How to Half Cab

A half-cab is a 180 fakie ollie. A full cab or Caballerial, is a 360 fakie ollie. In this article, we'll be teaching you how to half cab.

Steps

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    Ride fakie. This is just riding in your normal position but rolling backwards.
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    Place your feet in the toe pocket for bs, or heel pocket for fs. Place your front foot with the heel hanging off a bit for a bs, or the toes hanging off for fs.
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    Bend your knees.
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    Wind your shoulders to the way you want to spin. Fs or bs.
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    Now unwind your shoulders until parallel with board.
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    Start the ollie.
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    Twist the board with your shoulders and legs to get a full 180.
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    Land and roll away.

Tips

  • Be sure you can fakie ollie before attempting this trick.
  • Practice 180 ollies while stationary to help with the spinning, but it is always good to do tricks while moving!
  • Turning your shoulder should be all you need to spin, your body will naturally follow them.

Warnings

  • Wear a helmet and pads, skateboarding can hurt.

Things You'll Need

  • A skateboard

Article Info

Categories: Skateboarding