Coaches wanted.

September 28th, 2018 by Chris Gore No comments »

Hi everyone, we currently have vacancies for a couple of roller skating coaches at the club.

We are looking for someone with well established skating skills to be able to help teach our sport to all members of all ages and ability. Preferably already holding a FARS licence and DBS checked, (but can be gained at the club if needed).  Be able to organise and take charge of group skill sessions and to organise games. We currently run our general sessions on Saturdays. We have a team of helpers and coaches who are all volunteers and together they are a great team. Most are parents from either previous or currently skating children with us. Yes as with most clubs it will be on a voluntary basis, we are completely non profit making. Depending on experience, you may also be bale to assist with the Artistic Academy from too, this would be a massive advantage if you could.

The Artistic Academy, which runs from 4.05 p.m. to 4.45 p.m. This is aimed at the skaters who wish to develop and push their skills further than what is offered in the General session and is attended by invitation only. This session is run by our Head Coach Ryan who has years of experience in artistic skating and has received coaching from a former and current GB champion. He is accompanied by Chris (Club Chairman) who first started the club in 1993. The Academy has grown considerably in size as more and more skaters seek to push themselves to their limits and beyond. The skaters are grouped into two different abilities in the session to ensure each skater gets the attention they need and all skaters are constantly progressing. Every week there is a short warm-up with a dance and a specific focus area for the coaches which they strive to get all skaters progressing in. Although this session is only 40 minutes, it is very intense skating to ensure all skaters get the most of each session.

Secondly, the main part of the club the General session. This is from 4.45 p.m. to 6.05 p.m. and is aimed at everyone no matter how advanced or basic their ability, including families. Although our only requirement is that the skater can skate around the hall without falling over. Throughout the year a variety of areas are covered, each week having a specific focus from fun games to new skills. In addition to this vast range of activities, the skaters have the option to complete our skills booklet. The skills booklet is designed to give skaters a chance to focus on and hone skills that push them to their limit and beyond to ensure all skaters progress and develop. The areas of focus are chosen to improve everybody’s abilities no matter their current ability. Our dedicated team of volunteer coaches led by our brilliant Head Coach Ryan, have been with the club for a considerable time use their expertise and knowledge to ensure all skaters progress and develop whilst having fun. This session consists of a warm up, followed by the focus area that week and finishing generally with a game or two. After Christmas, each year skaters will be putting everything that they have learnt during the year, into a routine which they choose their own music for. They will then perform this routine in our annual internal competition or show in March to fellow skaters, friends and family. The club does its best to try and get all skaters to show off their exceptional progress on this fantastic afternoon. The competition/show entry cost helps pay for all the awards at the club’s presentation evening the following week. The presentation evening is held locally and an incredible opportunity for everyone to dress up and have a great evening. The club does its best to ensure that every club member receives at least one award for the exceptionally hard effort they put in.

If you are interested in joining us and maybe bringing your experiences with you to add to ours then please get in touch.

 

Interested in Roller Skating?

July 11th, 2017 by Chris Gore No comments »

The club is currently looking for new members to join the club,  for more information please email.

We are also looking for another coach to come along and help us out, should have an artistic background ideally.

chris@stneotscrazyskaters.co.uk

 

General/Social skating sessions

We run this session for all skaters who are interested in having fun as well as learning a thing or two. As a club we promote all aspects of the sport. Our sessions include, fun weeks, speed skating, themed weeks so skaters can work towards their skills booklets  and much, much more.  Our dedicated team of volunteer coaches strive to ensure every skater progresses and enjoys every session to the fullest. The club encourages families to attend, as there are not many sports where the family can participate next to their children. These session are every Saturday from 4.45 pm to 6.05 pm.

Artistic Skating Academy

This part of the club runs sessions from 4 pm for 45 minutes every Saturday, this is promoting the finer points of skating and for those skaters who wish to push themselves much farther than most.

Roller Hockey

The St Neots Sharks Roller Hockey Club is a subsidiary of St Neots Crazy Skaters and offers skaters the chance to participate in the high octane roller hockey sport at three different levels Rookie, Intermediate and Senior. All skaters wear full ice hockey gear to ensure everyone is safe at all times. This is aimed at our better skaters, however anyone who can skate backwards and can stop easily are more than welcome to come along. We do need more members coming to this part of the club, so if you fancy something different, why not come along and give it a try. Sessions are from 6.10 pm to 8 pm every Saturday.

For more information on the hockey please visit our St Neots Sharks website. http://stneots-sharks.co.uk/

Testimonials

I can’t recommend St Neots Crazy Skaters enough. My daughter joined as a complete beginner and they have supported and encouraged her with patience. She has grown into a much more confident skater and we are so pleased with how far she has come in the last 18 months; she has learnt skills she never would have thought she could. The sessions are lots of fun but also allow the skaters to grow and develop skills with a team of coaches that really know their stuff. Everyone is super helpful and there is just an all round family feel to the club- a real hidden gem of St Neots and one we are so glad we were recommended ourselves. 

Catherine
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Fabulous Roller Skating club, I have four children, two girls & two boys, ages 16, 12 & the twins are 8. They all love coming to the club it is a lovely friendly atmosphere with great leaders. It looked so fun I started skating too, we have so much fun doing an array of different things whether it be games which are fun or practicing new skills like turns & jumps. All levels of skaters are catered for from tiny ones up to golden oldies. I would so recommend this as it is great family fun.

Vikki