Rock and Roll - The front truck is placed over the lip of the ramp and then the board is "rocked" slightly before turning 180 and rolling back into the ramp. The skater rocks then rolls away.
This will cover the backside rock and roll. Frontside rocks are advanced.
Rock to fakies are a foundation for how to get into this trick. You need to be able to do backside kickturns well. Being able to pull the front truck up high when doing the trick.
For a this trick to work you need to get into position twisted up and ready to kickturn out. The pose that you get into can look and feel stylish. You can really twist up and have fun with it. If you don’t wrap up much or at all then it makes it tougher to turn out of this trick. Unwrapping from the twist is what gives you the momentum to turn all the way out of this trick.
The rock and roll is done in two motions, the stall and a continuous untwisting into the ramp. The rock and the roll.
Rock and rolls allow a lot of style to be added. It is a pretty simple trick compared to many others. If you get the twist right then pulling out will come pretty easy. Work on stalling in a really tweaked position. Stretch and twist into the stall and have fun with it.
Get this trick down by repeating it over and over. Trying it on larger and steeper ramps will make the exit tougher. There will be a bigger swing from stall to rolling away.
If you really get this trick down you will be able to pump into it and pump out of it. Gaining speed by really pushing on the ramp right through the whole trick. Make it a goal to pull speed out of your lip tricks. The feels good and it keeps your run going long.
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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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