Cambridge Speed Skating

Our Training

Our Short Track training sessions run every Monday, 17:30-18:30.

Training is a flat-rate £15 per session. The schedule for our sessions is:

16:45 - 17:00: Off ice warm-up
17:00 - 17:15: Move the pads into the rink
17:15 - 17:30: Skates and protective gear on
17:30 - 18:30: On ice training
18:30 - 18:45: Gear off and stow pads

Want to give it a go? Complete our Club Registration Form, noting an interest in Speed Skating to get the ball rolling!

Members from other UK Speed Clubs are welcome to join our sessions too! Please still complete our Club Registration Form first so that we have you on record.

Our Coaches

We are extremely fortunate to have Tom Fell and Hew Williams leading our club's speed coaching.

Tom has experience in Long Track and Inline Speed Skating, in addition to Short Track, and has coached Long Track to an international/Olympic level.

Hew has been skating Short Track all his life, racing on the World University Games' GB Squad, and later coaching for (fellow speed clubs) Nottingham and Aldwych. He is now serves as an international Short Track Referee.

Both gentlemen also currently serve on the British Ice Skating Board.

Whether you're just starting out in speed or you're a seasoned skater, you're in good hands with Tom and Hew. They have an incredible breadth of experience, love talking all things speed, and can't wait to meet you!

All About Speed Skating

What is Speed Skating?

What is Short Track?

What is Long Track?

Can I use my normal figure/hockey skates for ice racing?

Can I speed skate?

What equipment do I need to get started?

How do competitions work?


The Speed Community

Our speed club couldn't have come to be without the selfless support of so many, both from the UK and abroad. Our thanks to all of the organisations that advised, donated, coached, advertised or just encouraged our development.

You can find the full list of UK Speed Skating clubs on the British Ice Skating website.