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Will the right boots help my skating ability?

Proper boots and boot fitting is mandatory not only for skating ability, but also for preventing injuries to the foot and ankle. A professional boot fitter can assess a skater's needs and model the boot accordingly. Boots that are too tight or too loose can directly affect coordination, balance, and landing techniques. Therefore, starting with the correct boots and having them re-assessed over time is highly recommended for safety and proper movement skills.

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