Boot and blade offset / setup for intermediate skaters

May 24, 2014 • Posted by Tom in Blog • Tags: ,  

I came across this article recently on the site, from the world renowned Olympic coach Sue Ellis. The main message is; when starting out, keep the blade centrally aligned and as you advance you may start to move it over to keep that ‘natural’...READ MORE

EVO now in the UK – Blades, Boots, ST, LT, Inline

January 29, 2013 • Posted by Tom in Blog • Tags: , ,  

EVO What do you get when you cross the founder of the best known blade company in the world and an Olympic Coach that has 25 years and 6 Games behind him? EVO! Taking the world scene by storm! Evo is committed to developing the...READ MORE

Number 1 Tip!

January 26, 2013 • Posted by Tom in Blog  

Taking Care of the Small Things – By Susan Ellis I am often asked by athletes what they can do to improve, and often the answer comes down to one simple little thing. But then the athlete will say, “Yes coach, but what else can I do...READ MORE

NEW** Race suits for Short Track, Inline and Long Track

July 18, 2012 • Posted by Tom in Blog  

Speed Equipment are excited to announce a major new partnership that allows us to supply skaters across the UK and World Wide with the very best in Cut Proof ISU compliant race suits and also non cut proof race suits for all racing disciplines, at...READ MORE

Basic Skating Position – The Tuck

June 16, 2012 • Posted by Tom in Blog  

The Basic Position – Summer focus – The Arch By Sue Ellis – Read the full article here. Many of you are just getting back on the ice after your summer vacation and you want to make sure you start the season off right by...READ MORE

How are blades made?

April 9, 2012 • Posted by Tom in Blog  

Have you ever wondered just what goes into making world record breaking ice blades? How the blades are precision ground to the exact width, glued into the tube, heat treated and chemically dipped? Take a look at the video for an overview of the expertise...READ MORE

Fastest Short Track Start??

December 1, 2011 • Posted by Tom in Blog  

We all know the importance of a fast start in a 500m and also increasingly in the latter rounds of the 1000m but which style is fastest? The recent article below by Canadian coach Sue Ellis is one of the best out there! Just remember...READ MORE

New Rule Changes

November 16, 2011 • Posted by Tom in Blog  

2010 Short Track Rule Changes By Susan Ellis There have been significant changes by the ISU to the short track racing rules. These rule changes will drastically change the way skaters conduct themselves in racing. I had an opportunity to see the new rules in...READ MORE

Hello world!

November 15, 2011 • Posted by Tom in Blog  

Welcome to the new website for Speed Equipment by Tom Iveson! The very best place to come for Short Track, Long Track, Inline and Cycling shoes by the Worlds best manufacturers. Cutting edge products combined with advice that is second to none is your key...READ MORE

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