Three-times British Ice Skating Champion, John Hamer has turned his talents to teaching.

Based at North London’s Alexandra Palace ice rink, John is available to coach pupils of any age, ability and discipline.

Take a look around the site to read more about John’s career, read testimonials from some of his students and find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions asked about skating.

To ask John any skating questions or to enquire about taking lessons, please visit the ‘Contact’ page.

The testimonials page has been updated with extremely kind words from some of John’s students:

“miracle worker”    “inspirational”    “great fun”

“infectious enthusiasm”   “makes learning to skate fun”

“I'd recommend to any skater of any ability”

“John’s coaching style is like none I have seen before”

John makes skating an exciting, educational and fun experience” “John has reignited my love of ice-skating”

Click here to take a look at the testimonials in full...


One of John’s students Sara Bertie has kindly put pen to paper to detail her first few lessons with John and explain what it’s like for a skating newbie to take that first step onto the ice - and into the unknown! - for the first time...

    > Blog One: ‘The Beginning’

     > Blog Two: ‘I Feel Like A Lemon‘      

     > Blog Three: ‘The Big Fall’

     > Blog Four: ‘I’m On The Edge’

     > Blog Five: ‘The Wall’

     > Blog Six: ‘Planking’

     > Blog Seven: ‘Feel The Pinch’

     > Blog Eight: ‘You Don’t Just...’

     > Blog Nine: ‘The Gift’