Inline Skate Intermediate Stopping Skills

The Spin Stop

its great to be able to skate well, its is even more critical that one can stop. Understanding the mechanics and options on how to break is good to know so just in case you find yourself in a situation where you need to stop abruptly, you have options to use. The Spin stop is a great skill to have in your arsenal. The idea is to shift lateral motion into rotary motion and then slow down by letting the wheels run out of gas. 

The Fun2Skate videos discuss this skill by giving you 1 goal, 3 moves and 5 key points to help get this skill under your belt. Please make sure your try the movements on high friction grounds like grass or old carpets so that you will be able test the difficult aspects of this skill safely. Please use safety gears and a helmet.

Have fun and enjoy this skill.