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How to Kickflip

You’ve probably heard of the Kickflip before you even picked up the board. It’s a classic trick that every skater needs to have under his belt. Today, we’re showing you exactly how to do it. Kickflip Definition The Kickflip is acheived by combining an Ollie and a kick-flick motion towards the front-foot’s heel-side corner of […]

How to Frontside Pop Shove It

Frontside Pop Shove It Definition The Frontside Pop Shove It is achieved by combining an Ollie and a quick forward-scoop motion of the back-foot to make the board spin 180 degrees, all while remaining neutral in the air. A Brief History of Pop Shove Its As the legend goes, the Frontside Pop Shove it was […]

How to Pop Shove It

Pop Shove It Definition This trick is a classic one. Pop Shove its are achieved by using your back foot to pop and spin the skateboard around 180 degrees in the air while you stay neutral above it. The Pop Shove it by default is Backside, meaning the tail of the board would spin away...

How to Backside 180

Now that you’re starting to grow your bag of tricks, it’s time to tackle one of the toughest basic tricks in all skateboarding. Although it seems simple, the Backside 180 is one of those tricks that tend to be uncomfortable to learn and difficult to start landing clean. Though a few lucky skateboarders may find...

How to Frontside 180

The crew at Braille thinks it’s fantastic that you’re progressing on your skateboard. You’ve mastered riding, and you’ve got your ollies down, so let’s get into some more tricks! One of the first tricks to learn after learning how to ride your skateboard and ollie comfortably is the Frontside 180. What exactly is a Frontside […]