Freestyle Course - Learn Inline Skating and Rollerblading Tricks

inline skating rollerblading freestyle course tricks class4 WEEK INLINE SKATING FREESTYLE COURSE, HYDE PARK

An advanced class,  requiring a solid basic technique. Focus is on freestyle slalom and other technical moves, with the aim to build up the participant’s technical ability and versatility, and of course to build up a repertory of ‘exhibition moves’!

Next course TBC

National Inline Skating Week Special!

The next Freestyle course run in conjunciton with Citiskate is currently tbd - but to celebrate the National Inline Skating Week (see UKISA website for details) we offer a Special Freestyle Package for individuals and small groups this spring:

Format: 3x1.5h lessons, time & location negotiable
Contents: Barrel Roll, Grapevine, Basic Sliding, Introduction to Slalom, and all the little tricks and nick-nacks you always wanted to learn!
Price: £100 for 1 person, 10% discount for group of 2, 20% for 3 people, etc, down to £50pp for groups of 6 or more.

The lesson contents above are only a suggestion - this packages is fully flexible and can be adjusted to your needs and whishes!

Contact Markus at or call 07817 016 516 to register your interest!

The course is organized into 4 evenings with 2 1h sessions each. Each session will be taught by two instructors, partly as one group, partly split into two ability levels working on different techniques. This also allows friends of differing ability level to sign up to the same class.

- Introduction & Basic manoeuvres like snake, criss-cross, shift
- Straight line slalom like Nelson, back Nelson, X
- Basic rotations, in steps and heel-heel/toe-toe

Slides & T-Stops
- Drag stops like T-stops, toe/heel drags, and fakie acid slide
- Push stops like power slides & hockey stop

Barrel Roll
- Basic development and technique
- Advanced technique, development of variants

Sideways movements
- Introduction, spin stops, moon turns, independent

The following are pre-requisites to be able to take this course
- Basic Technique (striding, solid braking, parallel/surf turns)
- Backwards skating, including basic transitions
- No heel brake required, you’re welcome to wear & use one, although it can get in the way
- Wearing a full set of pads and a helmet is strongly recommended – you WILL fall over!

Ensure you have the correct skating level – if in doubt contact Markus ( , 07817 026 526) for an informal discussion or to arrange a private lesson before the course starts.


Cost for 4 week course £90 (£45 deposit)
eg. Deposit amount is £45, a further £45 is payable at the first session. Deposits are not returned, they merely secure your place on the course

For groups of two or more: each applicant receives £10 off their course fee. You pay the normal deposit and then £10 less at the first session. This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and applicants must apply at the same time (note that only one card transaction will be required when subscribing as a group).

Kensington Gardens, in front of the Albert Memorial, nearest station South Kensington. LOCATION
In case of unsuitable weather the class will take place in Old Spitalfields Market, Brushfield Street, E1, London, England.
5 minutes walk from Liverpool Street Station British Rail or tube (Circle/Central/Metropolitan lines) LOCATION
Decision to move the class would be made on the day, 2h before the start of the classes. Please provide a valid email address on sign-up for this purpose, or call 07817 026 526 on the day if in doubt.

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