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Old August 20th, 2017, 06:27 AM   #1
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Default Inline skating - single foot strokes

I was just curious what others thought about using single repeated strokes/pushes as part of their inline skating.

I got in a good bit of practice doing these at the skating rink using inline skates with my custom short wheelbase setup with 3x58(?) flat profile 88A wheels.

I noticed I could attain a very high rate of continuous speed without much fatigue since I was only pushing off with one leg.

Of course I realized that my leg I used to keep flat on the floor (left) would start to get a bit sore over time, so I then started switching it up some with the left leg then doing the push offs.

I've seen many inline skaters do a similar single footed kick/push in repetitions during outdoor skating sessions on YouTube but I don't know if it is as common indoors or during marathons etc.

What do some of you think about it who have seen or performed it regularly?
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Old August 24th, 2017, 07:47 PM   #2
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I was just curious what others thought about using single repeated strokes/pushes as part of their inline skating.
Perhaps you should give this a try:

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