Protect Yourself with Padding

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Should you wear pads if you are a beginner?

Protect Yourself with Padding

Don't be tough and wear shorts and T-shirts when playing roller hockey, especially if you are just starting out. Rollerblades are different than skates and when there is normally an edge to support any sharp turns, there is now pavement to greet you. Wear sweat pants and knee pads (especially if you are blocking shots), elbow pads, and of course a helmet since most surfaces aren't exactly sheets of glass.

   

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