Fakie Kickturn - Riding fakie, switch or backwards and doing a kickturn to your normal stance. This is the first time you will completely change the direction you are rolling while on the skateboard.
Riding fakie or switch, kickturns, Tic tacs.
You want to start doing this trick frontside. That means you will be rotating and facing in the direction you are rolling. You will be facing forward the whole time.
Lets get started:
Figure out where your body will be going before you start the turn. This move is easy to do in the physical sense but really hard to get straight in your head. being new to skateboarding your mind isn't used to moving side to side and flipping between the two. It often makes it really hard to firgure out how to do tricks. Where to look and turn is unatural at first.
It helps if you can see it in your head first. Spend some time and think the trick through if that helps.
You did it!
Get used to riding switch. Get used to the way it feels to roll both ways on your skateboard.
You are getting closer to some really good tricks. This is the first move that really feels like a trick when you first do it. Plus it look pretty cool to.
Keep at it!
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Basic Skateboard Tricks
by Nathaniel Adie
Show your friends your skateboard skills. From stepping on a skateboard to the famous kickflip. Learn moves every time you go skateboarding.
This eBook has 71 pages of mobile formatted photos and trick tips. Specially formatted to read on mobile phones. Take this book with you. Check it for tips during your session.
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