Whether you’re an old pro or new to the skating scene, there’s always something new to learn! Step up your skating game – learn the lingo, master these tricks, and show them off on your next trip to Rainbow Skateland.
Dipping is when you bend your knees and put yourself in a squatting position while skating.
Scissors is a move where you go across the rink on your two feet by pushing your feet outwards from a 90 degree angle, and then pulling them together again.
Rexing is a type of backwards skating. It utilizes a sequence of step patterns, such as figure 8, duck walk, or grapevine.
Spread Eagle is a move where you skate forward with your knees bent, spread your legs, and rock back onto your heels while balancing on the back two wheels.
A spin is a skating move where you bend your knees while keeping your feet shoulder-width apart, and then rotate your arms to one side close to your body, pulling your closer skate backwards, and pulling your further skate forwards.
To properly do a Salchow, start by skating backwards, complete a one-leg twist, do a quick jump, and land on your opposite foot.
Once you learn and nail these tricks, we have no doubt that you are sure to impress everyone at the rink. Stop by and see us at Rainbow Skateland to practice your newest roller skating moves! Feel free to contact us with any questions you have about roller skating and Rainbow Skateland!