Charlton closed. Private lessons available at Folkestone Gardens, Deptford.

charlton skatepark still closed due to covid19

Fences have been pushed down by riders but Charlton skatepark remains officially closed despite government relaxing restrictions on outdoor activity. It seems odd, with many organised training sessions of football, a contact sport, going on at Charlton park that a non-contact sport like skateboarding is still not permitted. You can see the Skateboard England guidance […]

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Buying a beginner skateboard

skateboard buying guide - popsicle shape

I often have parents asking questions about buying beginner skateboards for skate school and, unfortunately some turn up with skateboards from Argos. This is a waste of money. Here’s some pointers about what skateboards to buy for beginners. FYI we are learning in the skatepark so I advise to buy a popsicle shape board, as […]

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Family skateboard lessons

Family skateboard lessons Greenwich London

Since opening our beginners skateboarding lesson to all ages we’ve had a few parents bringing their family and joining in! Debbie, and Imogen 8, and William 7, joined us on Saturday morning in Charlton Skatepark in London. Whilst admitting to falling over more than the kids (a key part of the lesson of course) Debbie was […]

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