Skateboarding School Curriculum

Uptown Skate School provides private and semiprivate skateboard at your own home or local park and we do our best to provide an affordable, safe and fun learning experience geared towards the students own ability! Private lessons are for anyone ages 5 and up, male or female.

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If there is anything you’d like to learn, just ask.  Here’s a list of tricks that every skateboarder needs to know, based on Skateboarding Explained by pro skateboarder Dan MacFarlane.

Beginner Skateboarding Fundamentals

Identifying Stance
Pushing & Stopping
Getting Used to the Tail
Backside 180 Kickturn
Frontside 180 Kickturn
Tick-Tack
Pushing Switch
Fakie Backsite 180 Kickturn
Fakie Frontside 180 Kicktern
Getting used to the nose
Fronside 180 Nose Kickturn
Backside 180 Nose Kickturn

Street Basics

Ollies
Fakie Ollies
Frontside 180 Ollies
Backside 180 Ollies
Backside Half-Cabs
Frontside Half-Cabs
Switch Ollies
Nollies
Fakie Backside Shove-Its

Ramp Basics

Parts of Ramp – transition, flat bottom, coping, deck
Pumping – generate and maintain speed in a ramp
Backside Kickturns
Frontside Kickturns
Dropping in
Rock to Fakie
Tail Stalls
Backside Axle Stalls

 

Advanced Tricks

Backside Pop Shove-It
Frontside Pope Shove-IT
Kickflip
Heelflip
Varial Kickflip
Backside 180 Kickflip
Frontside 180 Kickflip
360 Kickflip – Tre Flip
Backside Boardslide
Frontside Board Slide
Frontside 50-50
Backside Noseslide
 
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3 comments on “Skateboarding School Curriculum
  1. Your school looks great! Thanks for recommending my teaching system. I’ve taught thousands and that’s generally the pattern of progression my students end up taking. It works!

    Thanks, Dan

    http://www.SkateboardingExplained.com

  2. Matty W says:

    Hi I’m from Beverley/England and I skate.

  3. Chris Flores says:

    hey how much is your lessons and can you do it in Fort Worth Texas