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Inline Skating iPhone Apps

iPhone Applications Can Add Fun to Your Training


Let your iPhone go to work to help you find safe locations to skate, map your rail trails, organize your fitness workouts and even help you learn how to skate. These iPhone applications are great tools to help make your inline skating activities more productive and more fun. Many more are available on the internet or by surfing around through your iPhone. There are a lot of good inline skating apps for android phones to choose from, too.

1. Roll In Line

Logo © Volodymyr Shostakovych

The Roll In Line app was designed to help you to teach yourself, your children, or your friends how to inline skate. This app has a simple teaching method supported by over 30 high definition videos with slow motion, multiple angles and instructions. All of the tutorials are stored on your mobile device and do not require an internet connection. The Roll In Line app system is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 3.0 or later.

2. Skatefresh App Trailer

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Get a free preview of Asha's Skatefresh series of inline skating lesson apps for beginner, intermediate and advanced level skaters on this Trailer App or in the YouTube video. Samples shown in the trailer include teaching video clips and technical knowledge excerpts. There is a whole family of inline and quad apps from Skatefresh.

3. Skate Class for Beginners

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Skate Class for Beginners provides a series of high quality video inline skating lessons that include instruction from absolute beginner through skating forward with confidence. It also teaches a variety of ways to execute stops and turns. The video includes still key frames and slow motion sequences along with engaging presentations of stance, stroking, turning, braking and more. You'll even get advice on skates, safety equipment and where to skate for a positive learning experience. The lessons are taught by a qualified skate instructor.

4. iLocate - Skating Rinks

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Use the iLocate - Skating Rinks app to find good locations to skate. This application is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 3.0 or later.

5. PenaltyTimer for Derby

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PenaltyTimer is an iPhone/iPod touch application made specifically for Roller Derby. Traditionally a penalty box official has to juggle up to three stopwatches, sometimes stopping and starting all three between each jam. With PenaltyTimer, juggle stopwatches are not necessary. Features include customizable configuration with 1-6 timers (1 or 2 teams, blockers & jammers),  ability to stop or start all timers at once between jams, alert to tell a skater to prepare to re-enter the game, full support for WFTDA 4.0 jammer rules, custom team colors with built-in colors or any color you create and more.

6. Roller Derby Game App

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Enjoy Roller Derby on your phone just for fun. Flat track roller derby 3D video game where you roller skate around an oval track against an opposing team to score points and win the game. This app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 2.2.1 or later.

7. iSkate - GPS Skating App

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iSkate is a GPS inline and roller skating application designed for tracking your rides on your iPhone. It provides all the information you need on the road. It shows accurate values for current speed, average speed, maximum speed, total distance, trip distance, current altitude, climbed altitude, burned calories as well as trip time, and units can be set to US or metric. You can watch yourself automatically move on the map, zoom in on your trail, receive your trips via email (KML und GPX) and even suspend, pause and resume during breaks in your trip. There is even a map that already includes trails.

8. Tricks iT App

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Tricks iT is a stunt and trick application for aggressive inline skaters who want to go the distance. This application is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 3.0 or later.

9. RunKeeper App

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RK (RunKeeper) has a chart that tracks pace, and it integrates with Twitter and Facebook. It can report time, distance, speed and even your calorie count for skating.

10. Motion X GPS App

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Motion X GPS lets you login for your distance on google map, average speed and max speed on the screen. It even has a Facebook check-in button. Motion X is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 3.1 or later.

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