Off Ice Warm-Up Exercises
We have been most fortunate at our Club to not have experienced a serious injury for quite some time. However, speed skating can be a dangerous sport, and we must ensure we do everything to avoid unsafe situations that could lead to an injury. Most of our coaches are trained in first aid, and we encourage others to become trained as well. The Club is usually willing to pay for reasonable training expenses to attend a first aid course if you are able to attend practices regularly.
We must always try to prevent injuries. Ways and means to do this include:
Typical warm up exercises and programmes are noted above.