One of the biggest obstacles that new or returning skaters face is the fear of falling.
Surprisingly, it’s not always the bumps and the bruises that will keep you down, it’s your mindset.
Watch below as I string together some sentences on the topic of falling.
Note: I do mention some fundamental techniques that are not actually shown in the video. For safety, I highly recommend learning those with an in-person instructor.
To find an instructor near you, search this database of SkateIA Instructors
More videos to come on various aspects of skating, so stay tuned!
Saturday at San Francisco’s Church of 8 Wheels we hold skate lessons for those who want to learn the basics, and private sessions for those looking to learn additional skills!
BEGINNER SKATE CLASS – Saturday 1-2pm
This class covers the fundamentals of skating technique. We have several wonderful instructors on rotation each week. I’ll be teaching on the following dates:
Class is for kids as well as adults! Drop ins welcomed and encouraged!
PRIVATE LESSONS – Saturday 2-3pm
Private lessons can also be arranged at the Church.
Please reserve in advance by email.
For lesson rates and additional details, please visit: www.cora.org/skatelessons.html
PUBLIC SKATE SESSIONS
After class is over, improving your skating skills is all about PRACTICE!
The Church of 8 Wheels offers 2 more public skating sessions on Saturday. It’s a great way to get more practice.
- 3-5pm – Afternoon family skate
- 7-11pm – Roller Disco Party (18+ only)
Hope to help get you started on your skate journey soon!
Spreading a little holiday cheer at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with the “Roller Polar”. That lil guy sure can skate!!
Wonderful to see so many beautiful people wearing my skate-inspired designs!
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San Francisco! Join us at the Church of 8 Wheels for a special Tuesday night Roller Disco.
It’s Halloween Night! Dress to impress and win the Halloween costume contest!
Every year, the Golden Gate Park roller skaters put on a showcase filled with fun dance routines.
I was hesitant to participate this year because I had pulled a muscle, which was taking a long time to heal and I wasn’t skating at the level I wanted to be at for a “performance.”
But at the last minute, I let all that go, and decided to put 2 of my favorite things together; Janet Jackson and Wonder Woman!
Enjoy this funky mash-up!!
• Song: Janet Jackson – Dammn Baby
• Wonder Woman Theme remix: Brittany Taylor https://youtu.be/h5KvCNsundA
• Addtl. Instrumental arrangement/stabs: https://www.instagram.com/mrklynik/
Special thanks to Kenny Hoff for capturing the moment!
Featured Photo: Justin Link
Another amazing event from the 2Raw Skate Club took place April 14-16 in Citrus Heights, CA.
FRIDAY – The Warmup
DJ Soulnificent (Maryland)
I pulled a muscle the weekend before, so I was a little nervous going into the weekend. I knew I wanted to go all out, but I didn’t want to make the injury worse. Friday was mostly about saying hello and giving hugs to my skate family. DJ Soulnificent had us groovin though, it was a great warmup.
Skates = smiles!! 😉
Above Photo: Denyse Jones
Saturday – The Main Event
DJ Joe Bowen (Chicago)
I was still skate buzzing from Friday night that I hardly slept! Unfortunately, I didn’t make it out to the park for the annual BBQ, but I knew I needed to conserve my energy.
For SIX hours, DJ Joe Bowen kept the flow going. Amazing set, I skated my injured tush off. (ow)
This time, I hit the floor with my camera to capture some of the action. Enjoy the 2Raw experience from my POV.
Golden Gate Park Skaters visit 2Raw!
Kelvin brings the Chicago flavor
Find your nearest adult skate party at skategroove.com