3 Tips to Get Out of Your Skating Comfort Zone

Are you finding it tough to commit to tricks? Or maybe you’re struggling to even bring yourself to try new tricks altogether? You might be stuck in a rut, or what’s otherwise known as a ‘comfort zone’. What exactly is a ‘Comfort Zone’? When we are inside the comfort zone, we avoid taking on new…

Fear attracts fear – How we can help overcome it in skating

Did you know that fearful thoughts actually attract more fear? Fear can feel MASSIVE, but it can be overcome, controlled and can even be used a power for success. As skaters, we know our hobby may seem scary to the average person and yet we still do it. Why? Because we have a perspective to…

LEARN TO OLLIE WITH US!

We are stoked to announce that we will be kicking off the Nike SB 20yr shenanigans this Friday evening with our very first Ollie workshop! We have partnered with Nike to provide a FREE 30 minute workshop at Hoxton Arches in London, as a pre curser to the private Nike SB x Girl Skate UK…

Tips for hand holding when learning to skate

Let’s talk HAND HOLDING 🤝 Sometimes much needed support, and sometimes (probably more often) totally psychological. Whether it’s a slight nudge of body position, a bit of extra speed up a ramp, a steadying lift or an ET finger touch to trick the mind, there’s no doubt that the gentle feel (sometimes solid grip!) of…

Learn to Forage with Us; How to make Pickled Wild Garlic Buds

How to make the best preserved pizza topping everrrr… Pickled wild garlic buds! This is my absolute favourite spring recipe, and one of the easiest too! Wild garlic flower buds pack a punch and one of the best ways to preserve their flavour for year round gobbling is by pickling. It takes just 10 mins…

Learn To Forage With Us; How to Identify & Use Wild Garlic

Carpeting the floor of ancient woodlands this month and next, follow your nose and the intoxicating oniony scent will lead you to your Wild Garlic patch! Wild Garlic was one of the first plants I learnt to identify as a teenager, and is still one of my favourites to forage today. I have been foraging,…

5 Benefits of Skating in Green Spaces

We know first hand the benefits of skating and learning in nature, and is the reason we have chosen to create beautiful, calming locations for our skateboard lessons, workshops and residential retreats. We have found our guests progress faster with time to relax and focus amongst the trees, away from busy streets and loud noises. …