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Title:
Advanced in-line skating
Author:
Miller, Liz.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Camden, Me. : Ragged Mountain Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
viii, 150 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780071354486
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Offers the keys to moving safely in traffic and on hills, fitness and cross-training, racing, touring, tricks, roller hockey, and more. This book is suitable for in-line skaters looking to skate beyond the rink or smooth path.


Author Notes

Liz Miller is an international In-Line Skating Association certified instructor


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Introductionp. 1
The Advanced Skaterp. 1
Venturing Outp. 1
How to Use This Bookp. 3
Part 1 The Skating Lifestylep. 7
Chapter 1 Equipping Your Sports Closetp. 9
Shopping for Skatesp. 9
Equipment Maintenancep. 11
Protectionp. 13
First-Aid Supplies and Treatmentsp. 15
Handy Accessoriesp. 17
Gear Resourcesp. 19
Chapter 2 Key Skills for the Advanced Skaterp. 21
What Kind of Skater Are You?p. 21
Stride Techniquep. 23
Hill Skillsp. 28
Forward Power Slidep. 31
Coordinationp. 33
Teaching Othersp. 34
Advanced Skills Resourcesp. 36
Chapter 3 Fitness Skatingp. 37
In-Line Workout Benefitsp. 38
Gearp. 39
Locationsp. 40
Warm-Up, Stretching, and Cool-Downp. 40
Key Skillsp. 42
Heart Rate Trainingp. 44
Plan Your Programp. 46
Training Focusp. 48
Cross Training Alternativesp. 50
Performance Nutritionp. 53
Fitness Resourcesp. 54
Chapter 4 In-Line Touringp. 55
Touring Near and Farp. 55
Key Skillsp. 59
Fitnessp. 60
Packing for a Day Tripp. 60
Essential Gearp. 61
Packing for a Skate Tour Vacationp. 62
Touring Resourcesp. 63
Chapter 5 Skate-to-Skip. 65
Gearp. 66
Key Skillsp. 66
Slalom Posturep. 66
Basic Techniquep. 68
Skate-to-Ski Trainingp. 69
Skate-to-Ski Resourcesp. 72
Chapter 6 Freestylep. 73
Street Dancingp. 73
Gearp. 74
Tips for Successp. 74
Sample Rollerdance Stepsp. 75
Artistic Skatingp. 76
Gearp. 77
Getting Startedp. 78
Sample Artistic Movesp. 78
Competitionp. 81
Slaloms with Conesp. 81
Gearp. 81
The Coursep. 82
Sample Slalom Methodsp. 82
Freestyle Resourcesp. 84
Part 2 A Competitive Startp. 85
Chapter 7 Speed Skatingp. 87
History and Organizationp. 87
Gearp. 88
Race Formatsp. 91
Key Skillsp. 93
Race Trainingp. 99
The Big Dayp. 100
Speed Skating Resourcesp. 101
Chapter 8 Roller Hockeyp. 103
History and Organizationp. 103
About the Gamep. 105
Team Buildingp. 106
Gearp. 107
Key Skillsp. 108
Roller Hockey Resourcesp. 110
Chapter 9 Aggressive Skatingp. 111
History and Organizationp. 112
Eventsp. 113
Gearp. 113
Key Skillsp. 116
Intro to Streetp. 118
Intro to Vertp. 119
Deciphering Trick Namesp. 120
Aggressive Resourcesp. 123
Chapter 10 Technical Downhillp. 125
Historyp. 126
Eventsp. 126
Gearp. 127
Key Skillsp. 128
Racing Strategiesp. 131
Downhill Resourcesp. 132
Chapter 11 Hybrid Team Sportsp. 133
Roller Soccerp. 133
History and Organizationp. 133
Rulesp. 135
Gearp. 136
Key Skillsp. 136
Roller Soccer Resourcesp. 137
Roller Basketballp. 137
History and Organizationp. 137
Rulesp. 138
Gearp. 140
Key Skillsp. 140
Roller Basketball Resourcesp. 140
Appendix More Resources for Advanced In-Line Skatersp. 141
In-Line "Portals" on the Webp. 141
Trade Associationsp. 141
Trail Advocatesp. 142
Indexp. 143
About the Authorp. 150