Minnesota Masters Speedskating Club

Posted: January 17, 2013 by auttke in Getting Started


The Minnesota Masters Speedskating Club is dedicated to providing a source of information, support,  and fellowship to adult speedskaters in the Midwest.  Although we welcome skaters of all ages, our primary focus is on those over 30—masters skaters.

To help with the providing information component of the club, we offer the following:


Fall Master’s Camp MKE, September 30-October 2nd

Max registration: 30 

From beginners to advanced. We have an excellent team of coaches to serve each group of athlete!

The Coaches: Olympian and Olympic Coach-Nancy Swider-Peltz, Olympian-Brian Hansen, Olympian-Emery Lehman, World Team Member-Jeff Swider-Peltz, and Liam Ortega

Special presenters: Bob Corby of InStep Physical Therapy, Nick Rosencutter of Rosencutter Ultra Fitness and Performance, and Olusegun Sijuwade, sports scientist and skating equipment specialist.

September 30 thru October 2nd, $250, early bird $225 (by September 6th)

*For all FULL CAMP participants, lunch catered Saturday and Sunday. Those registered by individual day(s), based on availability.

Deadline: WEDNESDAY by 9pm, SEPTEMBER 28th. Waiting list will held via email once max entrants is reached.

Questions? Please email liamortega@gmail.com

*Please CANCEL by SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th at 9pm prior to camp for refund. After this deadline, entry fees will not be refunded.

Friday September 30
4-5:30pm Off-ice, check-in Lobby of Pettit and directed to meeting area
5:30-7pm LongTrack Ice: Technical introduction
7-8pm Review, sign up for 1-on-1 session with Nancy

It is requested you really try to make the opening Friday 4:00 session to make the entire weekend more effective because of technical understanding . We all know the difference between building on rock versus building on sand.

Saturday October 1st
9am warm-up in Bronze Room (lower level of Pettit)
Off-ice Dryland, followed by long track session with technical demonstrations

12:30pm Lunch (Hall of Fame Room)
Followed by PT presentation by Bob Corby, common injuries, remedy, and prevention

2-4pm Nick Rosencutter presentation on PRI and activation warm-up
Weight Room

Sunday October 2nd
9am warm-up, foam roll, and dryland (Bronze Room)
10-noon Long Track Ice Session with technical demonstrations
*Cool down ‘resistance stretch’ session with Jeff
Noon Lunch/panel Q&A with coaches (Hall of Fame Room)
1pm Equipment presentation by Olu Sijuwade

*Nancy is offering 30 minute 1-on-1 wrap-up session for each participant, sign-ups for time slots will be on Friday’s camp session.

*The host hotel is Country Inn and Suites in Brookfield. Mention “Pettit rate” when making your reservation. http://thepettit.com/about-us/visiting-milwaukee/

**IF you book with the HOST HOTEL for your stay, the following sessions prior to camp on Thursday (9am-11am OR 4-6:15pm) and Friday (9-11am) are free! Bring in receipt to front window as proof for wristbands.