15 Things That Make You Look Like A Beginner Skater (And How Not To)

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Shared September 20, 2018

Today we discuss how to not look like a beginner on a skateboard by showing you 15 habits/things that only beginner skaters do or that make you look like a beginner.

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The List
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1. Mall grab (1:15)
2. Setting the board on the ground with both hands (1:57)
3. Pushing with your front foot perpendicular to the board (2:22)
4. Pushing mongo (2:52)
5. Picking the board up with your hands (3:35)
6. Only skating in normal stance (3:57)
7. Stiff legs while riding up and down ramps (4:22)
- How to Pump: https://youtu.be/VMjmyumy_Qk
8. Performing flatground tricks while stationary (4:55)
9. Not redoing tricks landed with tic-tacs (5:37)
10. Always carrying a perfectly brand new board (6:21)
- How to do Backside Boardslides: https://youtu.be/cNdUq8ZVpXo
11. Starting mini ramp runs from the bottom (6:53)
12. Not rocking your mini ramp tricks enough (7:52)
13. Repeating tricks too much during a run (8:23)
- 10 Easy Mini Ramp Tricks: https://youtu.be/M_L_9HSJkWc
14. Not knowing how to fall gracefully (8:53)
15. Using the terms 'frontside' and 'backside' incorrectly (9:21)
- Frontside vs. Backside explained: https://youtu.be/pAaB-rYF9S8

#skateboarding #beginners #neverstopimproving

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