How to choose roller derby skates | Buyer’s guide |

Are you preparing for the minimum skills test? Or are you just interested in roller derby and want to buy your first pair of derby skates? Then check out the video guide with great tips and advice on what to pay attention to in order to get the best roller derby skates for your needs.

A beginner’s buying guide taking a quick look at the following topics:

00:13 – 01:42: Wheels
01:42 – 01:56: Bearings:
01:56 – 02:44: Plates – nylon vs. aluminum
02:44 – 03:23: Truck angle and cushions
03:23 – 03:54: Toe stop
03:54 – 04:25: Boots
04:25 – 04:33: Size
04:34 – 05:04: Skate Protection

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JDoe says:

If you ever have the time in the future could you please do a tutorial on how to change the wheels on quad skates 🙂 ?

Kaarina Polly says:

What is the difference between roller derby skates and moxi roller skates?

Bob johnson says:

what about outdoor wheels???

MsChillyfun says:

From a noob who has just signed up for roller derby with absolutely zero knowledge this vid was very informative. I will be keeping my eye on you guys. Thanks for uploading

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