This is a simple demonstration of how to design and paint your own skateboard, a great way of combining your art and your riding and bring more originality to your local skate park.
In this tutorial, we learn how to do the "Out of Vans Skate Park" glitch in THAW. First, turn on low gravity, then head to the hallway that leads into the skate park. Sticker slap to climb the fence, then find the area behind the fence and behind the black and yellow tape. Use a super jump to get out of this area, or walk around it until you find a wall that you can walk through. Once you find this, get on your board and ride to the balcony above you. Now, press 'x' to get on your board, and ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to perform basic skate tricks. To start, you need to know which end is the front and back of the skateboard. Flip the board over and look to see that there are four wheels on the bottom of it. To get on the board, put it in front of you and put one foot where the wheels are then one foot in the middle. To get off the board, lean on the tail and walk off. When you are ready to move, put your foot in the middle and use your other foot to push off. You can now prac...
This video shows Melvin the Nerd explaining how to do a moving ollie on a skate board. With his taped together sunglass and nerdy voice, he explains that a moving ollie is basically the same as a non-moving ollie. When standing on the skate board you use your back foot to push down on the board as hard as possible. This will force the front of the board into the air while the back will "bounce" off the ground up into the air. Melvin the Nerd explains that the only way to learn is by practicing.
If you're a big fan of the Skate series, hold on to you board. This next tutorial is going to show you how to perform a super jump in the Skate 3 demo. It seems relatively easy to perform, but it is actually quite hard to do. Luckily, you'll have an experience gamer to help you out along the way. So good luck and enjoy it while it lasts.
Heel flip is a skateboard trick similar to a Kick flip. Get expert tips and advice on skateboard decks and trucks in this video tutorial. Take action: know how to do an ollie, know how to do a kickflip, do an ollie, extend lead foot past front of board, and once in the air, extend front foot to flip board land cleanly. Shawn, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, has over twenty years of skateboarding knowledge. He has appeared in Slap, Thrasher and Transworld magazines and hi...
Looking to take up a new sport? How about ice skating? Ice skating is great for the legs and body, and great fun! Follow this advice and you will soon be gliding like a champion.
The flamingo is a somewhat obscure flatlands skateboarding trick in which the skater swings the board around their leg and stands in a flamingo-like pose for a moment, supporting the board at an angle with their legs, and then drops back into skating from there. No fancy ramps or rails needed for this trick, get practicing!
Check out this instructional ice skating video that demonstrates how to do a two foot glide and how to come to a snowplow stop. Ice skating for hockey requires moves like the two foot glide and snowplow stop. Learn ice hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to ice skate.
Learning to ice skate can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn the basics of ice skating. Watch and learn how to stand on ice, glide on two feet, and then move on to gliding on one foot. Once you've mastered those ice skating techniques you can start doing the following tricks:
Here is a how to video tutorial on how to tie the laces on ice skates. Learn the proper way to tie figure skates or hockey skates for the sport of extreme ice skating.
With this video, we learn how to do a shove-it revert on a PumpRockr skateboard. This is a fun board to skate on because the skating system is different. The front wheel will turn in place so you can carve and turn as you are riding. Try out tricks on it after you learn how to just simply ride it. You can go front to backwards and turn around on it as well. To do the shove-it revert, you will get on the board and then flip it over. After that, you will jump back on it without falling off or l...
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Learning to do ice skating jumps can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn a large number of the basic jumps that are part of figure skating. Watch and learn how to mastered the following ice skating jumps:
Ice skating for the first time can be a little nerve wracking. Learn some beginning techniques on how to skate from our ice skating expert in this free video clip series.
Learn to speed skate like a professional. This how to video is a skating tutorial showing you how to do the insanity trick across the ice. This speed skating technique uses the flexor and groin muscles, so play close attention.
Sammi demonstrates how to ice skate with edges. You skate with one leg in the air and on the edge of the skating leg.
Standing on a skateboard takes skill and balance. Get expert tips and advice on skateboard decks and tricks in this video tutorial. Take action: push off with one foot, keep left foot pointing straight, put both feet on board at a 90 degree angle, and lead with shoulder to maintain balance. Shawn, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, has over twenty years of skateboarding knowledge. He has appeared in Slap, Thrasher and Transworld magazines and his sponsors include Venture Tr...
Learn some fancy speed skating foot work from a professional. Watch this how to video tutorial to learn how to practice straight line footwork. This speed skating technique is super fancy and it only takes three steps.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to measure the long-board clearance to determine the correct trucks to use. Users will need a measuring tape. The board clearance is a term used to describe the width of the deck, over top of the trucks. There will be 4 holes that make up the bracket. Users will be measuring the distance in between those holes. Measure both the front and tail of the board. The 3 types of trucks to decide from are: S6 truck, S8 truck and S10 truck. This video will bene...
