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...

This video is as close as you can get to proof that the coaching works. Watch to see more about Sk8skool ONline personal coaching...

Lets go faster,

Coach Sooty

Sk8skool doubles up on Sk8Camps in 2019. After many requests from so many skaters over the past few years we have decided to make an extra Sk8Camp next year. 

Registration now open:
 

Sk8Camp Spring - 11-16th June 2019

Sk8Camp Summer -  4-10th Aug 2019...

Recently I read a very good article by Tim Crowley for TrainingPeaks newsletter. Although there are significant differences in the demands of pure endurance sports (such as cycling, running, triathlon) and Speedskating, some of the core values are common....

This is a re-post from September 2016. I'm happy to say World Skate (formerly FIRS) has now changed the rules, and parabolic tracks arena allowed again at World Champs. 😊   Awesome! 

Let's go faster,

Coach Sooty

Tracks coated with Vesmaco are...

COACHING SUPPORT FOR YOUR TEAM COACH (3 months) 

If you are a team or club coach in India, and want professional advice about how to make your team faster, then this is the package for you and your skaters. With weekly Skype calls, Daily Training Programs,...

You've heard, I'm sure, that there is no "right" way to train. So there is not a "right" training program. There is only a training program that works for you. We totally agree with this at Sk8skool...  and we want to prove this theory to you. 

So, whe...

This is the "sneak preview" video from our instructional video series, including drills to improve your technique in both straight-aways and circles.  See the whole series, click here:

Enjoy.

This month Sk8skool becomes 10 years old. We've come a long way and coached hundreds of people online (and in real life) almost reaching 1000 clients in the 10 year period. 😊  It's been a roller-coaster ride, as life always is, but thankfully with many mo...

Going faster on skates is not just about technique, power, fitness, strength, core, stability, balance, skills, endurance etc.  In Sk8skool we help athletes improve every area of their athlete lifestyle in order to go faster. (if THEY want, and/or need). T...

It’s inevitable that sometimes we crash in our sport. Sometimes.  But how often is ‘acceptable’, and how often is too often?  Well, this question is impossible to answer, but some considerations can be made. Recently Sk8skool received a very good question...

You may remember the chaos that surrounded the results of Masters World Championships in L'Aquila, Italy last year.  You may have forgotten this, but the people involved and affected by the appalling organisation have not forgotten it. In fact, I would go...

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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

 

 

To read more click here.

 

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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 ...