Activities Sports & Athletics Inline Speed Skating Coaching and Training Resources - Part 1 Tips for Skaters and Coaches Who Want to Join or Start Inline Racing Teams Share PINTEREST Email Print Geun Seong Son of South Korea (gold medal), Gwang Ho Choi of South Korea (silver medal) and Siyuan Cong of China (bronze medal) at the 16th Asian Games Guangzhou in 2010. Richard Heathcote / Staff / Getty Images Sport / Getty Images Sports & Athletics Skating Inline Skating Basics History Gear Lessons Famous Skaters Baseball Basketball Bicycling Billiards Bodybuilding Bowling Boxing Car Racing Cheerleading Cricket Extreme Sports Football Golf Gymnastics Ice Hockey Martial Arts Professional Wrestling Skateboarding Paintball Soccer Swimming & Diving Table Tennis Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Other Activities Learn More By Carlesa Williams Updated May 24, 2019 Inline speed skating is a specialized sport that has coaching and training services available at many roller rinks and sports training centers around the world. But unfortunately, there are still some locations that do not have access to enough speed skating information or skaters suitable to be role models on hand. In a few cases, roller speed skaters train on their own without the expert supervision of a good coach. Many want to become an inline racing athlete, a roller sports coach or an instructor, but sometimes there are just not enough resouces on hand to help in the development of a club, a good skating program or individual skaters. Some organizations, like Grow Inline Speed, are developing roller speed skating at the grassroots level. The information below has been collected to help develop new clubs and assist coaches, athletes, and skating parents who want to build the sport.Finding or Starting a New Team Starting a New Inline Speed Team guide from Grow Inline SpeedRecruiting Skaters tips from Grow Inline SpeedHow to Find a Sponsor from Grow Inline SpeedFinding a Speed Club or Team in the United StatesFind International Inline Racing Teams and Clubs Youth Development and Parent Resources Training tips for skaters under age 12Coaching pre teensGames for speed skaters Training tips and information can help new coaches learn rules and develop technique, while helping established coaches stay up-to-date. Speed Techniques, Strategies, Drills and Programs USA Roller Sports speed skating rulesUSA Roller Sports banked track clinicsRules for Roller Sports Canada speedFrench World Champion Yann Guyader's Tips and Technique Video 1French World Champion Yann Guyader's Tips and Technique Video 2French World Champion Yann Guyader's Tips and Technique Video 3Training Drills from Grow Inline SpeedPrinciples of cross training for skatingFrench tutorial on racing strategy for the 500 meterSpeed Skating Ice CoachingRoller En Ligne archives includes technique and equipment tipsBiomechanical observations on inline speedskating Alexander Bont's Training Tips Off Skate Training Session 1 by Alexander BontOff Skate Training Session 2 by Alexander BontOff Skate Training Session 3 by Alexander BontStretching for Speed Skating by Alexander BontAbs Like Juan by Alexander Bont Bill Begg's Training Tips Bill Begg on training for speed & distanceInline Planet's skating tip for Periodization Training: How to make the most of your trainingInline Planet's skating tip on How Do I Develop Speed on Skates?Bill Begg gives six points on development of skating technique in How Can I Become a Speed Coach?Inline Planet's Ask Bill Begg! article collectionGeneral Tips for Coaching Skaters from Bill Begg A good visual can be worth more than 1,000 words when teaching any kind of roller sports technique. Many established teams and trainers are fortunate enough to have senior members to demonstrate good speed skating techniques. But, new teams may need to improvise until demonstration quality skaters develop. Regardless of whether you use video footage, photo samples, illustrations or diagrams, it will be easier to teach and build a grassroots program into a competitive inline racing club or team with visual aids. Inline Racing Videos Basic Speedskating TechniqueChad Hedrick double push videoSpeed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 1Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 2Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 3Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 4Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 5Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 6Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 7Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 8Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 9RollerEnLigne’s video archiveTraining videos from the Sk8 Skooool Elite Sports AcademyDouble Push video featuring Pascal BriandSpeedskating Training with German Junior Champion - Theo PhillipsMethod for practicing ice speed skatingInline Speed Skating - Technical Basics Film Trailer (this film is available from Ruedi Wenger, Tannrain 19, 6214 Schenkon, Switzerland, e-mail: email@example.com - 20 Euros) Inline Speed Skating - ‘Till I collapse videoOfficial training of the 2012 Swiss Inline Speedskating National Team in Hungary2007 World Roller Speed Skating Championships senior men’s marathon finish Inline Racing Books Speed on Skates: A Complete Technique, Training and Racing Guide for In-Line and Ice Skaters 404 Coaching, managing or belonging to a speed team requires more than basic skating knowledge. Strong skaters need strategic training, sports medicine and even psychological support. MoreTips and Suggestions for New Speed Skater Development Strategic Techniques for Inline Speed SkatingHow to Skate an Indoor Race from Grow Inline SpeedInline Planet's Beginner’s Guide To Outdoor RacingMusic can make or break a figure skaterSkating as an Individual or Part of a GroupKnow Yourself, Your Competition and Your EventSpeed Skating Formats and Venues Sports Medicine and Sports Psychology Tips Learn about sports injuriesHelp your skaters prevent injuriesHow to avoid foot pain while skating - an inline skate tip from DangerManMental Training Tools for Competitive Training USA National Organizations USA Roller Sports (USARS) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for inline speedskating National Inline Racing Association (NIRA) offers international styled short track speed skating trainingRoller Skating Association (RSA) International is the rink operators organization International Organizations The Federation Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) is the Governing Body for inline speedskating worldwideWorld Inline Cup is the official marathon series of FIRS Remember that much more than skill and technical information is needed to be a good coach, instructor or team manager and to have a strong club. A suitable training location, access to good equipment, teamwork, communication skills and patience are all important to build speed skaters and strong racing teams.