Part 3. Keep constancy
1. Learn to fall
All skaters have ever fallen. It may be daunting, but learning how to fall properly can prevent you from getting hurt badly. Always wear a helmet to keep your head safe and try to use wristbands to avoid the worst part of the falls and do not have unpleasant scratches; Things that are part of the skate world.
- The most common problem is to go over small stones that get stuck in the wheels or go through cracks that cause you to lose your balance. Check the place where you skateboard and concentrate on maintaining balance as long as possible.
2. Ride skateboard with other skaters
As with music and other sports, it is easier to learn to skate when you have a good role model. Go out with experienced skaters to see and learn as much as you can; Receives tips and tricks along the way. Ask for advice and be honest about how much experience you have.
- Make sure you do not try something for which you are not yet ready. If you go skateboarding with a group of young people doing ollies on the stairs, you could end up seriously injured even if you just try to learn to stop without falling. Go slow. You will learn to do any trick over time.
3. Watch enough videos of people riding skateboarding
These videos and tutorials are available completely free on the Internet. You can find different exhibits of different skills with skateboarding, as well as useful tips for beginners. Learn with these videos how to perform tricks and more advanced techniques.
4. Try skateboarding downhill
Letting gravity help you with momentum is an important step in becoming a more experienced skater. You may be scared the first time you go downhill and you do not have to push yourself, so learning to be comfortable and maintaining control of your skateboard is a good lesson to learn from the beginning.
- To keep your balance, bend your knees and use your arms to keep swinging from side to side. Keep your ankles as firm as possible, because at higher speeds the smaller movements can become large movements, making it more likely that you lose your balance.
5. Try to do tricks when you feel ready
When you feel comfortable on the skateboard and you can stay in it without falling, you may be ready to try to do one or two tricks. After all, it’s what you’ve been waiting for all this time! The best and easiest tricks for beginners are:
6. Keep on skateboarding
Keep the record! Learning to ride well takes time and effort. It is not something you learn from one day to another; However, if you do it carefully and practice as much as you can, you will improve and feel more comfortable on your skateboard. Try not to get discouraged.