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Tips and Tricks #7

Speaking of gaining speed, it is important to use both legs while you skate. Skate using both legs: Nearly all skaters have one leg they prefer to skate on, while another feels slightly awkward to use. This is normal, but it is important to use both legs to push. Aside from looking a little silly, by […]

Tips and Tricks #6

Now it is time to learn how to gain speed by pushing. To gain speed: The easier it gets to roll, the more speed you will want to gain. There are a few tricks to do so. The first is mainly to keep your upper body still. As a reminder, your skates are on your feet, […]

Tips and Tricks #5

Roller Skating takes practice, but soon after you get used to the feeling of having wheels on your feet and falling, it is time to learn how to maneuver by skating edges. Edging by pressing different parts of your skates: When your foot is perfectly flat in a skate, you roll straight. If you have ever […]

Tips and Tricks #4

Roller Skating takes practice, but soon after you get used to the feeling of having wheels on your feet, it is time to learn how to fall. Falling: Falling is part of learning to skate, and fortunately, it usually spooks you much more than it actually hurts you. But there are right and wrong ways to […]