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The Importance of breaking Stopping with Skates

Curbing technique is probably the most useful and important when a patina. Most of the time, stop time is what we are going to avoid an accident. This is why slow somehow must be our number one priority when we begin to learn to skate, since we know for sure is slow control of our own skating. As opposed to not knowing how to stop, makes a simple and relaxing little risk of a sport with fatal consequences.

Types of Breaks

There are many types or braking techniques in this article we will talk mainly of 3: the basic braking with brake pad, the braking and skidding of T hockey. This list is sorted by increasing difficulty.

Do not need to master all three, in fact, many people take years skating and do not know or are able to halt skid style hockey, and nothing happens. The important thing is not so much choose a style or another, but feel safe on the skates and know that we can stop our progress when we want.

Breaking Basics Techniques

Braking uses the basic block that is installed on line skates in the last round of one of two runners, left or right, at the skater. (Usually they come in the skate right to manufacture, but can usually be exchanged with a key that is also normally supplied in the same box in which the runners are). This block is usually made of rubber, which is spent in use. This is why there are spare parts for the brake pad.

To curb the taco follow the following procedure:

First moving one of the two skates (which can be the left or right according to our style of skating, but must have the brake pad obviously), and is well separated from the other skate. This will bend your knees a little and gain stability by being closer to the ground. Now we must drop our weight on the rear Patin, ie almost skate on one foot. Then we lift the front edge of Patin, bringing the heel starts to rub and cause friction soil, making us lose speed.

It is advisable to start slowing gently, and continue to slow more sharply as we feel more secure.

T-Breaking Style with Skates

T braking is undoubtedly the most widely used by skaters, for it is more effective than the stick and braking easier than the skid hockey. Also in T slow is the natural evolution of the braking block because after a few sessions of skating, and learn the basic maneuvers: braking and turning boot, notice the cue starts to disturb the performance of some tricks or figures.

To curb T, first to know about maintaining a balance Patin, at least for a few seconds. The first is to advance one of two runners, according to our style of skating on the left or right. Now we must drop our weight on the skate forward, and prepare to stop. Now move the skate back and place it at 90 degrees to the direction of travel, this is perpendicular, but on the ground without throwing weight . When doing so, wheels does not spin (by being in a direction perpendicular to motion) , instead they are rozaran with the ground, and producciendo friction braking, until eventually stop altogether.

Is very important not support weight on the skate that holds back, if we do that instead of stopping turn on ourselves.

The biggest drawback braking in T is no doubt that we are using their own wheels to stop, which wear out faster.

Braking Techniques in Hockey: Hockey In The Skid

Is undoubtedly one of the brakes more difficult to perform, but also the most effective: can we stop quickly, even to a complete stop from high speed in a few meters. Although he was known as the yaw of hockey, this does not mean it is used only in that format, in contrast, is used in many other types of skating.

This type of braking , or rather, skidding, is widely used in hockey, where the stops, starts or changes of direction and acceleration are constant. This technique is also used to stop ice hockey, where it can be derived that (although it is easier to skid on ice on the track).

Skidding, there is a sharp turn of the skates to one of the two sides at the same time adelantamso delay skates and body. If we do well, do not turn in any direction, but will be moving in the direction of motion but with the runners, both completely perpendicular to the direction of this. This will cause the wheels does not turn but brakes rub against the floor.

Invariably the first few times you try to be thrown forward dangerously. Therefore it is always a good idea to use proper protective equipment href="http://cincinato.org/rollers/en_skates-pads-types.php"> , especially when we learn new tricks . You must have a great balance and practice, to bow slightly and make the soil absorb our speed.

Other Skate Braking Systems

There are other techniques or braking systems, but depend on some physical owner of the brake manufacturer. Ie if your skates have no brake system X, you can not use it. almost all major brands of skates have developed their own systems, mechanical braking, getting more or less favorable results .

To date, no system has as much acceptance as mechanical braking techniques in the T, which remains by far the most used.

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