Skateboard Tricks

Skateboard Tricks, there are a lot of them. This page covers what the tricks called and how to do them. I cover single tricks and terms used when talking about skateboarding.
I also tell you which ones are best to try first.

Here I am doing a few tricks. I am no pro, they have awesome style and more. I do have a lot of tricks though.

I like to skate on all types of terrain. I can do flip tricks, rails, ramps and transition. I can drop in on vert, roll in to a bowl, ollie a ten set(not too much any more), flip out of slides and many other combos.

This section of the website is dedicated to the method of how to skateboard. In my skateboard lessons I use a method to teach you how to skateboard. Using the same steps over and over I break down tricks into the smallest movements. I then teach them to you. I am working on doing so for every trick in the trick list.

It all starts with the basics. To learn how to skateboard start with these basic skateboard tricks will get you skateboarding better, faster. Use what you learn and start to feel the physics involved in the timing, speed and height of your tricks.

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You can see the full skateboard trick list I have compiled here. It has nearly 300 moves on it. This list gives you the chance to comment and add to the tricks I have covered.

Using my experience I have picked the easiest tricks to learn first. I picked the ones that you get you skating circles around other skaters. Literally!


Skateboard Terms You Should Know

These terms will be used a lot on this website and in skateboarding. Some trick names can be pretty confusing. The difference between frontside and backside or switch and fakie always cause problems. I have tried to define things the best I can here. Some trick names will always be up for debate. What I have done here is made the best attempt at getting them right.

Stance
Frontside
Backside
Fakie
Nollie
Switch
Revert
Tweak
Shifty
Snake

Mob
Stall
Halfcab
Late
Line
Big
Bigger
Dark
Vert

The Good Tricks

These lists are in the order that you should attempt these tricks. Try the first one in each group before you move on to the more difficult tricks. I put this together from experience learning myself and from teaching skaters for years.

Ollie Tricks

Ollie or Skateboard Jump
180 ollie
360 ollie
Caballerial

Flip Tricks

Pop Shuvit
Kickflip
Heelflip
Bigspin

Varial Kickflip
Varial Heelflip
Hardflip
Inward Heelflip

Backside Flip
Backside Heelflip
Frontside Flip
Frontside heelflip

360 Flip
Bigflip
Laser Flip
Big Heelflip
Impossible
Pressure Flip

Slides and Grinds Tricks
Boardslide
Noseslide
Tailslide
Lipslide
Bluntslide

50-50 Grind
5-0 Grind
Crooked Grind
Nosegrind
Smith Grind
Feeble Grind

Transition, Ramp and Vert Tricks
Drop In
Rock to Fakie
Tail Stall
Axle Stall
Rock and Roll
Nose Stall
Disaster
Blunt
Plants
Airs

This list of skateboard tricks is just to get us started. Don't worry if it seems like a lot. It looks like a lot to me too. I will be putting together detailed how to's for these tricks.

Stay Tunned!

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