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Learn inline-skating: from beginner to expert

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Learning the Magic Slide

Before succeeding at Parallel sliding, we would advise you to learn the Magic slide first. It is a braking technique involving sliding with your legs in an X position. That technique requires a bit of training but it is impressively efficient...

on 04/11/13 - Read 32826 TimesRead more

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Braking: Parallel sliding

Sliding is the most efficient as well as the most spectacular braking technique. Skaters manage to draw parallel lines covering several meters, and leaving a burnt smell. It is also the hardest braking technique to master...

on 15/10/13 - Read 87765 TimesRead more

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The main principles of cross training for skating

Lots of us make the mistake of only skating for their training... Yet, skating is not just about gaining more endurance or a better technique. You should find the right balance according to your discipline. And other sports may prove to be useful...

on 13/05/13 - Read 47751 TimesRead more

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Going down a hill carefully on your skates

Going down a hill at full speed with inline-skates can be a real pleasure or a perfect nightmare depending on your skating level and your self control. Downhill pushes the riders to his own technical and physical limits. Here are some advises to improve your skills and to go down a hill securely...

on 19/05/08 - Read 39476 TimesRead more

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Trajectory: Downhill bends

Rollo compiled a series of explanative videos on optimal lines for downhill skating. From braking to direction taking, here are some tips to save precious seconds…

on 21/04/08 - Read 15752 TimesRead more

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