The whole point of training is progression. Progression  happens after a series of good training sessions, right? WRONG (or at least, not necessarily). Progression happens after a series of training sessions IF there has been adequate time for recovery an...

I've been working with Nikolai for over 3 years, and Niko has shown me he is one of the most disciplined, serious and focussed young athletes I've ever met. It's "not easy" (understatement) to develop elite performance in Denmark, with few high quality fac...

So if you're preparing for the Tour de France, then one of the highest priority considerations is nutrition, diet, and your body-weight. ... from gluten free, calorie counting and anti-inflammatory foods, to macrobiotic superfoods (maybe), the list of nutr...

Now that wheels are getting bigger (again, again), it means we are getting higher and higher off the ground. There’s a big discussion about this, some say it doesn’t matter, some say it is critical. I’m one of those ones that believes that as your foot get...

Improving technique is essential in inline speedskating. In Sk8skool we break the technique down in to component parts, working on ONE aspect at a time, then building it back up again when errors are fixed.  This makes technique change more effective over...

Like many people, you may have skated your fastest time in Berlin this year. Congratulations! Berlin is the fastest marathon for many reasons. Some of those reasons are as follows; Relatively flat course, protected from the wind by buildings, large number...

Last EVER Sk8Camp.

August 2019.

If you wanted to experience Sk8Camp, then this year is your last chance.

More info here:  http://www.sk8skoolonline.com/sk8camp-2019

How much sport specific training should you put in to your training program?  (i.e. How much skating should you do compared to cycling/strength-training/stability/core/conditioning etc.)

As I am sure you are aware, the answer to this question depends on man...

The focus is on going faster in Berlin, 4 or 5  months out and just enough time to really make a difference to your Berlin time. The concept of 'Technical Gearing' is very important in inline speedskating. 

When you ride bike, you have gears. You chang...

What is "Movement Re-patterning"? "Movement Re-patterning" is a functional approach to rehabilitation for neuromuscular disorders and for movement dysfunction in adults. Breaking down the movement patterns in to segments, and re-programming the body to fun...

Over the years I've spoken with many World Champions and many successful coaches, from many different countries, cultures and backgrounds...  always trying to learn a little more, and see skating from a  different perspective.  Since 1987 until present day...

Why can’t some people get on the outside edge?  And why do some people get on the outside edge and then it doesn’t give them extra speed? Are you doing something every single day that is preventing you from learning to do it automatically at high speed? Or...

A few photos from our Lagos trianing camp to give you a taste of what we've been doing the last 3 weeks. 

This was just a newsletter tip that went out last week, but I have had such a positive response from this little tip that I have made it in to a little article for everyone.  

Hi Sk8skool newsletter readers,

I often have to teach people how to tie their skat...

Sometimes ... it's not about the winning ...  it's not about the speed ... it's not even about the technique.    It's about finding a place in your head, or your heart ... where you just stop thinking... you just begin to flow ...  you don't even feel.   Y...

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6 medals as National Coach at European Track Champs.

 

9 Medals from Masters Euro's and Worlds.

 

Also...

 

Thomas (44) Marathon

1:22 to 1:07 in 3years

2 hours less training per week than before.

 

Maria (45) Marathon

1:38 - 1:12 in 3 years

No increase in training hours

 

Angela (38) Marathon

1:42 - 1:28 in 8 months

Only been on skates 18 months!

 

Klaus (39) Marathon

1:19 - 1:06 in 2 years

Only been on skates 3 years

 

Lukas (18) Marathon

1:25 - 1:02 in 2 years

 

Mike (45) 10 mile

35 - 31min in 1 year

 

 

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Hi I'm Sutton Atkins (Coach Sooty), 

Thank you for taking the time to browse my content on Sk8skool ONline. I hope you've found some useful stuff so far. My aim is to help you skate faster,  by improving your technique, more effective physical training, stability training, sports psychology tools and improved recovery.  Let me show you around, and how I can help you go faster and achieve your goals, while spending less time training ...

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