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How to Switch Frontside 5050 Grind - Skateboard Block Basics Trick Tip

Start progressing your switch skating with the Frontside 5050 Grind

Skating switch is one of the many joys of skateboarding. Some tricks actually feel better switch than they will in your natural stance. So if you’ve been working on your switch skating, getting your switch ollies consistent, it might be time for you to take the next step.

Here is my tutorial for Switch Frontside fifty fifty grinds.

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How to Backside 5050 Grind - Skateboard Block Basics Trick Tip

Below is a tutorial for another one of the first ledge tricks you will want to learn, the Backside 5050. It’s the basis of so many other tricks, and it’s easy to learn. If you can ollie whilst moving, you can learn this trick. Some people will find the frontside 5050 easier to learn, others the backside 5050, so I’ve included the f/s 5050 tutorial in here for you too!

Enjoy, and Good Luck!

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1 Secret for how How To Backside Nosegrind Revert/180 Out Easy

The Secrets of Skateboarding - Backside Nosegrind Revert Trick Tip

Below is a tutorial for one of my favourite ledge tricks, the b/s nose grind revert. The short version. A little bonk 180 off the end of a block rather than the long balanced nose grind nollie 180 out.

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How to Frontside 5050 Grind - Skateboard Block Basics Trick Tip

Start skating ramps with the kick turn on a quarter pipe tutorial!

If you’ve started rolling up an down ramps at the skatepark and are wondering what’s next, look no further.
I’m breaking this trick into 4 key stages. The Approach, Crouch, Extend & Pivot and finally Compress.

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How to Fake 180 Pivot - Skateboard Basics Trick Tip

Start skating ramps with the kick turn on a quarter pipe tutorial!

If you’ve started rolling up an down ramps at the skatepark and are wondering what’s next, look no further.
I’m breaking this trick into 4 key stages. The Approach, Crouch, Extend & Pivot and finally Compress.

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How To Kickturn on a Ramp - Skateboard Basics Trick Tip

Start skating ramps with the kick turn on a quarter pipe tutorial!

If you’ve started rolling up an down ramps at the skatepark and are wondering what’s next, look no further.
I’m breaking this trick into 4 key stages. The Approach, Crouch, Extend & Pivot and finally Compress.

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Pro Tip - How to Skate Like Zion Wright with The Nine Club Podcast

Zion recently had an interview with The Nine Club to tie in nicely with his new Nike SB edit ‘Jupiter Rising’ (have a watch below..it’s insane) and with that, the stars aligned to bring us some amazing content. So with all this new content coming from Zion, what can we learn?

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How watching X-Games taught me to skate better - A lesson in comp lines

Watching X-Games is like imagining the best tricks you could ever do, then seeing someone string them all together in a 60 second line. It’s incredible. The consistency these skaters have is next level. It got me thinking, maybe I need to skate more like that. Not timing out 60 second lines full of bangers, but stringing together lines. Forming lines whilst at the skatepark, linking 5 tricks together rather than the usual 1-3.

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How to build an Olympic Skatepark - What does the Australian Olympic Skateboarding Team need?

With the X-Games just finished down in Sydney, It’s got me all excited for the Olympics. The level of skateboarding and the entertainment the X-Games brings is undeniable.

Here’s a look into the Olympic level skate training facilities currently popping up around the world. Which park would you most want to skate?

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Interview with Adrian Fowler - Skate Performance, Recovery and Time in the Gym

I'd skate every day. I remember buying my first ever skate VHS - Globe Opinion. Chet Thomas in it mentions: "I'll skate 'till I cant walk". This instantly resonated with me.
I'd skate too and from school, I'd skate after school, on the weekends and any/ all other moments I'd have my board with me.

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