Trail Skate (TS1/2)

WHAT:

Our beginning Trail Skate Clinic is an introduction to trail skating (TS 1 /2) operating every fourth Sunday of the month from May through September.

Who:

For individuals who are comfortably balanced while on skates and able to use the heel brake to a complete stop at mild to moderate speeds on flat terrain, but not on hills. Or, students who have successfully completed skate skills in our Improver Clinic; OSB 1 and 2; 3 is also helpful but not mandatory.

Where:

We skate the hill (with a friendly escort) leading to Lake Nokomis followed by a leisure three mile skate around Lake Nokomis, a fantastic trail caressing the perimeter of one of Minnesota’s famed “Chain of Lakes”.

What you will learn:
  • Stopping on a hill (with an escort)

  • managing speed on a hill (with an escort);

  • skating up a hill (with and escort);

  • successfully manage terrain changes with ease;

  • using grass to slow or stop;

  • applying  ROBICHON’S SV defensive skate position;

  • a pre-skate gear inspection, what to bring;

  • apply terrain hazard negotiation skills from our proprietary OSB 1 and 2;

  • to refine OSB 1 / 2 skate skills;

  • trail etiquette;

  • how to skate three miles around Lake Nokomis.

Benefits:
  • Individualized instruction from master trainer and skater;

  • learn or improve skating on our trails;

  • small group learning;

  • learn trail etiquette;

  • building confidence;

  • building community -find others to skate with;

  • building self-esteem.

WHERE WE MEET:

We park and gather in Lake Nokomis Community Center’s parking lot at 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy.   We begin trail skate 1 and 2 on the grass near the first hill which descends to Lake Nokomis.

*Note: (with few exceptions) you must have completed Beginners’ OSB 1 and Improver OSB 2 and 3 Course prior to taking our Trail Skate 1 and 2

WHEN: Sundays

S1:  SATURDAY, June 30 ,  2018 / 1:00 – 3:00 PM

S2: July 22, 2018 / 1:00 – 3:00 PM

S3: August 26, 2018 / 1:00 – 3:00 PM

S4: September 23, 2018 / 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Register Now:

Trail Skate Clinc – 1 Session or 4 Sessions
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