How to Play Roller Derby : How to Skate Crossovers in Roller Derby

In this clip we’ll learn how to do crossovers. Crossovers in roller derby are very important. This is what gets you all of the speed that you need on the corners. In order to do a proper crossover on the corner, you’re going to actually cross your skate in front Continue Reading

What is the difference between a 20° and 45° plate? – CHAYA SKATES TECH TALK | No.11

What is the difference between a 20 degree and a 45 degree plate? Here at Chaya, we offer you two angles with our plates, we offer the twenty degree or the 45 degree. I always get asked what should we be skating & why? And again, you’ll often hear me Continue Reading

The Try Guys Try Roller Derby

(rock music) – Fuck me. – Roller derby. – [Keith] What’s better than a whole gang of girls skating down and knocking you over? – I love rollerskating because it’s basically having cars on your feet. – We’re going into a ring with a bunch of buff women who are Continue Reading

How to Change the Wheels on Your Roller Skates

Hey guys! Dan, from here. Today we’re going to do a quick little video. Just a simple video on how to change skate wheels. A lot of you guys already know that but we do get a lot of emails and phone calls asking how to change out skate Continue Reading

When Normal Skiing Just Won’t Do

(fast paced guitar strumming over cheering) – [Richard] From the very first time I did a run I was hooked. It’s a competition, and my family, we’re about competition. (fast paced guitar strumming) – When you get behind that horse, and it doesn’t matter how many years you’ve done it, Continue Reading

How to Play Roller Derby : Roller Derby Skates

In this clip we’ll talk about how to choose a Roller Derby skate. A lot of people are familiar with the standard roller skate. This is called an “Artistic Boot”. You’ll notice it has a rather high heel. It has a nice tall boot that comes up above your ankle Continue Reading

How to Play Roller Derby : Roller Derby Skating Form

In this clip we talk about how to execute the proper derby form while skating. When people do regular roller skating, a lot of times they’re holding themselves up high on those nice, artistic skates with the high heels and they look very pretty. That’s regular skating and the emphasis Continue Reading

What size am I in Chaya boots? – CHAYA SKATES TECH TALK | No.17

How do I know what size I am in my boots? The 1st thing I would say: when buying skates, you need to try everything on! If you can go, try a run of sizes on in our boots. That’s always what I would say first & foremost because that’s Continue Reading