Certification Requirements For Membership in the NSP
To become a member of the National Skate Patrol, (NSP) you must first be certified by your NSP Chapter director or other authorized representative of the NSP. The certification process involves the following:1. Demonstrating a basic set of skating skills which include:•skating backwards•cross overs•forward - backward transitions•tee stops and at least one alternate form of stopping•minimum speed and endurance as required by the Chapter Director2. Teaching beginning skaters:•how to wear skates and protective gear properly•how to STOP correctly (click herefor a great tutorial by Kim Moser) •how to skate Safe, Legal, Alert, and Polite (SLAP)3. Review material in the Training Section:•NSP Certification Program video•City Street Skate 101 video•NSP Training and Certification manual4. Passing a final written and/or interactive exam with a score of 80 or above. Click here for the NSP Certification Test.