Wear protective Gear Wear a certified helmet, knee pads, elbow pads, and wrist guards

Wear Your Skates Not too loose, not too tight. Longest toe should barely touch the front of the skate.

Get Up Start on the grass or carpet. Sit down, get onto your knees, push one knee up, place your hands there, and push yourself up into a T stance. Then move to a flat smooth surface and practice there.

Get into the Correct Stance Skates in the V position, knees bent, back and chest up. Avoid leaning forward too much to prevent lower back fatigue. Avoid putting too much weight on the heels to avoid falling over backwards.

March to Glide Forward Toes out, heels in. Don’t stride as you do when walking. Instead, march. Lift one skate and place it diagonally to the direction of motion. Repeat with the other skate. Knees bent and bum low to the ground. Shorter quicker strokes are better for balance than longer ones.

Skate backwards Toes together, heels out. Start marching. It’s the opposite of skating forward

Stop with the heel brake Use the heel brake. Shift most of your body weight away from the brake side skate. At the same time, lift the toe while lowering the heel to the ground. Apply pressure to stop.

Plow stop Very easy to do, even for new skaters: Skate forwards. Push out, then in until the toes almost touch. Not for speedy stops.

Learn the T stop Master one-foot skating. Glide forward. Lift one foot off the ground and put it down gently, pointing the toe to the side of the road at 80-90 degrees. Drag that foot until you stop. More of your stop rests on the leading foot.

Small jumps Skate forward, go up, front wheels last. Land and sink low for shock absorption, front wheels touch the ground first for safety. To do bigger jumps, sweep your legs to the side for more clearance.

Watch our Inline Skating Tutorials in the Link Below and Practice Often to Improve Your Skating