Why do Coaches recommend WIFA?
All over the world coaches confirm that the Prima boot is the best boot for beginners and skating courses. Why? Because of its optimal orthopedic form, good fitting, stability and strength and all this at a reasonable pricing. It is also the first choice for the experienced Recreational Skater.
Growing with WIFA
Many international champions, dancers, synchro skaters and professionals have grown up in WIFA.
They make their first single and double jumps in their Primas, Prima Intermediate or Deluxe Skatecs , enter their first local competitions in their Deluxe Champion or Champion Light and achieve international success with their Deluxe Goldstars, Diamonds or Allstars.
WIFA maintains ongoing contact with skaters and trainers to upgrade their skating boots to the changing technical standards and individual requirements of the skaters.
NEW DEVELOPMENTS 2011-2012
NEW! Prima Intermediate
This is the model for young skaters with good basic skills who are committed to advance and improve. The next model up from a Prima it is similar but with extra reinforcement in the ankle area.
A V-notch helps to form a natural crease and allows quicker breaking in. Suitable for all single jumps and first doubles. Available now in sizes 26-35 and 3-8!
NEW! Champion Light
This is a model for the young competition skater who needs a strong boot for doubles and beginning triples with a preference for a lighter boot that is easy to break in.
This model has a shorter shaft, a soft Napa leather shaft top and a special notch. After a successful testing phase the Champion light boot is now available for individual production (sizes 1-8).
NEW DEVELOPMENTS 2012-2013
NEW! Comfortable trainer boot
We created a boot, with advice from trainers in Australia, Austria, Russia and Switzerland, to answer their requirements. The mdoel will be available for trainers in spring 2012. Trainers can order directly from WIFA at a special price.
Also available at any figure skating shop for skaters who appreciate the typical features of this boots: stretchable leather in the ball and ankle area, shorter shaft, extra-wide tongue, rapid lacing system, special design.
Fitting - what is the correct boot?