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January 23, 2015
International Marketing/Promotions Intern
The Inline Certification Program (ICP) is currently seeking a marketing and promotions intern to enhance its visibility and notoriety within Europe, the Asia-Pacfic Region, the United States, South America and emerging markets throughout the world. The responsibilities of this position are to maintain an updated and innovative web page, generate and sustain...
January 21, 2015
ICP Level 1 Rio de Janeiro Candidates Take a Break
The Inline Certification Program (ICP) conducted it's first Level 1 Program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 18-20 January, 2015. This marks the very first program we have done in the country and continent! We are so pleased to have the opportunity to influence, in our own small way, the positive growth of the sport in this vibrant city filled with enthusiastic...
January 16, 2015

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October 22, 2014
by Examiner Asha Kirkby
2014 has been a busy year for ICP courses in Spain with this final course in Burgos (10-12 October) being my 5th course this year! Once again Burgos was the ‘hub’ to which people travelled from all over Spain. We had 15 skaters in total coming from Barcelona, Madrid, Zamora, Soria, Badajoz, Segovia, Vitoria Gasteiz, Salamanca, Valladolid and Ciudad Rodrigo.
September 25, 2014
ICP Examiner Seungbin Cho certified 8 new Level 1 Instructors this past weekend 20-21 September, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea. Due to hard work, a great attitude, and Seungbin Cho’s excellent preparation, all candidates passed the course with high marks.
The course was conducted in two amazing locations; a beautiful indoor gymnasium and an outdoor track. The participants were thrilled with the...
August 21, 2014
When teachers are ready to learn, their students are sure to excel.
This was clearly visible in the ICP International-India 2014 Level 1 and 2 candidates. The first ever ICP level 1 program was conducted in India in 2013. Since then, the skating instructors have applied ICP’s proven skill building methods along with providing ethical & effective coaching and, according to the instructors,...
July 29, 2014
ICP Level 1 Barcelona 25-27 July 2014
This third Level 1 course of the year in Spain (following Burgos in March and Murcia in May) had participants travelling from all over Spain to attend. Only two candidates came from Catalonia region, the rest travelled up to 14hrs from Extremadura, Madrid, Mallorca and even Tenerife.
Asha was joined by Apprentice Examiner Pepa Gil who continues her examiner...
July 16, 2014
ICP wrapped up a successful program in Changzhou, China 27-29 June with 23 Level 1 and three Level 2 students passing. Led by Brent Tay and Mike Tang, ICP continues to expand its efforts in China. ICP is thankful for the efforts of dedicated people like Brent and Mike, and all the students who participated in the course. Congratulations to all who passed! To those who did not pass, we wish you all...
May 15, 2014
By ICP Examiner Asha Kirkby
It was a relief to arrive at Alicante airport and feel the warm sun after a turbulent and rainy few weeks in the UK. Spain has the perfect climate for skating and I’m sure this is one of the reasons for the huge growth we are seeing there over the last few years. I was met my Manuel Hernandez Cifuentes, President of Murcia FreeSkate (MFSK) ICP Level 1 instructor hosting...
April 14, 2014
As you might imagine, the ICP gets many requests for programing from skaters hoping to increase skating participation in their communities around the world. In many cases, however, the socioeconomic situation is such that while there is a lot of enthusiasm, there is not always a lot of resources for, or access to, good quality skates. As most instructors know, even the most motivated skater will not...
April 7, 2014
In 2007 Tina Salafatinos ICP Examiner from Miami Beach-USA and Kalamata-Greece certified the very first group of inline skating instructors in Greece with the help of the United Skate Schools Group. Since that time this small group grew the skating community and industry in this country to one that warranted a new wave of Level 1 instructors.
ICP Level 1 Instructor John Kousparis, host of the certification,...
April 2, 2014
Zephyr Adventures has been creating adventure travel vacations around the world since 1997 and outstanding lifestyle events since 2008. Zephyr Adventures leads inline skaters of varying abilities throughout Europe and North America on adventure tours of a lifetime, allowing them to truly enjoy skating while experiencing local cultures and climates. Hundreds of skate enthusiasts rely on Zephyr’s...
March 29, 2014
ICP receives Continuing Education status from American Council on Exercise
ACE, the largest nonprofit fitness certification, education and training organization in the world, added two ICP courses to its “ACE approved” continuing education course list. Current ACE certified instructors who successfully complete Beginning Inline Skating Instruction Seminar (0.9 credits) or the Inline Certification...
February 1, 2014
Consider joining these elite skate schools by becoming an ICP Internationally Recognized Skate School in 2014. Enjoy reduced instructor renewal benefits, a prominent listing on the ICP site and more!
