  
Each Sunday 10.30 to 11.00 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Palais Glide  
(learn on end ice, skate hire end,  then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)  
  11.15 to 11.45 Group Tuition -  Entrance end of the rink  
Forward 1 foot slalom, Forward crossrolls, Change of edge forward outside to forward inside, Introduce back spin, teapots, introduce a sit spin ,backward spiral, salchow introduce toe (or loop for some). Linking movements together  
     
Sunday 6th Pedal for Scotland are holding an event on Sunday and there will be road closures and traffic restrictions from 5.00am to 8.00pm. As the end of the event is at Murrayfield stadium this will result in some access restrictions at the rink.
There will be no access from Corstorphine road into Riversdale Crescent (opposite Murrayfield Hotel). You will have to access Riversdale Crescent from the junction of Corstorphine road and Saughtonhall Drive (this does not affect anyone coming down past Jenner's Depository). There is still access over the bridge into the ice rink car park but cars will only have access on one side of the bridge for both in and out. Stewards will control the flow of traffic over the bridge. Please be patient and courteous and give yourself a little extra time to get in.  
 
 
 

Details about the event can be found on their website - http://pedalforscotland.org

 
     
  MISC annual Exhibition show. Have your say in what  the theme will be . Forms are available from the club

Closing date for suggestions is 27th September 2015.
Sunday 27th Closing date for suggestion for the theme of the 2016 MISC Exhibition Show.  
     
October 2015    
     
Each Sunday 10.30 to 11.00 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Foxtrot  
  (learn on end ice, skate hire end,  then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)  
  11.15 to 11.45 Group Tuition -  Entrance end of the rink  
  Basic forward and backward skating. (Not using toe pick and knee bend exercise) Working on check position to help with landing positions, 3 turns etc Forward and backward curves. (Outside and inside edge). Linking movements together  
     
Sunday 18th Voting for MISC Exhibition Show Theme ends.  
     
Sunday 25th Halloween Party on ice  See Halloween 2014 for last years photographs
  See this years pictures
  Games on Ice - (starting 10.45)
Prizes for best costume (judging starting 11.25)
  Winter Time  - Clocks GO BACK 1 Hour. 
So change your alarm on Saturday or you will be early for the club and the games
     
NOVEMBER  2015  
Each Sunday 10.15 to 10.45 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Prelim Foxtrot
(learn on end ice, skate hire end, then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals)
11.00 to 11.30 Group Tuition - Entrance end of the rink
Step sequence (basic), Interlinked 3 turns (outside and inside), 3 jump (correct entry and exit), Upright spin (correct entry and exit) Linking movements together
Sunday 1st Closing date for entries to the MISC UK Skate Competitions
MISC Exhibition Show. The theme for the 2016 Exhibition Show is MUSICALS
The votes of the members were counted and the highest number of votes was for Musicals closely followed by Music From the Movies/films and with Colours in 3rd place
Sunday 8th Murrayfield Ice Skating Club Annual General Meeting. 12.00 SISA outer office.
Sunday 22nd MISC UK Skate Competitions 4.30pm
   
December 2015
Each Sunday 10.15 to 10.45 Learn a dance - This months dance is the Viennese Waltz
(learn on end ice, skate hire end, then practice as the first dance in the dance intervals) Pattern Steps
11.00 to 11.30 Group Tuition - Entrance end of the rink
Step sequence (basic), Interlinked 3 turns (outside and inside), 3 jump (correct entry and exit), Upright spin (correct entry and exit) Linking movements together
Sunday 13th Christmas Party
On Ice, Games(starting 10.45)
Palais Glide Competition - Prize for best group. Groups consist of 2-4 skaters
Fancy Dress judging (11.30)
Visit from Santa (he is expected about 11.35)
Off Ice in the Riversdale suit from 12.00noon to 2.00pm - Games music and a buffet.
Sunday 20th The Club is on as usual this Sunday
Sunday 27th The Club is on as usual this Sunday