Welcome

Welcome to your top roller hockey source online! Take a moment to look around and find great deals!
Skating | Learn Inline Hockey

Is there a difference between skating in roller hockey skates and inline skates?

Ik there is a break on the inlines I just wanna know if you have to skate different in the roller hockey ones compared to the inlines?

Another answerer seems to be confused. Most roller hockey IS played on inline skates.
You also do not "have to pick up your foot and set it down in the direction you want to go" in order to turn.

Most inline skates are recreational/fitness skates, come with a brake, and are intended to be stable at higher speeds than hockey.

Hockey skates are built to protect the feet from hits with various objects and to be able to turn very tight corners (without lifting a foot and repositioning it). Some of them will be rockered or have the ability to be rockered to mimic the curve of an ice skate's blade. Rockering makes the skate less stable in a straight line or at higher speeds but makes it easier to turn sharply or do lunge stops.
Hockey skates do not come with a brake so that it cannot be tripped over or get in the way in tight plays.

No major diffence in skating technique other than hockey players spend most of their time starting and stopping fast and doing tight turns. All of those skills will translate well to rec/fit skating but will not be used often. Hockey skaters really never cruise at higher speeds. If your experiance is in hockey, you are likely to need to work on your basic stride for cruising.

Latest roller hockey items:

Reebok 9k Pump Inline Hockey Skates 10D, NEW Bauer Vapor X70R Senior Inline Hockey Skates Size 105R, Mission Proto Si Inline Hockey Skates 2D, Mission Proto Sv Youth 5 Hi lo Violator Roller Skates Rollerblades, Vintage 95 ESPN2 1st X Games CRABLE Roller HOCKEY Johnny Xtreme T Shirt NWT NOS, Mission Inline Roller Hockey skates model 5500 Size 6D, Torspo Sweet 200 Roller Ice Hockey Gloves Tapered Split Finger Junior Boys 125, Mission Proto SV Roller Hockey Skates Mens sz 10 Hi Lo Violator Rollerblades, Tour Fish Bonelite 725 Inline Hockey Skate 95 340 New, New Ice Roller Hockey Junior Pants Mission Commander Medium NWT R, REEBOK PUMP 6k SKATE YOUTH Size 3 INLINE ROLLERBLADE, Tour Hockey THOR BX PRO Inline Hockey Skate Size 75D, Shirt The Club World Wide Rollers Smokin N Jokin Bk Mens size S New Smoker Smoke, Mission Axiom A3 OutDoor Rollerblades 12E, Hockey Jersey Mens Size XL BLANK Red CCM Hockey Jersey Ice Roller Hockey St0446, Hockey Player Decal Helmet Ice Roller Street Car Truck Vinyl Window Sticker Puck, Custom Hockey Decal Crossed Sticks Puck Helmet Ice Roller Street Window Sticker, Gear Roller Hockey Pants Adult Small 30 32 Gforce series Coolmax padding, Shirt The Club World Wide Rollers Smokin N Jokin Black Mens Size M Smoker Smoke, Mini Hockey Decals Lot Of 8 Crossed Sticks Puck Ice Roller Street Window Sticker, Serge Roberge Montreal Roadrunners Roller Hockey RHI Game used Worn Skates, HOCKEY PUCK DROPS BS STOPS DECAL sticker ice roller stick window graphic, Original Inaugural Year 1994 RHI LA BLADES ROLLER HOCKEY Set of 6 Ticket Stubs, Bauer Nike Black NBH 5500M Ice Hockey Roller Bullriding Helmet Cage Teeth Saver, Bauer Helmet Repair Kit Ice Roller Hockey,