Roller Derby Books
Roller Derby Videos
Beginning Inline Skating Videos
A collection of instructional beginning inline skating videos
with tutorials for skating, stopping, and turning on skates,
plus general information for beginners about skates,
protective gear, and skating safety.
Debbie Merrill Inline Skating Video
A skating video for beginners released in 2003
by Santa Monica, California "skating instructor to the stars"
Debbie Miller. Debbie acquired her nickname because
she taught Melanie Griffith, Kim Delaney,
and many other entertainment, sports, and political celebrities to inline skate.
Richard Humphrey Roller Dance Videos
San Francisco roller dance video king
Richard Humphrey has released 6 roller dance
videos for beginning, intermediate, and advanced
skaters and roller dancers, including
one called "backwards skating" that takes a very unique
approach to teaching this skill (this photo is Richard
teaching me to dance in San Francisco - fun!).
Richard's videos are typically 45 to 60 minutes in
length and they are available in both VHS and DVD format.
Jo Gereke Inline Skating Video
The full name of this video is "Get In-Line and Get In-Shape"
and the instructor on the video is Hawaiian resident
inline skating instructor Jo Gereke. The lessons in this video
take place in Venice Beach, California.
This video is
no longer widely available but I think you
can still purchase the VHS tape version at ActiveVideos.com (where this link goes).
Steve Reed Inline Skating Video
I have not seen this video yet, but it is suppose
to include striding, stopping, turning, and
hill skating instructions for beginner, intermediate,
and advanced skaters.
The video is titled "The Best Inline Skating Instructions Ever".
It is 40 minutes in length and is available in VHS and DVD format
The Fundamentals of Inline Skating
NOTE FROM KATHIE:
This short (about 10 minutes long) tape is a quick
introduction to getting started on inline skates.
The skaters demonstrating the techniques
on this video are children, and the video
includes information includes tips like practice
in the grass before you go onto pavement,
how to take your first strides, and how to
use your heel brake. Produced
by Variflex in 1999.
Inline Skating: Tips, Techniques, Safety
I have not seen this video, but here is the producer's description:
This is a fun easy to follow progressive introduction into the
world of inline skating. This program rolls you through: Turning
and crossovers, balance, falling, equipment review, stroking
and stopping. 45 minutes.
Skating Lessons - Main Menu
Skating for Beginners
Skating in 100 Countries
Skating in Africa
Skating in Asia
Skating in Europe
Skating in Oceania
Skating in The Americas
Inline Skate Shop
Roller Skate Shop