Skill levels

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Before we begin, we have to first determine your ability level as a skater. We break down skaters into four ability levels based on their skills, confidence and how well they ride.

Figuring out your ability level is a key part of how to organize events.

This helps organizers making events for people with similar ability levels and makes sure that everyone gets the most out of their event.

Start your inline skating journey by figuring out what level of skater you are to match your level.

Fun start

  • Introduction for total beginners
  • How to wear Skates & Gear
  • Learn about Park Safety
  • How to Recover from a Fall
  • Fundamental Principles of Inline Skating
  • V-Walk on Skates to a Glide




  • Skate a longer distances (20+ km and above)
  • Maintain an average speed of 20 km/h on long distance
  • Able to skate on all terrain (asphalt, concrete, dirt, grass, plastic, carpet, tile, wood, etc)
  • Can skate and maintain stability on wet surfaces
  • Can execute spins & crossovers
  • Comfortable skating backwards
  • Begin to specialize (fitness, speed, hockey, freestyle and slalom)
  • Learn fun tricks and make jumps
  • Able to do Two Foot Transition (Forward to Backward)
  • Able to do powerslides and power stops
  • Able to do advanced lunge stops
  • Able to do advanced backward powerslides
  • Start to refine style and technique

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