How to Push off on Your Skateboard

Two Methods:Goofy FootRegular

This will tell you how to push off your skateboard and to get speed and have fun while doing it.

Method 1
Goofy Foot

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    If you are goofy footed (right foot forward) place your right foot on the front screws. (If you are normal footed(left foot forward) then read next column).
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    Use your left foot to push off with a long,hard,quick kicking motion.You can do it about 3 to 4 times.
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    Put your left foot on the back screws and twist both feet so they are horizontal and parallel.
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    When you start to slow down, push off 1 or 2 more times.

Method 2
Regular

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    Use your right foot to push off with a long,hard,quick kicking motion.You can do it about 3 to 4 times.
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    Put your right foot on the back screws and twist both feet so they are horizontal and parallel.
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    When you start to slow down, push off 1 or 2 more times.

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Tips

  • You will fall. Just get up and try again. Remember to have fun!

Warnings

  • Be careful. Do not try to go so fast you are not comfortable or try tricks until you have mastered pushing off and are comfortable with the trick you will try.


Things You'll Need

  • A skateboard.
  • Yourself.
  • Maybe some skateboard friends.
  • Shin-pads
  • Elbow-pads
  • Helmet

Article Info

Categories: Skateboarding