Are you rookie in skateboarding!? Want to start but don't know what to do first!? Then you are in the right place! Skateboarding for beginners will help you to learn the most important basics about skateboarding.
Skateboarding is one great thing, because you can express yourself in many ways. You can create a new style - YOUR style, you can get many friends and it's healthy to have an active lifestyle and skateboarding will help you to be active. I guarantee that!
What do you need to know before you buy a skateboard: Before you buy a skateboard, you need to know what you want to do with it. If you want to be poser, than you don't need to buy an expensive deck, you can buy a cheap skateboard in a supermarket. But if you want to skate with your deck then you need a good skateboard. From my experience I advise you to do not skimp your money and buy good and resistant deck in skate shop, not in some supermarket. Be right-minded and don't buy cheap decks which will preclude your upgrowth.
How to choose the right skateboard: To choose the first and right skateboard for you, I advise you to get help from the skate shop salesman. Tell him that you are beginner, what you want to do with your skateboard and I guarantee that he will help to choose apropos skateboard exactly for you.
What to do next: Now, when you have your skateboard you should start to use it. First of all you need to ascertain are you goofy* or regular*. After that you just need to start riding. Do not try tricks before you feel comfortable and stabile on the deck. Learn how to move skateboard front from one side to other, learn how to ride manual - riding only on two wheels, and other basic things. In the beginnings I advise to start skating in asphalted ground. Do not go to skate parks before you feel ready.
Tricks: When you feel ready and you know how to do the basic things, you can start learning tricks. The first and most important trick which is the basic of all tricks is the ollie - it is when you jump with your deck. It is a simple trick, but you must learn it very well, because if you don't know how to do an ollie, then you can't do other tricks. After you have learned the ollie you can learn other tricks like pop shuvit, kickflip and more. (More in trick tips)
I advise you to buy special skate shoes, because with those shoes is easier to do tricks than usual shoes.
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