Essex Skating Club – Speed Skate Training

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Booking Details

Essex Skating Club

Training Details:

  • Every Sunday
  • Please arrive at 8:45am
  • Start Time: 9:00am
  • End Time: 10:00am
  • Price: £10 Online Only
  • Skate hire is not available

Training Requirements

Skating Ability:

  • Capable of being in close proximity to another skater in a draftline scenario
  • Capable of turning corners at speed (relative to the max speed of the individual in question)
  • Capable of quick maneuverability, quick speed change (up and down) and quick stopping.
  • Rollerworld Gold Standard Skater

Physical Ability (that will aid you in the session):

  • Good aerobic base
  • Good leg strength
  • Good single leg balance.


  • Good attitude fitness based training
  • Not afraid of falls and/or colliding with other skaters
  • Maintains focus in times of failure


  • Helmets are non-negotiable, and will always be required (NGB requirement).
  • Wristguards are recommended, but optional.
  • Elbow pads and knee pads are optional (but may restrict some movement in some drills)
  • Although no rule prevents quad skates, inlines are the preferred skate type for the session (quads will put you at a disadvantage)