Amsterdam – All About Stops Workshop
September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The most important of ALL skills on skates is how to stop and every skater should have several high functioning Stopping methods in their tool kit. We begin with the easier stops and work through to the more complex ones.
The majority of skaters do not realise that by neglecting their stopping methods they not only increase their risks but also impede their learning of other skills such as fitness and speed skating.
Unfortunately the main cause of accidents on skates is insufficient mastery of stops.
Don’t be the skater who after an accident says, “I wish I had learned to stop better”.
This workshop is NOT suitable for beginners (who should focus 100% on mastering the Heel Brake Stop before any other methods).
Plough Stop (2 versions)
T-Stop (so that it actually stops you)
Turn Stops (Parallel Turn and Lunge Turn variations)
Powerslide (forwards and backwards entry)
Combining Stops into functional sequences (eg, T-Stop into Plough or Turn Slalom into T-Stop into Powerslide).
Cost: £30 (35€) for 3 hours