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Aggressive Skating: Cess Slide on Rollerblades

Watch more Rollerblading for Inline Skating Beginners videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to do the aggressive skating trick known as a cess slide with this rollerblading video tutorial. Expert: Tim Phang Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Hi, I'm Tim Phang. I'm 23 years old. I've been skating for about 12 years. I'm from Arlington, Virginia which is right outside of Washington, D.C. I'm now sponsored by Universal Skate Design, and I'm going to be talking to you about rollerblading. Cess slides in rollerblading are a basic but tricky maneuver. The general idea is that you're going to be sliding along the ground on the side of your skate, on the side of your boot. It's a lot like a grind but performed on a flat surface. It can be performed on any surface but the smoother the better. Because you don't want your skate to get caught on anything. The basic steps to performing cess slides are that you want to make sure you are going fast enough. That you're actually going to be able to slide. Then you want to turn your skate so that your boot is along the ground. Make sure that you find a good balance point in the middle so that you don't slip back. But you also don't want to lean too far forward. You'll then start sliding. A lot of times to get out of the cess slide you just kind of lift your foot and turn. Then you'll start rolling again. You also have to make sure you are low enough. That your wheels don't touch the surface you are sliding across. Otherwise, you'll stick up and then fly forward. You'll often see cess slides in combination with other tricks. You can cess slide before a grind or you can do a grind and then land in a cess slide. Cess slides can be done as tricks by themselves or and also to lose speed.
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