There is more than one way to stop on roller skates. Proper technique is important for your safety and the safety of others. Learn how to stop on roller skates in this video lesson. Take action: each skate should have toe-stop, t-stop drags one foot behind other, keeping feet in shape of letter T, and plow stop points toes towards each other. Catherine Werst, a.k.a Stray Cat from Central Coast Roller Derby and the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, is the coach of Derby 101 and has been skating since she was eleven years old and competitive for many years. She has done all kinds of roller-skating and loves it all. She has taught many people and hopes to continue doing so.