We believe that the more schools that align with the ICP, the larger voice we will have in becoming recognized by leaders in the business and roller sport sectors of the inline skating industry throughout...
December 31, 2013
Another Year (our 23nd!) and Another Calendar of Programs.
What are you waiting for? “This is YOUR year…”Get Certified” in 2014!
ICP International Program Calendar*
Rio de Janeiro, BrazilLevel 1 Prep Course** 19 FeburarySingaporeLevel 17-9 MarchBurgos, SpainLevel 114-16 MarchAthens, GreeceLevel 129-31 MarchLondon, UKLevel 125-27 AprilMurcia, SpainLevel 19-11 MayZurich,...
July 24, 2013
The “Greater Skater” Reboot
With everything “old” considered “new” or “retro” we figured that this would be the perfect time for a reboot of the ICP Greater Skater Newsletter! Unlike hard copies of the past which were expensive and difficult to send internationally, this online electronic format that is linked directly with our website and database of...
July 9, 2013
It is important to use caution when having children skate in hot weather. While skating or exercising should not necessarily stop when the temperature rises, certain precautions should be taken by instructors and parents prior and during the activity to avoid heat related illness. Children do not adapt to temperature extremes the same way that adults do so keep the following in mind:
1. Children have...
June 21, 2013
by Apprentice Examiner Jon Wong
The ICP program in Jakarta, Indonesia was a wonderful experience for me, with this visit being my first ever in the country. As certified instructor of over 6 years as well as a first time apprentice examiner, it was meaningful to share my coaching experiences and methodologies with the local candidates. I was touched by their passion towards upgrading themselves and...
June 21, 2013
Barcelona is a skating city. They have a thriving Friday night skate with 500 people all summer, miles of smooth bike lanes all over the city and superb seafront promenades along the beaches all ideal for skating.
The recent ICP level 1 course (14-16 June) was originally requested by the association who organise the FNS here; patinarbarcelona ( Facebook ‘APB a Patinar...
June 5, 2013
One hour on the high speed train north of Madrid is the city of Valladolid. This ICP level 1 course held on 31st May – 2nd June was hosted by Pablo Lopez, an ICP1 instructor who 5 years ago came to London and qualified and then set up his skate school Rolling Lemons ( This is one of the most impressive and successful skate schools I have...
May 27, 2013
The ICP is really leaving it’s mark on Spain this month.
Last week ICP Examiner Asha Kirkby worked with Madrid skate school powerhouse Madrid Patina facilitating a Level 2 prep course preparing instructors for the Level 2 Exam later this year. Using the ICP model, as well as an extensive in house training program, Madrid Patina (probably the largest and most successful skate school in the world!)...
May 27, 2013
Espana Esta Aprovechando del ICP! Spain Embraces ICP!The ICP is really leaving it’s mark on Spain this month.
Last week ICP Examiner Asha Kirkby worked with Madrid skate school powerhouse Madrid Patina facilitating a Level 2 prep course preparing instructors for the Level 2 Exam later this year. Using the ICP model, as well as an extensive in house training program, Madrid Patina (probably the...
January 22, 2013
Another Year (our 22nd!) and Another Calendar of Programs.
What are you waiting for? “This is YOUR year…”Get Certified” in 2013!
SingaporeLevel 122-24 FebruaryLondon, UKLevel 126-28 AprilSingaporeLevel 126-28 AprilMadrid, SpainLevel 124-26 MayValladolid, SpainLevel 131 May-2 JuneBarcelona, SpainLevel 114-16 JuneJakarta, IndonesiaLevel 114-16 JuneSingaporeLevel 15-7 JulySingaporeLevel...
January 10, 2013
The ICP conducted Level 1 & Level 2 programs the weekend of December 21-23rd, 2012 in Shenzhen, China.
Examiners Mike Tang (Singapore), Gordon Sanders (US/Hong Kong), and Apprentice Examiners Brent Tay (Singapore) and Eric Chay (Singapore) gave their all that weekend to ensure that the 18 new Level 1 Instructors and 7 new Level 2 Instructors had a positive and rewarding experience.
Thank you...
October 7, 2012
by ICP International Examiner Asha Kirkby
It is always with great pleasure that I come to Madrid to skate with Madridpatina. I first came in 2009 to certify them in ICP Levels 1, 2 and 3 and now they had another 17 instructors to put through the ICP Level 1 training. Madridpatina is the largest skate school in the world with 38 active instructors and a huge client base of enthusiastic and involved...

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