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How to skate in the correct way for a beginner

How to skate in the correct way for a beginner

Q -Hi Asha. I am 29. I skated on and off since I was 8 but only recently I got excited and bought a new pair of roller blades. I am trying my best to learn how to push forward in the correct way (not the V-shape) and I am also trying to learn how to brake (following...

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I’m pronating on my skates. What do you recommend?

I’m pronating on my skates. What do you recommend?

Q  Hi Asha.  ! love your videos and hope to skate as smoothly and powerfully as you do someday. I have pronated feet—not terrible—but I can see on my wheels that I’m leaning inward and pronating on skates as well. I purchased some insoles to correct but...

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Where should I put my weight on my foot when skating slowly?

Where should I put my weight on my foot when skating slowly?

Q - “When I am skating at normal speed or just cruising around without worrying too much about speed, do I need to put my weight on the front of the foot and keep my heels light? Because I’m used to putting my weight on my heels when I was skating slowly. Thank you in...

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Marathon training plan for skating?

Marathon training plan for skating?

Have you ever thought about skating a marathon? That's exactly what this Skatefresh student is planning to do, and in this blog post Asha answers her question with some tips and advice on a marathon training plan. Question: "I’m working on my stopping techniques, more...

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I still have difficulty climbing steep hills

I still have difficulty climbing steep hills

Q - "I've been using your Intermediate and Advanced Skate for Fitness Online courses. I still have difficulty climbing steep hills. Will this be solved as I progress? At the end of the S-curve, my support leg doesn’t turn sufficiently inside and my push becomes...

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