Advice 1: How to learn to skateboard

Watching online videos about skateboarding, many are beginning to rave in this sport, bought a Board, but to repeat even a fraction of the videos can't. In order to turn her dream into a reality requires a long time and a lot of training, thus you should start with the most simple tricks, gradually more complicating them.
Ollie
Instruction
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To learn to ride a skateboard you need to get used to it, stand so that was convenient. This can be done at home or outside – just put skate and stand on it, feel the Board, try to move your feet to balance, the control Board in place. Before you start to move, find out which foot you support. The simplest way is just to kick the ball, support the foot, which will make it easier, ie on a skateboard, she will stand behind. The majority of people support, she's snap foot – right.
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Start to ride better in places where there is no cars and people, such as parks. In addition, for the first time it is better to choose a flat surface, no inclines and descents. Put your foot above the front wheels, and the second, supporting leg push off from the surface as soon as the Board started, place your foot on the skateboard. Try to ride the Board, fully standing on it while keeping balance. To skate were not broken up, supporting leg, move back and increase the pressure on it.
3
In skateboarding there are several ways to stop. The easiest to remove the support leg from a skateboarding and brake it on the ground. However, this method is suitable only for flat surfaces.
Another way is to brake with your heel. Press the heel of the supporting leg on the Board so that the front part of the skateboard up into the air. Strengthen the pressure on the heel, but do not forget about the front foot, it still has to remain on the Board.
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Turns on the Board are sharp and smooth. To begin to learn to turn better with smooth turns, you need to push the leg and rotate the body in the direction you want. Remember, the harder you make the heel the greater the angle of rotation. It is best to train such turns can go around any object.
Sharp turns should be made by balancing on the rear wheels. Put a support leg on the tail of the skateboard, and the front – on the nose, while maintaining its position relative to the Board. Transfer most of the weight of the body on the supporting leg at a time swing the nose of the Board in different directions. Turn around on the skateboard so that the feet are reversed. Learn to do it on the spot, shifting the body weight at the time of reversal. When driving the rotations are performed first in one direction and then in another.
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Once you have mastered skating in a straight line on a skateboard. You can move on to learning tricks. The first of them must be a trick Ollie (Ollie). Despite its simplicity, it is the basis of most tricks performed by skateboarders. Ollie is jumping on a skateboard.
The formulation of the feet of all riders when performing Ollie is different, someone puts legs wide, someone on the contrary closer to each other, it is important that you feel comfortable. So, lead from the front, put the leg in the middle of the deck or move to the front bolts, and snap the foot on the tail. Overclocking. The knees should be slightly bent. Support leg abruptly hit on the tail of the Board will be something like a click, and immediately begin to push off the ground together with the Board. It is a kind of jump on one leg. The leading leg moves the skin up and down. It turns out that the foot of the front leg as if clinging to the skin and pull the whole Board up and latest up in the air. Skaters call this movement "the hood". It's better to do the curved inside foot leading foot. Upon landing the feet of both legs is better to put on or near bolt, then the probability to hurt yourself or to break a Board be greatly reduced. Also do not forget about the center of gravity during flight is not desirable nor to lean back or fall forward. Despite its simplicity the first time Ollie probably did not happen is the rider. The key to high performance Olli – long workout.
Note
Skateboarding is a very traumatic sport, so protection is needed here, especially in the initial stages. Knee pads, elbow pads, helmet – the essential elements of the outfit of the rider. You can also buy protection for your wrists as falling on a skateboard very often lead to fractures of these joints.

Do not be afraid of falling. The more you fall in training, the less drops will be in the future.

Be sure to go to the doctor for any suspected injury.

To skate in any shoes or even barefoot, but the riders wear special shoes that are reinforced in areas most susceptible to abrasion. This item is sold in specialized stores katersky.

Advice 2 : How to do a jump on a skateboard

In professional language, jump on a skateboard called ollie. It's nothing like jump in the air at the time, as the skate is connected to the legs of an athlete. Ollie is the basis of almost every trick skateboarder, so to learn he needed. If you learn to make jump high, it will help to master the most difficult exercises.
How to do a jump on a skateboard
You will need
  • skate Board, surface
Instruction
1
Determine which leg you push, and what leading. The one which is most convenient to hit the ball is inching. This foot should push off on a skateboard. It must be put back. Leading, put forward.
2
Overclocking is not very strong. Place the foot of the leading leg at the middle of the deck of a skateboard or near the front bolts, and the foot push on the tail of the Board. Focus, bend your knees and get ready to jump.
3
Click - basic motion ollie. It is a sharp push, kick foot leg at the tail of the Board. After a moment, after you click the proceed from the earth's surface with the skateboard. It's like jump on one foot. The leading leg while in the sky, so the nose of the Board goes up. On the strength of click envy the height of the ollie.
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4
Hood. When the tail Board away from the surface, and the nose is lifted, pull the skateboard. The hood is curved inward when the foot is the leading foot slips on the skins Board forward and up. This movement helps the Board to rise into the air.
5
Flight and landing. Pulling the skate, will you raise it up in the air. During the flight, monitor your center of gravity. He must have been at the center of the skateboard. You can imagine that you're in a box, whose length corresponds to the length of the Board. Try not to go beyond the boundaries of the imaginary box, stay in the center of it.
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The quality of the indents depends on the duration of the flight. Then we got to land. Place your feet near the bolts, not to break the Board. Not too lean backward and not very bend over forward. Remember the center of gravity. Land.
Note
Slide foot should slightly touching the surface of the sandpaper skate.
Useful advice
Start to jump back from the rear wheels before the tail of the Board hits the ground.
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