Learning the Kickflip

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How do you do a Kickflip?

Learning the Kickflip

To do a kickflip, you start in the Ollie position. Do an ollie, but instead of sliding your front foot upward and forward, you also have to slide your foot toward your heel enough to put the board in a spin. Catch the board with your feet while its still in the air. Bend your knees so you can absorb the shock of landing.



8/2/2006 4:45:35 PM
Jerrell Wynn said:

How do you flick the board with your ankle?

8/4/2006 1:40:05 PM
skateboarddude99 said:


9/12/2006 12:25:56 AM
mac said:

it doesnt really tell me much

9/23/2006 11:32:33 AM
Doof said:

I cant land a kickflip. Only my right foot land on the board. What should I do?

10/13/2006 5:56:57 AM
jacob said:

rock on!!!!!!!!!!

10/27/2006 4:25:29 PM
Bradley Harris said:

I can get the spin for a kickflip down sometimes. But when i get the spin down perfect my feet arent even close to the board. What do i do?

11/17/2006 7:33:46 AM
skullzhand said:

good. cud be longer. add some pictures of a kickflip. makes it more profí.

2/7/2007 9:47:33 PM
tylor said:

I lean forward and let my wheels slide back some
then lean forward again to land......IT HELPS A LOT:)!!!!!!

2/16/2007 11:28:54 PM
Shaun said:

I just can't flip the board!!!

3/14/2007 5:37:23 PM
brit said:

doesn't say much

5/1/2007 4:32:45 PM
parker said:

it dosn,t tell much how do we do it

5/16/2007 3:44:04 PM
jimmi said:

k dude! i need more info like what do i do exactly w/ my foot? what do i do to land? im just giveing suggestions tyvm

5/31/2007 2:17:32 PM
Jon Wise said:

how do you kep it under you

6/5/2007 3:46:27 PM
zack said:

I can't get the board in a spin

6/5/2007 5:23:57 PM
flip son flip said:

that dose not help at all who write this it dose not work

6/7/2007 12:40:54 PM
garrett freeman said:

to do a easy kickflip if you are regulare just ollie and kick your front foot out very fare this will make you land on your borade

7/1/2007 10:02:38 AM
theperson said:

that trick tip is horrible, first of all, it doesnt say anything about foot position, your back foot should be in ollie stance, but your front foot should be curved at a 45 degree angle towards the top of the nose and about 2 inches behind the bolts, you push down in a quick motion on the tail of the deck, and as the happens, you slide your front foot of where it starts to curve at the nose, the hardest part is in the landing, you suck up your legs and when the grip tape comes around you stomp down on it just like an ollie, then role away, remember to keep your weight centered and over the board and also to keep your shoulders parallel to the board the entire trick, also remember, thiss is one of the hardest tricks to learn, so you have to practice a whole lot

7/9/2007 12:25:11 PM
tj hoosmizilley said:

That doesent even make sense you're supposed to flick your front foot to the side not all this sliding junk

7/20/2007 3:19:29 PM
Lambros said:


8/3/2007 11:38:16 AM
Miles said:

Landing and keeping centered over the board is the hardest part. A little excersise you can do to
make sure you land with both feet is to try to land it upside down. Once you can do that just flick the board a little harder so it will spin fully

10/6/2007 12:30:29 AM
sam said:

i need help, each time i attempt a kicflip my board either shoots out infront of me or it lands underneath me but my feet dont ladn on it and are in a weird position, please help!!

8/1/2009 11:37:07 PM
philip said:

my board sticks to my foot

8/30/2009 8:13:14 PM
ZACK said:

I can do the move but it hits my knees each time and I fall. How do I stop that?

8/4/2011 11:50:16 PM
Skater1337 said:

man my sis Boyfreind try to teach how to do kick flip i completely fail at it! I cant get the ollie, but the flicking with the ankle i just cant get down! I guess i havnet been watching enough rob dyrdeck. haha


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