In this section you will find a selection of useful videos explain some of the basics of ice skating. So whether preparing for your first visit to an ice skating rink or you are wanting to brush up on your technique - we hope you will find these tutorials of use. Please be sure to check back to this page regularly, as there will be more skating tutorials coming soon.
Step 1 - How to Stand Up on Ice
When learning to skate one of the first things to learn is how to stand
on ice, as let's be honest you are likely to be spending quite a bit of
your time on your backside!
This excellent tutorial shows a great beginners technique for standing on ice from a seated position. Notice how the leading leg is kept solid to support your weight as you push down.