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About the Course

Get Rolling is the first Skateboard GB accredited skateboard coaching course. The course is designed to support those starting their coaching career and prepare them for employment as a professional coach or instructor in skateboarding.

The Get Rolling course equips coaches to offer a safe and positive entry point into skating, taking the next generation of skateboarders from their first step on a board to basic ramp tricks. The course focuses on participation rather than performance, with the aim of getting more and more young people on skateboards, and involved in a healthier and more active lifestyle.


What You’ll Learn

  • Principles of planning, delivering and evaluating safe coaching sessions.

  • Technical aspects to teaching beginner skateboard sessions.

  • How to write and create a lesson plan.

  • Anatomy of a skateboard.

  • Delivering skatepark etiquette.

  • How to do a risk assessment


What You’ll Get From the Course 

Following the course, you will be able to plan, deliver and evaluate individual skateboarding sessions in order to get more people skateboarding, whether that’s in skateparks, schools or the community.


Price & Times

  • £200 per person: Includes 1 year Skateboard GB Coach Membership, with public liability insurance to coach anywhere in the UK.

  • Online course on the principles of coaching, followed by a 1 day face-to-face course (usually over a weekend) from 10am until 5pm


  • You must have a basic ability to skateboard: Ability to stand, stop, turn and push a skateboard with confidence are essential 

  • You must have completed an online safeguarding course (and have a valid DBS check in order to receive the membership). We are happy to accept certificates dated within the last three years through work or education. Please note, Skateboard GB do not provide these as part of the course. You will have to arrange these separately at an additional cost. 

  • Bring your own skateboard and helmet for the course.

  • You must be aged 18 or older

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