Lessons

Learn how to inline skate  (rollerblade) with skilled and experienced instructors at Robichon’s  Skate Ventures.   With guidance of professional skate instructors, begin to experience the exciting, fun and adventurous  world of inline skating. Skate Ventures instructs individuals of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in a variety of forms; such as, classes, camps, skating for fitness and trips.

Skate Ventures hosts programs throughout the year or we create programs with partners to be held in their location.

Standard Recreation Lesson Progression

LevelSkills IncludedTerrain TypeProtective Equipment
FREE Skate for Sarah clinicBasics of Inline Skatingflat, smoother concrete or asphaltHelmet, wrist guards, knee and elbow pads, Skates with a heel brake.
(OSB1) - Beginner 1balance, primary skills, protective falling, getting up, basic heel stop , swizzle 1, Y-frame turn 1 (L and R). flat, smoother concrete or asphalt. Helmet, wrist guards, knee and elbow pads, Skates with a heel brake.
(OSB2) - Beginner 2swizzle 1 and 2, heel stop 2, grass stop, linked Y-frame turnsflat to slight slope, smoother concrete or asphalt.Helmet, wrist guards, knee and elbow pads, Skates with a heel brake.
(OSB3) - Advanced Beginner 11/2 swizzles, one-foot skating, heel stop 3 (quick stops), ski turns 1 (L and R)flat to slight slope, concrete and/or asphaltHelmet, wrist guards, knee and elbow pads, Skates with a heel brake.
(OSB4) - Advanced Beginner 2Stride 2 (one foot skating, one-foot skating), T-drag, Inward Glide Stop, linked ski turns 2 and 3flat with some slope,
smoother concrete to asphalt
helmet, wrist guards. knee pads, skates with a brake
(TS1) - Trail Skate 1Apply Trail Stride, hill skating (up and down) heel pump stop, quick stop, grass stop, three mile trail skate.moderate slopes, recreational trail. helmet, wrist guards, knee pads, skates with a brake, allan wrench tool, water, snack.
(TS2) - Trail Skate 2heel stop 3, T-drag, slalom ski turns 2, Y-frame turn 2 & 3, up to six mile skate.moderate slopes, recreational trails helmet, wrist guards, knee pads, skates with a brake, skate tools, fluids.
(TS3) - Trail Skate 3 gliding slalom ski turns, minimum distance 6 miles.moderate slopes to steep slopes, recreational trails helmet, wrist guards, knee pads, skates with a brake, skate tools, fluids.
(CM1) - Cool Moves 1Lunge Turn, Forward Crossover 1flat to slight slope, smoother concrete or asphalthelmet, wrist guards, skates with or without a brake.
(CM2) - Cool Moves 2Efficient Forward Stride (gear 3), Lunge Stopflat to slight slopehelmet, wrist guards, skates with or w/o a brake.
(CM3) - Cool Moves 3 Beginning Backwards (starting, continuing and stopping) and
two-step transitions
flat to slight slope. helmet, wrist guards, skates with or w/o a brake.
(CM4) - Cool Moves 4Backwards Turning and F-B and B-F Transitionsflat, smoother concrete or asphalthelmet, wrist guards skates with or w/o a brake.