The Complete In-Line Skater

Basic and Advanced Techniques, Exercises and Equipment for Fitness

Joel Rappelfeld; Illustrated by Kathleen M. Skelly

St. Martin's Griffin

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Learn America's Hottest New Sport--And Have Fun Doing It!!

In-line skating is fun and easy to learn. It's also a great low-impact way to get your heart and legs in shape.
The Complete In-Line Skater is the perfect skater's companion. Written by an experienced teacher, this book tells you everything you need to know about equipment, basic and advanced skating techniques, safety and improving fitness.
Over 100 professional line drawings help illustrate the text, which includes chapters on:

Equipment: The most popular models and how to select and care for the right skates for you
Basic striding, turning and stopping techniques
Advanced techniques to master the sport--even cross train for skiing or hockey!
Maneuvers to handle curbs, potholes, and other obstacles
A skater's workout to build stamina and strength
Pains and strains: how to avoid them
List of skating terms, organizations and publications

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Joel Rappelfeld; Illustrated by Kathleen M. Skelly

Joel Rappelfeld has over fifteen years of skating experience. He lives in New York City, where he instructs skaters of all skill levels and ages. He is the founder of Kids on Wheels and Roll America, troupes that demonstrate skating throughout the country.

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Kathleen M. Skelly

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The Complete In-Line Skater
Basic and Advanced Techniques, Exercises and Equipment for Fitness
Joel Rappelfeld; Illustrated by Kathleen M. Skelly

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
September 1996
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312152673
ISBN10: 0312152671
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 180 pages, Black-and-white illustrations throughout
$17.99
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