Skating Back Pain

 

Many skaters experience back pain whilst skaitng, some only in training , some only in races, and some in both.  There are many solutions offered, and many myths.  Our offering is to strengthen your posterior chain (since most fo the skating training and off-skate training is anterior chain dominant) with some simple exercises and focussed stretches, that take about 30 mins, 2 or 3 times a week.  The important thing to understand si that you need to start this now, in Janury if you hope to have a signifanctly stronger back in time for the season in April.  Yes, it takes at least 12 weeks.

 

Please be aware that the SPECIFIC technique used in these exercises is very important to the effectiveness of the process. Just bending your hips at the wrong moment, or not tightneing your core or flexing your back may render the exercises far less effective.  This is why so many people have reached out to Sk8skool for personal coaching. We can offer prefessional, qualified and educated advice in ALL the aspects of prepartion for speedskating, with detailed pesonal feedback via live skype coaching or video analysis.  Find out how here

 

Alternate Horse Stance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alternate Scorpions Twist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alternate Superman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cat Stretch 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The McKenzie Manouver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reverse bridge on ball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reverse One-leg bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mid-quad stretch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hip-flexor stretch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lateral chain stretch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General mobility (side-bends + rotation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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Novice to pro.

2 hour marathon to 1 hour marathon. 

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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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