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 Speed Recruiting Skaters tips from Grow Inline Speed How to Find a Sponsor from Grow Inline Speed Finding a Speed Club or Team in the United States Find International Inline Racing Teams and Clubs Youth Development and Parent Resources Training tips for skaters under age 12 Coaching pre teens Games 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 rules USA Roller Sports banked track clinics Rules for Roller Sports Canada speed French World Champion Yann Guyader's Tips and Technique Video 1 French World Champion Yann Guyader's Tips and Technique Video 2 French World Champion Yann Guyader's Tips and Technique Video 3 Training Drills from Grow Inline Speed Principles of cross training for skating French tutorial on racing strategy for the 500 meter Speed Skating Ice Coaching Roller En Ligne archives includes technique and equipment tips Biomechanical observations on inline speedskating Alexander Bont's Training Tips Off Skate Training Session 1 by Alexander Bont Off Skate Training Session 2 by Alexander Bont Off Skate Training Session 3 by Alexander Bont Stretching for Speed Skating by Alexander Bont Abs Like Juan by Alexander Bont Bill Begg's Training Tips Bill Begg on training for speed & distance Inline Planet's skating tip for Periodization Training: How to make the most of your training Inline 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 collection General 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 Technique Chad Hedrick double push video Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 1 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 2 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 3 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 4 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 5 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 6 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 7 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 8 Speed Skating & Double Push For Beginners Step 9 RollerEnLigne’s video archive Training videos from the Sk8 Skooool Elite Sports Academy Double Push video featuring Pascal Briand Speedskating Training with German Junior Champion - Theo Phillips Method for practicing ice speed skating Inline Speed Skating - Technical Basics Film Trailer (this film is available from Ruedi Wenger, Tannrain 19, 6214 Schenkon, Switzerland, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org - 20 Euros) Inline Speed Skating - ‘Till I collapse video Official training of the 2012 Swiss Inline Speedskating National Team in Hungary 2007 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 Skating How to Skate an Indoor Race from Grow Inline Speed Inline Planet's Beginner’s Guide To Outdoor Racing Music can make or break a figure skater Skating as an Individual or Part of a Group Know Yourself, Your Competition and Your Event Speed Skating Formats and Venues Sports Medicine and Sports Psychology Tips Learn about sports injuries Help your skaters prevent injuries How to avoid foot pain while skating - an inline skate tip from DangerMan Mental 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 training Roller 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 worldwide World 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.