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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

Learn how to ollie

The Ollie is a must have trick. There are so many new possibilities that open up to you after you are comfortable with the ollie. Once you learn how to ollie you could now potentially land a 50-50 grind, then learn how to manual a bit and get comfortable riding on two wheels. Now you can 5-0 grind or ollie manual.

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Backside 180 in mid air on flatground.

Learn how to Backside 180

The backside 180 is a gateway trick. Combine this trick with so many other flip tricks you will learn can start to change your beginner status to a serious skateboarder! Once you learn how to backside 180 you will love how it feels. It took me some time to realize the secret to this trick read the trick tip to learn how.

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drop in on a quarter pipe lesson

How to drop in

Dropping in on a quarter pipe or half pipe can be extremely difficult to learn. Not for the reason you might think. Not because it's hard to do. Learning to drop in is hard because it's hard to muster the courage to try it!

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Learn how to Kickflip

The Kickflip is the trick every new skater is itching to learn. I used to practice my ollie over and over just dreaming about flipping it hard enough to spin a full kickflip. You've learned the ollie and have been practicing for days. The good news is that you have found a good place to help you land a kickflip.

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Learn how to varial kickflip

Learn how to Varial Kickflip

Check out this varial kickflip trick tip. This is a good first sort of technical flip trick. If you put in the work wiht the kickflip and the pop shuvit, you should get this trick in no time.

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Pressure flip on a skateboard in mid rotation..

Learn how to pressure flip

The pressure flip is extra special to me. I used to think I was doing hard flips when I first learned them. It's all about pop and commit. This trick will take some getting used to. If you want to learn how to do a pressure flip on a skateboard you need to be pretty comfortable with your ollies. Also, learning the Pop Shuvit will be greatly helpful. The pop shuvit and the pressure flip share the same concept of pop and float. You can float flip them under you or suck them up to you with the right amount of pop.

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

Learn how to heelflip

This is a great trick for begginers to learn. It's not just a reverse kickflip. (That would be like a back foot kickflip. ) Such a good trick for a game of skate if you have somone who is around your level. With the heelflip added to your bag of tricks you can almost play a full game of skate.

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

Learn how to pop shuvit

Are you ready for a pop shuvit? Have you got your ollies down? Well it doesn't matter! If you ask me...(and you are) there are no prerequisite tricks for a pop shuvit. Perhaps the ollie can help but as long as you can pop the board you can potentially land the pop shuv. Also I motion that the name of this trick be changed it's just too much. Instead of Pop Shuvit, just pop shuv would work. Then just say shuvit for the ground slider shuvs.

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

Learn how to Inward heelflip

An Inward Heelflip is produced by combining a backside pop shuvit and a heelflip. This flip trick is one of my personal favorites. It has a nice earthy flip for a flip trick with only a 180 degree spin. This trick will trully set you apart. I would catagorize this trick as advanced...

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Skateboarding Articles

Mitchell ollies an 11 stair in austin texas

How to commit to skateboard tricks

Your commitment can turtle shell at the speed of light. That means that even if you leave the ground believing that you are going to land on the board no matter what, in the blink of an eye you brain has decided to withdraw all of your courage and put the fear of the heavens in you.

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Shawn Prosen smith stall on a quarter pipe

3 Best Quarter Pipes For your money

Having your own ramps and rails can be greatly beneficial for your progress as a skateboarder. If you want to get better at airs and stalls then owning a quarter pipe is a great idea. Quarter pipes and other skateboard ramps can be pretty pricey and for a good reason.

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A photo of durable, long lasting skate shoes. (Etnies Maran Vulcanized)

Long lasting skate shoes

Skateboarding shoes are put through more punishment in a short period of time than any other type of footwear. Some are made to endure a constant attack by 60 - 80 grit sandpaper. After 17 years testing and trying all types and styles of skate shoe. It is apparent that some shoes are built better than others.

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A collage of photos of a skater skating backside and frontside

Backside and Frontside Explained

There are hundreds of different tricks to learn in skateboarding. There are even more when you count the many different variations of each trick. As we explain in our post The 5 stances of skateboarding, each trick has 4 possible variations of the same trick because you can perform each one in the 3 alternate stances.

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griptape on a skateboard.

How to put griptape on a skateboard?

Putting griptape on a skateboard is easy to do. Don't waste 5 bucks for somone else to do it. Read this walk-through and you'll be a pro...at putting on griptape.

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a skater doing a disaster stall on a quarter pipe.

Skateboarding terminology for beginners

Just like any other sport, skateboarding has unique terms that describe something, or an action. As a matter of fact, skateboarding is especially filled with terms and names that are unique only to skateboarding.

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how to stand on a skateboard

5 stances of skateboarding

Most articles you read will tell you there are only two different stances on a skateboard, goofy footed and regular footed stance. The fact is there are 5 different skateboard stances, 2 standard stances and 3 alternate stances.

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

Learn to skateboard

Skateboarding is a fascinating subculture that is shared by people all over the world. Learning to skateboard was one of the best decisions I ever made. It was an easy way for me to make lifelong friends and share unique experiences that can't be found or created any other way.

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

3 Best apps for skateboarders

We all know that having a phone is really helpful. Younger generations don't even know life without a phone. But for us skateboarders how can we make sure to maximize our phones potential for our favorite thing, SKATEBOARDING!

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

How to determine what skateboard size you need

In this article we I will give you some good things to know when buying your first board. We'll go over everything from choosing the right size skateboard for you...

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

5 skateboard tricks for beginners

There are no set rules in skateboarding. It's largely about finding new limits and abstract thinking. It doesn't take a special kind of person to be a skateboarder or to be good at it. I believe it adds something special to a person.

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

Is it hard to learn how to skateboard?

So you watch your friends skateboarding around the park and they make it look so easy. But as soon as you step on the board you feel awkwardly out of balance, causing you to have an immediate fear of falling and...

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

5 things to learn for new skater

The only thing you need to know before you learn to ollie is how to stand on a skateboard. Below is a list of 5 things I really think would help you to have more fun as you learn your first few skateboard tricks.

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Flat ground ollie at peek height.

Is skateboarding dangerous

Skateboarding can certainly be dangerous. Any athlete is willingly putting their bodies at risk of injury. There are precautions you can take to make sure that you are safe as you take your first few pushes on a board.

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Photo showing all that you need to change or replace skateboard wheels.

How to replace skateboard wheels

Changing or replacing the wheels on a skateboard is a pretty straight forward task. There are a few tricks I wish I knew when I was new to skateboarding

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