Longboards can be used for types of racing and you can also to do tricks with these. When you look at the people who perform tricks using a longboard, it can be a bit dangerous, but if done correctly, it looks great. The people who will watch you do cool tricks will fall be amazed by how you are able to perform those tricks. Not all tricks on longboards is hard to do and you will know which ones you can start with by reading this article up to the end. You will learn a lot and if you are using one of the best longboards, then that is much better.
Trick called “ollie”
This trick is usually performed using a 10’ longboard. It is a trick that can be mastered if you practice for a day or two. In order to do this trick properly, you have to pull off the board using your dominant foot and then bend your knees so you can rise and pull off a jump using your longboard. This trick should be mastered before moving on to other tricks because this is a very trick that is also used to perform other tricks successfully.
Walking the plank
This trick is done by really walking up and down your board as it does a graceful glide along the pavement. Do this by first bending the knees, use both of your arms to balance so that your position can be adjusted. This will give your muscles and mentality a good practice for doing tricks that are more difficult. There is a move called “chop the wood” is a variation where in one foot goes up and you can also change the orientation of your feet called “cross-stepping”. When you have perfected that trick, you are all good. (more…)