Learn how to drop in on a quarter-pipe. Dropping in on a quarter-pipe or other vertical ramp is something to try after you have been skateboarding for at least a few months.
Jarvis from Skate Warehouse demonstrates how to do a front side flip on a skateboard. A front side flip is a kick flip with a 180 degree turn. Stand on the board with your front foot by the front bolts like a kick flip. Place your back foot on the right side of the tail. When you pop the skateboard by putting pressure on it, the board will scoop around to get the front side flip. Remember to keep your shoulders facing the direction that you're going but at an angle. Swing your shoulders while...
The cobra footwork is a straight line footwork speed skating technique. This trick was named after the "Cobra" snake for its snake like movement, or slither across the ice. Skate like a cobra. Fast and furious!
Want to learn some new skateboard tricks? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform a melon on the skateboard. Before you attempt this move, you'll want to be familiar with executing ollies. When performing this skate board trick, you want to grab near the middle of your deck.
Here is an ice skating technique that no many people know. This how to video shows how to do the "Dime Stop" stop. This stopping techniques is a great way to come to a quick stop on the ice and looking quite fancy at the same time.
Sammi demonstrates how to skate backwards. The important thing is to try an go back and forth. Once, you get that down, try to create S shaped moves on the ice for better speed.
Sammi explains how to stop when you are ice skating. There are two different ways to break the speed. You can put your feet in a T or you can put your legs together and lean forward.
Learn how to learn the basics of skateboarding. Initially an offshoot of California’s surf scene, this extreme sport has taken America by storm. Before you can execute sweet tricks, you need to start with the basics.
Collected tutorial video from the "Ottawa's Eddy Matzger Weekend" event. Featuring Barry Publow and Eddy Matzger, this tutorial goes over the double push. This is a hill skating technique necessary to keep competitive in inline speed skating.
Want to get started skimboarding? For those interested in surfing and skating might enjoy this fun sport that stays mostly in the shallow water at the shore. Before you get started doing any tricks, this video will teach the basics of getting started skateboarding like how to get in the water and positioning the board. Check out this how to video and start skimboarding.
You don't need any drinks to learn how to sail across the ice like a drunken sailor. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how to do a drunken sailor speed skating trick.
Sammi demonstrates how to ice skate. You have to take tiny steps back and forth to start. You need to lean forward also because otherwise you will fall and hit your head.
Sammi demonstrates how to do the cross over when you are ice skating. You put one foot forward and your other foot back on which you put all of your weight on.
Sammi demonstrates how to spin when you are ice skating. You can do two foot spins, one foot spins, and when you are doing a spin you have to bring your arms in to keep your balance. You have to try to focus your eyes on one spot.
Roller skating is not hard to learn, but requires some knowledge and equipment. Learn how to roller skate in this video lesson. Take action: invest in proper safety equipment, concentrate on form: shoulders should be above ankles, walk on skates to begin, and lead with toes. Catherine Werst, a.k.a Stray Cat from Central Coast Roller Derby and the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, is the coach of Derby 101 and has been skating since she was eleven years old and competitive for ...
There is more than one way to stop on roller skates. Proper technique is important for your safety and the safety of others. Learn how to stop on roller skates in this video lesson. Take action: each skate should have toe-stop, t-stop drags one foot behind other, keeping feet in shape of letter T, and plow stop points toes towards each other. Catherine Werst, a.k.a Stray Cat from Central Coast Roller Derby and the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, is the coach of Derby 101 and...
It's time to go hunting! In this tutorial from the guys at Achievement Hunter, you'll be finding out how to find all the Own the Spots challenge in the Xbox 360 game, Skate 3. It may be a little difficult to find, but this video gives you a great understanding of where each one is and how to beat them. So good luck and happy skating!
This week's CRAFT Video Podcast comes courtesy of the fine folks at Skates.com where Luanne Teoh and Richard Humphrey show us how to build a pair of roller skates as featured in our current issue of CRAFT: 07!
Once you've learned how to move forward on your roller skates, it's time to turn so you can enjoy rinks and parks. Learn how to turn on roller skate in this video lesson. Take action: maintain correct form, lean towards appropriate direction, and use cross-over technique. Catherine Werst, a.k.a Stray Cat from Central Coast Roller Derby and the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, is the coach of Derby 101 and has been skating since she was eleven years old and competitive for man...
Learn how to 50-50 grind with a skateboard. After you've mastered some skateboarding fundamentals, try moving on to the 50-50 grind.