Heelflip - Using your heel to flip the board to the toe side while doing an ollie. This trick will come easy if you have mastered the kickflip. My heels flip nicer than my kickflips. I can also catch them higher in the air.
Ollie, frontside 180 ollie, backside shuvit, kickflip
Get your set up tricks down first, especially the kickflip. With the kickflip mastered a heelflip will be easy with these pointers.
Put your back foot sightly to the toeside of ollie position. Put your feet like this:
You want to flick your heel at an angle toward the part of the board where the concave and the nose meet. All the way over there.
Don't hang your foot off the toe side. This is a mistake most people make. You need to keep your whole foot on the board at first because you will use it to complete the flick. This will give you a smoother flip and a floaty controlled look.
At first you need to be deliberate and throw your feet at the board to catch it. Soon it will be second nature.
Like any flip trick popping a fakie heel is way easy. This is one of my easiest flip tricks. It just seems to float right where I need it to be.
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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.
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