APRIL 12 - 13, 2008

San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

Naomi Grigg is a skater that has mastered a very special talent. She is able to manipulate her skates through an obstacle course of closely placed cones with absolute perfection.  To see this is to watch a great work of skating art.  You can check out her latest video as she does her thang around San Francisco on YouTube    and at  Naomi's Video

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Naomi.jpg (25491 bytes) Naomi has taken her talents and abilities and created a skating seminar that can teach you all the skills that can put you well on your way to discovering a new exciting way to enjoy skating through Freestyle Slalom.

Freestyle Slalom is all the rage in Europe, Singapore and other places, but the U.S. hasn't caught on to it yet. Naomi was the winner of the French Cup Freestyle Slalom, April 2003, the UK Freestyle Slalom Champion in 2004 and won 2nd in 2005 just to name a few. She is now at the top of her game and is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and experience with others in order to spread the excitement of Freestyle Slalom to as may people as possible.

Naomi's Instructor Credentials

  • International Inline Skating Association (IISA), Instructor Certification Program (ICP) qualified Level 3 instructor - the highest level available, held by 2 instructors in the UK.
  • Apprentice Examiner/trainer of instructors.
  • Extensive experience teaching freestyle skating, UK and abroad.
    • Over 20 highly successful 'Introduction to Freestyle' and 'Intermediate Freestyle' courses held world wide in Europe and the US since 2004, with many skaters going on to compete in international competition.
    • Freestyle dance and freestyle slalom workshops in Munich, 2003.
    • Freestyle slalom and Classic freestyle teaching in Slovenia, 2003.
    • Freestyle dance and freestyle slalom workshops in UK, 2003.
  • Skatefresh skate school 2002 - 2004 (
  • A founding member of the UK National Skate Patrol 2001 - 2002, who conduct free basic teaching skating
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Naomi's Freestyle Slalom Seminar will be presented on Kennedy Drive near 8th Avenue in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on, Saturday, April 12 and Sunday April 13, 2008 from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.  The course consists of two 3.5hr sessions spread over a weekend, allowing time for practice in between.

The focus will be on freestyle slalom, covering many of the basic moves, including moves like the Crazy, the Chap Chap, the Mubrouk, the X, the Italian and the Stroll.   Participants will then learn to combine and link these moves into a freestyle run.
Participants also cover classic freestyle moves suited to their level. These include the barrelroll, grapevine and inverted barrelroll and more.

Come experience what is the leading edge of the sport of inline skating - Freestyle Slalom Skating. The cost for the Introduction to Freestyle Seminar is $100.00 per person.  There will also be opportunities to take inline dance classes at a cost of $30 for a 2 hour class.   If you have an interest and want to participate please send an e-mail to Naomi at

                                                   MORE TO COME!!!!!

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