Professionals will teach you to balance yourself while using the skates as it is the most basic thing about rollerblading because until and unless your body is balanced you can’t even stand on the roller skates. Balancing is also crucial for having full command on the skates to complete all the tricks of rollerblading without any fault.
Without professionals it is not an easy task for you to learn every balancing trick or it will take a longer time. Professionals will tell you about the balancing of body’s core muscles, pelvic region and lower back because these are the main body parts to be used during rollerblading.
Moderate level of cardio fitness is very necessary for skateboarders because they spend the majority of their time on their roller skates to roam around the town, and it is not air or any engine which helps them to move.
Skateboarders have to use their own muscles to roll on the skateboard so it is the cardio fitness and leg strength which is going to decide how far skateboarders can go on their skates. Professionals will train you about the necessary cardio exercises for better cardio fitness. They will tell you about the basic gym exercises for achieving strong muscles and a fit body suitable for rollerblading.
If you are new to rollerblading and just learning from the scratch, it is always better to take guidance or lessons from an experienced person, who has acquired the skills needed for the sport. This will ensure that you know the proper methods and techniques which you will have to use to balance the blades. This will also increase your confidence as you exactly know when to move ahead and when to apply brakes, thus reducing the chances of injuries.
Also certain other safety measures like keeping the knee straight without bending much forward, wearing bright neon coloured clothes especially at night, being aware of your surroundings and the noises which are arising from different directions and also not listening to music using headphones while you use roller blades are a few simple tips which can keep you safe and allow you to enjoy the sport.