If you’re a beginner skateboarder, I’m sure you’ll be asking yourself 'what are the first skateboarding tricks I should learn to get started?'
Tricks are a big part of skateboarding; this is why we’ve compiled a list of tricks for all beginners to start practicing. Get started now and take them step by step. Good luck!
First up we have the Ollie. This is one of the fundamental skateboarding tricks. In our opinion, it should be the first one you learn as many other tricks will lead on from this.
Next we have the Nollie, also known as a Nose Ollie. This trick is similar to the Ollie but instead of popping the tail, you pop the nose. Learning this trick will put you in a good position for transitions and many other tricks.
The Shuvit and the Pop Shuvit have been popular tricks for many years. The general belief is that they’re easy to do and they look great to perform when you are cruising along. The best way to master this trick, is to learn how to Shuvit first with no pop, then add the pop.
The Kickflip has always been a popular trick. Not only does it look cool, but once you learn to Kickflip it'll make other tricks a bit easier to master. Kickflip styles can be different depending on who's doing them but the basic movements are common in all of them.
The manual is a great skill to learn as it helps tie your combos together. Make those earlier tricks looks like 1 fantastic combo with the Manual. Before attempting this trick, it's super important to make sure you're comfortable riding and balancing on your board.