Wheel walking

I’m trying to wheel walking with one foot (I think it’s easier for the moment)
but I would like to know what’s the best starting method to learn that. I can
ride one foot a bit, does it help? Thanx

Zeni the Zunirider.

Re: Wheel walking

Zeni wrote:

> I’m trying to wheel walking with one foot (I think it’s easier for the moment)
> but I would like to know what’s the best starting method to learn that. I can
> ride one foot a bit, does it help?

One footed wheel walking is easier than 2 when you are used to it. I am
impressed that you are able to do some one footed and not do any 2 footed.

Learning is similar to when you were learning to ride, a hall + wall is
good. Do not only venture along the wall, but take off into open space as
soon as possible.

The key factors are: Toe first one the tyre and then roll onto the heal.
followed by the other foot. Your foot should travel as far forward as it can on
the wheel. Your balance will appear different to normal riding because you knees
are so high and in front of you. This gives the feeling that you are leaning
back. When teaching the most common problem is people having their balance point
too far forward. Deck shoes are good as they flex.

One footed is similar to 2 but the foot is returned from the end of the stroke
with a gentle rub of the tire (gliding).

Good luck

Roger


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