Roller Skating Injuries & Protective Gear – 005

 My Roller Skating Injuries & Protective Equipment In episode #5 of the Roller Skate Dad podcast, I talked all about the roller skating industries that I have sustained and also about some of the protective equipment that I use when I speed skate or skate outdoors. I go into detail about the following topics: My roller skating injuries as …

Teaching Roller Skating to Others – 004

 Teaching Children How to Roller Skate In episode #4 of the Roller Skate Dad podcast, I talked all about my New Year’s resolution for this year and about how to teach others how to roller skate. I go into detail about the following topics: My New Year’s resolution for this year – helping at least 1 person every time …

The Roller Skate Bearings Show – 003

The Roller Skate Bearings Show In episode #3 of the Roller Skate Dad podcast, I talk all about roller skate bearings. I go into detail about the following topics: The anatomy of a roller skate bearing What is ABEC and does it really matter for a roller skate bearing Some bearing history And, finally, the bearings that I use when …

The Roller Skate Wheels Episode – 002

The Roller Skate Wheels Show In episode #2 of the Roller Skate Dad podcast, I talk all about roller skate wheels. More importantly, I talk about one of the most popular articles on the website: The Top 10 Tips for Buying the Perfect Roller Skate Wheels. In this episode, I go over the 10 tips from the website, as well as …

Get Out There & Skate – 001

Welcome to The Roller Skate Dad Podcast – Episode 1! I created this show to have a place where we can discuss everything in the world of roller skating. Today, there are not many podcasts or even websites that talk about roller skating. The ones that do exist are rarely updated and don’t come often with objective, deep research on …

ABEC Bearing Opened

Do ABEC Ratings Matter for Roller Skate Bearings?

Roller skate bearings are an important part of the overall skate and certainly impacts how much fun we have skating.  Without bearings you are not going to get too far.  However, much of my writing in the coming months will show just how difficult and confusing it can be to find the perfect roller skate bearings.  There is a lot …

Roller Skate Bearings Opened

How Roller Skate Bearings Work

Rolling down your local rink floor, you feel the wind in your hair as you glide smoothly across the surface.  Your skates are barely making a sound as you effortlessly push again to pick up speed.  One of the key parts of a roller skate that make this silky smooth speed a possibility are roller skate bearings. Roller skate bearings …

Roller Skating Endurance

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Roller Skating

Is Roller Skating Good Exercise? When you think of fitness and getting in shape, your mind probably almost immediately wanders to the well-known methods of weight loss. Going to the gym, walking, swimming, running, cycling, and yoga are most likely to be the things to come to mind. However, one popular sport to lose weight and get fitness levels up …

eZeefit Ankle Booties Fixed My Hurt Foot

7 Ways to Protect Your Ankles While Breaking in New Skates

Getting a new pair of skates is such an awesome feeling. The new smell of leather. No scrapes, scratches or dings on your new boots yet.  The wheels and bearings are brand new. As you open the box, each skate is wrapped in its own plastic.  You quickly tear through the box to get to the skates, slip them on to …