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Jeff Stone from the Roller Skate Dad blog opens up the world of roller skating to both the beginner and long-time expert roller skater. Discover all of the tips and tricks for becoming a better roller skater from a past artistic roller skating national champion, skate DJ, rink floor guard and skating enthusiast. Jeff interviews special guests and authorities in the roller skating, speed skating, jam skating, roller hockey and roller derby industries. Detailed analysis of how roller skates work, skate reviews, skate music and answering your roller skating questions. From the hokey pokey to the limbo to the races and doing that slow jam, Jeff's got you covered. If you wish you could roller skate to work instead of driving a car, then this is the podcast for you!

Jeff Stone from the Roller Skate Dad blog opens up the world of roller skating to both the beginner and long-time expert roller skater. Discover all of the tips and tricks for becoming a better roller skater from a past artistic roller skating national champion, skate DJ, rink floor guard and skating enthusiast. Jeff interviews special guests and authorities in the roller skating, speed skating, jam skating, roller hockey and roller derby industries. Detailed analysis of how roller skates work, skate reviews, skate music and answering your roller skating questions. From the hokey pokey to the limbo to the races and doing that slow jam, Jeff's got you covered. If you wish you could roller skate to work instead of driving a car, then this is the podcast for you!
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United States

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Jeff Stone from the Roller Skate Dad blog opens up the world of roller skating to both the beginner and long-time expert roller skater. Discover all of the tips and tricks for becoming a better roller skater from a past artistic roller skating national champion, skate DJ, rink floor guard and skating enthusiast. Jeff interviews special guests and authorities in the roller skating, speed skating, jam skating, roller hockey and roller derby industries. Detailed analysis of how roller skates work, skate reviews, skate music and answering your roller skating questions. From the hokey pokey to the limbo to the races and doing that slow jam, Jeff's got you covered. If you wish you could roller skate to work instead of driving a car, then this is the podcast for you!

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English

Contact:

512-348-9300


Episodes

Getting Started Roller Skating - Part 4: Choosing Your First Roller Skates - 021

5/9/2019
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Jeff gives recommendations on 10 skate packages so you can get your first pair of roller skates. The goal of this episode is for you to get you a pair of skates so you can follow along with the rest of the Getting Started Roller Skating series.

Duration:00:40:53

Getting Started Roller Skating – Part 3: Tips for Picking Out Your First Roller Skates Part 2 of 2 – 020

5/2/2019
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Have you wanted to roller skate, but haven't gotten around to buying your first pair of skates? In Part 3 of the Getting Started Roller Skating series, Jeff finishes his tips on things to consider before picking out your first pair of roller skates.

Duration:00:31:14

Getting Started Roller Skating - Part 2: Tips for Picking Out Your First Roller Skates Part 1 of 2 - 019

4/25/2019
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Have you wanted to roller skate, but haven't gotten around to buying your first pair of skates? In Part 2 of the Getting Started Roller Skating series, Jeff talks to you about tips to consider before picking out your first pair of roller skates.

Duration:00:27:34

Getting Started Roller Skating - Part 1: The Skater's Mindset - 018

4/18/2019
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Have you ever wanted to roller skate, but were too afraid to try? In Part 1 of the Getting Started Roller Skating series, Jeff talks to you about getting in the right mindset to start skating for the first time. If you can walk, you can skate.

Duration:00:27:22

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Roller Skating - 017

4/10/2019
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In today's episode, I cover the top 10 health benefits you can get from roller skating. We also cover other articles about health and roller skating including burning calories, toning muscles and living a healthy lifestyle through skating.

Duration:00:28:11

Building Nonprofit Roller Skating Clubs with Dave Nicholls Part 2 - 016

4/4/2019
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Part 2 of my interview with roller skating performer, coach and community organizer Dave Nicholls of UK's Ipswich Skate Club. Dave talks about how he started the Ipswich Skate Club with the help of his local government and how others can do the same.

Duration:00:51:38

UK Artistic Roller Skating Performer, Coach & Organizer Dave Nicholls - 015

3/28/2019
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Dave Nicholls is a UK artistic roller skating performer, skating coach and organizer. As a teenager, Dave grew up in the slums of Sheffield. He joined a skating team and spent years traveling and performing roller skating shows all over the UK.

