Register now! Skate IA has begun to offer certifications in select cities (local to an examiner) Check below for dates and location.
Our ONLINE Certification is now live. You may register at any time and start right away. No waiting to fit into a group – Click on our ONLINE link. See our PROGRAMS page.
Skaters who become certified are eligible for the following benefits:
We are a Community first, membership second and a Certification Organization designed to work alongside you as you, and we, Expand What Is Possible On Skates.
If you are interested in taking a Certification Program and don’t find your city/state included on the list, email us. We can set one up in your city. Our manual has just been translated into Spanish.
If you are interested in the ONLINE program, register now and start right away!
**Only purchase registrations for certifications with confirmed dates and locations**
Hours of In Person Certifications: Each Certification has an evening session, off skates, followed by two full days, on skates. Sample: Friday night 6pm – 9pm; Saturday 9am to 5pm; Sunday 9am to 5pm. The Friday night, off skates session is now via Zoom and USUALLY held on the Thursday night before the weekend certification.
You must attend all hours of the Certification. No exceptions.
Link for 2021 In-Person Certifications will be placed here when we resume them.
You may register at any time and you will be given the login information to start usually within 24 hours of registering. It requires about two-thirds self-study, 3 to 4 sessions of teaching practice with your instructor (60-90 minutes each) and you will film your skills and teaching test and send it to your examiner. The written test is offered online. Our ONLINE platform offers you fully filmed videos of each teaching skill taught to both an inline and a quad skater. There is a written test completed online. Most candidates are enjoying 1 to 1 learning with the Examiner and it is therefore well tailored to you. It takes between 2 to 4 weeks depending on your schedule–you set the pace. Register here for the ONLINE Certification.