Claudine Primorac Pallandt is a PSA (Professional Skaters Association) member and rated group instructor for United States Learn to Skate programs. She completed her coaching apprenticeship at the Ice Den in Scottsdale, Arizona, one of the top performing training centers in the US. Claudine remains active in her continuing coaching education through PSA sponsored workshops, seminars and courses. She has coached skaters of various levels in Chicago.
As an amateur skater and dual national of France and the United States, she competed in both countries. At the Junior ladies level, she competed in the 1985 French National Championships. Claudine holds 2 USFS (United States Figure Skating) gold medals in freestyle and moves in the field as well as her silver medal in figures.
Her skating technique was influenced by some of the most reputable and experienced coaches in France and the United States including, Andre Calame, Philippe Pelissier, Arthur Bourque and Cindy Watson Caprel.
Claudine’s coaching philosophy is the same for every skater, whether skating recreationally or competitively – to provide the skater with correct technique in order to build a solid foundation upon which the skater can progress and most importantly, to build up the skaters self- confidence.
She is a native English and French speaker and proficient in Spanish.
Adam Solya , choreographer
Adam comes for Hungary, he is a professional dancer, using various dance technics such as ballet, modern dance, jazz, contemporary dance, Latin or ballroom dancing for example.
He has a career as a professional dancer as well as a choreographer. He has danced in numerous productions in Hungary and in Belgium.
Since 2011 he is house choreographer for the Royal Conservatorium of Brussels for the public-productions.
Adam also has been a figure skating choreographer for the Belgian Figure Skating Federation for several years, and started to work with Skating Luxembourg in 2014.
Adam is known for his way of using the modern dance – upper body in the figure skating choreographies. His acting experience allows him to add a dramatic aspect to the interpretation of music and skating style.
Adam speaks Hungarian, English and Dutch.
Additionally, a team of instructors are helping our coaches during the skaties lessons: