Skating First Coaching Program


Fitness Benefits of Inline Skating

  • Posted On Tue, September 10th, 2019

Go Skate! The Physiological Responses and Perception of Training on Inline Skates By Kris Fondran From my experience as a skater and as a skating instructor, I have witnessed the many physiologi...

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Virtual Off Ice Conditioning

  • Posted On Sat, October 12th, 2019

Off skate conditioning is a way to supplement training during and after the season to ensure strength, agility, balance, coordination and endurance is maintained or enhanced. During this time of confi...

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Summer Mile Club & Fitness Challenge

  • Posted On Tue, June 02nd, 2020


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Skating First Skill Development Programs

  • Posted On Tue, September 10th, 2019

Skating First On-Ice and Off-Ice Conditioning Programs can be tailored to specific needs and are available to players and teams that are interested in improving cardiovascular conditioning, speed...

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Our Philosophy

Skating First Hockey believes that mastering core hockey skating skills and the continuous improvement of speed, agility and stamina is essential for the long term success of the individual player. Most coaches would probably agree that coaching the game of hockey becomes much easier if the players on the team are well rounded skaters. Focusing "first" on skating builds confidence in a player and provides a solid platform to develop all other aspects of the game.


  • 07 Jun, 2020 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

    Mile Club & Fitness Challenge

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    Skating First's Summer Mile Club & Fitness Challenge provides a framework for training throughout the summer to keep players motivated an...

Benefits of Inline Skating

Cleveland, Ohio