Skate UK Skills Levels 1 – 10

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Skate UK Level 1 

  • · Sit and stand on the ice
  • · Moving forward (Basic skating)
  • · Two foot glide and dip
  • · Stepping around on the spot

Skate UK Level 2

  • · Moving backward
  • · Half snowplough or full snowplough stop
  • · Forward skating
  • · Two foot glide on a curve

Skate UK Level 3

  • · Forward one foot glide (straight line)
  • · Two foot jump skating forward
  • · Forward & backward sculling
  • · One foot glide on a curve inside edge (L & R)

Skate UK Level 4

  • · One foot glide on a curve outside edge (L & R)
  • · Backward skating and a two foot glide
  • · Skating forward and turning to backward (vice versa)
  • · Continuous forward chasses around a circle

Skate UK Level 5

  • · Forward crossovers in both directions
  • · Backward snowplough stop
  • · Backward one foot glide
  • · Two foot spin (one revolution)

Skate UK Level 6

  • · Continuous backward chasses around a circle
  • · Forward two foot slalom
  • · Forward outside 3 turn
  • · Backward skating stepping forward in both directions

Skate UK Level 7

  • · Backward crossovers in both directions
  • · Forward inside three turn
  • · Continuous forward outside curves
  • · Continuous forward inside curves

Skate UK Level 8

  • · Forward inside mohawk (L & R)
  • · Two backward crossovers followed by a sustained backward outside curve for count of 3
  • · Two foot change on a large curve
  • · Forward drag

Skate UK Level 9

  • · Forward beginner crossrolls
  • · Bunny hop
  • · Backward Edges (both Feet & both Edges)
  • · Two backward crossovers followed by a sustained backward inside curve for a count of 3

Skate UK Level 10 

  • · Forward crossovers in a figure eight pattern
  • · Backward crossovers in a figure of eight pattern
  • · Two foot glide in a spiralling curve
  • · Simple step sequence

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