Duration:00:43:39

Ask Dad - Balancing Exercises, Helping a Child Skate & Picking Outdoor Wheels - 014

3/21/2019
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In this Ask Dad episode, we discuss some tips for picking outdoor roller skate wheels. Also, we review tips on helping a child learn how to skate. Finally, we cover a series of exercises & tips you can do to find better balance while roller skating.

Duration:00:25:16

Ask Dad: Roller Skating Questions Answered - 013

3/14/2019
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In this episode, Jeff answers all of your Ask Dad roller skating questions. We cover changing out wheels for the first time, selecting outdoor skates, wheel recommendations, a new Spotify playlist and much more. This is the first Ask Dad Q&A episode.

Duration:00:22:24

Texas Roller Derby All-Star Milla Juke-a-bitch - 012

3/7/2019
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Texas Roller Derby (TXRD) All-Star player Milla Juke-a-bitch joins me. Milla and I discuss her career starting as a beginner skater in 2010 into the All-Star roller derby player she is today. Milla and I discuss her roller derby journey so far.

Duration:00:51:01

The Skate Critic with Ginger Mathews - 011

2/28/2019
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Skate Critic Ginger Mathews joins us this week. Ginger has visited and reviewed over 300 roller skating rinks in the last 5 years. She discusses her favorite rinks, her review criteria, odd rinks she has visited and other fascinating stories.

Duration:00:59:23

United Skates Documentary with Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler - 010

2/18/2019
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Tina and Dyana are the directors of a new roller skating documentary airing on HBO on Monday, February 18th, 2019. We chat about the film, African-American skate culture, skating rinks closing and what, if anything, we can all do to save them.

Duration:00:44:00

Starting a Roller Skating Rink - 009

2/14/2019
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In this episode, Jeff goes over tips & steps on starting a roller skating rink. From finding the right venue, buying rental skates and setting up the snack bar, Jeff covers his research from books, manuals and online guides on the subject.

Duration:00:26:33

The Roller Skate Boots Show - 008

2/7/2019
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In this episode, Jeff covers the different types of skate boots out there, which skate boots are typically used for which type of skating and 7 tips for buying your next skate boot.

Duration:00:25:05

Rollergirls - The Story of Flat Track Derby - 007

1/31/2019
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Jeff speaks to Texas Rollergirls photographer Felicia Graham about her new book "Rollergirls: The Story of Flat Track Derby". Over 13 years, Felicia travelled internationally with the team, took tons of photos and has some great stories to tell.

Duration:00:39:18

Avid Roller Skater Alberto Quinones - 006

1/24/2019
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In today's episode, Jeff interviews his good friend Alberto about growing up roller skating between Mexico and the US, raising 2 artistic roller and ice skating teenage boys and how to continue to improve at and love roller skating as we get older.

Duration:01:00:54

Roller Skating Injuries & Protective Gear - 005

1/17/2019
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In this episode, Jeff shares with you his stories of all of the times he hurt himself while roller skating, and also a few injuries he has seen from others. He also talks about protective gear that can be worn (and that he should wear) going forward.

Duration:00:44:38

Teaching Roller Skating to Others - 004

1/10/2019
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In this episode, Jeff talks about how to teach roller skating. He gives you his top 5 tips for helping teach a beginner and also gives tips for the parent, teacher, friend or coach who is trying to help someone else learn this great hobby and sport.

Duration:00:31:27

The Roller Skate Bearings Show - 003

12/29/2018
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In this episode, Jeff covers details about roller skate bearings like how to locate a skate bearing, the anatomy of a skate bearing, whether ABEC is important and finally Jeff gives you some advice and recommendations on the bearings he uses.

Duration:00:26:52

The Roller Skate Wheels Episode - 002

12/28/2018
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In this episode of the Roller Skate Dad Podcast, your host Jeff Stone talks all about roller skate wheels. He goes over his Top 10 Tips for Buying the Perfect Roller Skate Wheels article from the RollerSkateDad.com website plus a couple of extra tips.

Duration:00:52:06