The different styles and techniques of ice-skating such as figure skating and speed skating, the rules of competitive skating and ice-skating equipment.

Alternative labels

ice skating
skating on ice
speed skating
figure skating

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Ice-skating is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Ice-skating coach: Ice-skating coaches teach and train individuals or groups in ice skating and related sports such as figure skating and speed skating. They teach their clients theoretical knowledge and train fitness, strength and physical coordination. Ice-skating instructors prepare and conduct training sessions. They will support their clients if they participate in competitions.

Optional knowledge

Ice-skating is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Ice-skating – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022