Speed Skating Clinics
Instructor: Mike Kerchenski
Who: Any Age
Requirements: Participants must bring a helmet and have a signed release. Other safety equipment is optional, we recommend wrist guards, knee, and elbow pads.
Time: Friday Nights 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Dates: Please see our calendar for available Speed Clinic Dates.
Skate Rentals Included: In-Line and Roller Skate rentals are provided free of charge and are available from a childs’ size 7 to a men’s size 14, and women’s size 10
Description: Our speed clinics are open to anyone, any age, any skill level. Our speed clinics provide the basic fundamentals of speed skating, and are therefore great practice meets for those who are already accomplished skaters and compete regularly. For beginners, it is a chance learn, practice and skate with other accomplished skaters who give support, encouragement, and advice.
Participants will Learn the Fundamentals of Speed Skating:
- Starting / Stopping
- Proper Form & Etiquette
- Relay Racing
- Warming Up / Cooling Down
- Keeping Pace
- Taking a Lead
- Good Sportsmanship
Competition: Participants will be made aware of local competitions and events. Although participants will not be required to compete, the goal of our speed clinics is to prepare participants for competition. We will encourage participants to join our “team” and compete when they are ready.