Zetrablade W is the market benchmark for entry level skates. It features unbeatable support and comfort in its price range. Buying a first pair can be intimidating and confusing because the unknown of how much the skates will get used and what specs are necessary are some of the things beginners think about. Rest assured, this is the ideal choice. The Zetrablade helps create a positive first experience making learning easier and more comfortable. The wheel/bearing mix are ideal for skating with very controllable speeds and response. In addition, as ones ability advances, the wheels can be upgraded to a higher performing 80mm wheel for a faster ride. The secure closure system helps lock the heels and ankles in for a great fit and the frame is integrated with the shell to be as low as possible to lower the center of gravity which is a true benefit for beginners. A better skate will make skating better and Zetrablade is a great first skating partner.