About Us

London Ice Skating Coaches - Marika & Vitaliy

We are Marika & Vitaliy, Winter Olympians in 2002 and now Ice Skating Coaches here in London.

Experienced, Licensed Ice Skating Coaches

We have been coaching ice skaters of all ages and aptitudes for over 20 years. From Toddlers and Tweens to Teens, Adults and Senior Citizens. From complete beginners taking their first steps on the ice, to National and World Championship competitors.

Ice Skating can seem tricky when you first take to the ice, but with a little help from professional coaches it gets a lot easier!

Whether you are interested in learning to skate in Figure Skating or Ice Hockey equipment, we have the know-how to get you gliding, turning, stopping and cruising safely and with confidence.

Why learn to Ice Skate?

Ice Skating is a great way to exercise in a cool atmosphere. An indoor rink feels no colder than the cheese isle in Tesco! Aside from the comfortable temperature, learning to Ice Skate offers many health benefits for people of all ages. Want to know more? Check out this blog article for the full run down on a fantastic addition to your weekly activities.

Tried and trusted Ice Skating Coaches

We have 5* reviews on Trustpilot, Google and Yell.com, so you can be assured that you are in safe hands with two of the best Ice Skating Coaches in London.

We’d love to be the Instructors that you choose to learn to Ice Skate with, but we know it can be difficult to make a choice without meeting someone. So here’s a little video to introduce our work and allow you to see some of our students in their “Happy Place”. Warning; smiling is a spontaneous reaction when Ice Skating.

Take a peek at us and some of our ice skating students (and us) in action below!

Click the Picture to watch us skate in the final at the Winter Olympics

Marika Humphreys and Vitaliy Baranov Olympic Free Dance 2002
Marika Humphreys and Vitaliy Baranov Olympic Free Dance 2002

No, we didn’t win a medal along with 21 other teams in the event who didn’t make the podium, but it was a Bucket List moment that took a lot of dedication. And we did it all while holding down jobs!