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The supporting foot pushes: the keys to pushing with Christophe Audoire

The supporting foot pushes. This gimmick highlights a simple principle to improve your push in speed skating. Christophe Audoire explains in a few videos how to skate more efficiently...

on 27/12/15 - Read 21570 TimesRead more

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Ultra-Endurance: Prepare your 24H skating competition in 4 weeks

SILA offers a new training card to perfect your preparation to ultra-endurance skate races. It is timely training tips, a few weeks before the 24H of Le Mans Roller...

on 23/05/15 - Read 8894 TimesRead more

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Shifting and moving back in a speed skating pack

With the Indoor Championships of speed skating in the horizon, Sila offers to perfect your moving technique within a speed skating pack...

on 29/01/15 - Read 6281 TimesRead more

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Reaction time : the importance of the first 10 meters

On a sprint, the success of the start is determining. It can condition a good placing in a pack. Sila Coaching offers this theme card to coaches to help them improve the start technique of their skaters...

on 15/12/14 - Read 7239 TimesRead more

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Muscle strenghening with Yann Guyader 00

Performance in speed skating is conditioned by two factors: a good technique and a great physical condition. Multiple world champion Yann Guyader presents a series of drills to go faster, longer...

on 16/07/14 - Read 18452 TimesRead more

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Trick: Frontwards Hawk Move in Skating

The hawk move may be used in various circumstances but the most obvious is certainly in Speed Skating to overcome an opponent on the finish line. But you can come across similar moves in slalom, in roller derby... Here are a few tips to do that pleasing and useful move...

on 07/11/13 - Read 41330 TimesRead more

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The double push: the ultimate skating technique?

The words 'double push' often sound like a great mystery to the ears of speed skaters. The double push is a subject much written about on the Internet forums. It is surrounded by numerous legends, the obscurity of which we will to try to clarify...

on 19/09/13 - Read 43238 TimesRead more

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The main principles of cross training for skating

Lots of us make the mistake of only skating for their training... Yet, skating is not just about gaining more endurance or a better technique. You should find the right balance according to your discipline. And other sports may prove to be useful...

on 13/05/13 - Read 47035 TimesRead more

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Training to prepare a skating marathon

Skating is a means of transport fora lot of people. But it is also a full sporting activity with lots of popular competitions, especially marathons. That type of event attracts a great number of skaters. However, you cannot skate a marathon just like that…

on 14/09/12 - Read 49039 TimesRead more

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Skating with loosened skates to strengthen your ankles

Some skaters like rolling with loosely laces, others block the ankle without compromise. Who is right? There is no perfect answer to that question. Pascal Briand reveals his tips ...

on 02/09/12 - Read 14768 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 14 - Conclusion

The ultimate conclusion video after those 13 drills with Speed Skating World Champion Yann Guyader. The latter gives his last tips to keep on skating with pleasure and motivation…

on 05/08/10 - Read 10056 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 13

Let's not be superstitious and plunge into our 13th drill dedicated to muscle strengthening with Speed Skating World Champion Yann Guyader. And more drills should follow. There's no excuse not to make it more varied! This time, let's break down a drill on lateral leaps with forwards motion…

on 04/08/10 - Read 9280 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 12

It's not because we're uploading drills after drills that you don't deserve a break! Speed Skating World Champion Yann Guyader is going to make you suffer a little more with that variation of our previous drill on cross-overs. This time, let's opt for a straight leg that doesn't touch the ground. Breaking down of the drill…

on 03/08/10 - Read 8776 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 11

You thought it was over? Don't be so sure! We've got loads of strength and technique drills in our virtual bag. For that 11th drill, Yann Guyader shows an original way of working on cross-overs...

on 01/08/10 - Read 9458 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 07: Arm moves

Your legs hurt? Alright, let's have a little break with the lower limbs to focus for a few minutes on the upper limbs' technique. Speed Skating World Champion Yann Guyader gives us tips for a good arm position in speed skating…

on 31/07/10 - Read 7693 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 10: Leap series

Your thighs are asking for more! Here is our 10th index article dedicated to muscle strengthening with Speed Skating World Champion Yann Guyader. Let's focus on our tonicity with leap series...

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 09: Bringing the skate back with tonicity

In order to go faster, you have to increase the pushing phases and reduce the static phases. You should then bring your skates back with tonicity. Your strides should remain wide but reactive. Yann Guyader explains it all in details after a few coordination fails…

on 29/07/10 - Read 8667 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 08: Lateral leaps

Let's get further into muscle strengthening with Yann Guyader. Here is a dynamic drill for pushes and technique with a series of lateral leaps. More than merely jumping to the sides, you should first think about the good placing of your body…

on 28/07/10 - Read 7888 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 06

After several drills of static strengthening, Speed Skating World Champion Yann Guyader suggests to work on your dynamic skating stance…

on 26/07/10 - Read 9497 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 05: One-leg flexing

Your legs are still hurting? Never mind! Speed skating World Champion Yann Guyader presents a new drill to gain power while working on your skating stance. Here we go for a series of leg flexions…

on 25/07/10 - Read 9825 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 04: Squatting on skates

A new muscle strengthening session with French World Champion Yann Guyader: Squatting. That drill is not specific to skating but is very close to the skating stance. The aim? Holding the position as long as you can to improve the efficiency of your skating...

on 24/07/10 - Read 11594 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 03: Bringing the leg back after the push

Keeping the skating stance is all well and good, but you won't go far without pushing! Let's make those quadriceps work again with that new video of muscle strengthening! Yann Guyader breaks down the push phase off skates for a better balance and a stronger core...

on 16/06/10 - Read 13203 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 02: Reinforcing the push phase

Let's keep making those thighs burn with a new video of muscle strengthening! This time, Yann Guyader presents a strengthening drill to maintain your skating stance during the push phase...

on 27/05/10 - Read 16868 TimesRead more

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Muscle Strengthening with Yann Guyader 01: Keeping the skating stance

Good performances in speed skating are the results of several factors: a good equipment, a good technique, and of course a good physical condition! Keeping a good skating stance is one of the major points. Yann Guyader presents a few improvement drills...

on 23/05/10 - Read 22828 TimesRead more

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