How To Hardflip In Skateboarding
Trying to learn how to hardlflip in skateboarding? The hardflip is one of hundreds of skateboarding tricks that is more advanced than most beginner tricks. If you're new to skateboarding tricks, it is better not start off with a hardflip. In order to be able to hardflip, you need to master basic kickflips and frontier pop shove-its, because a hardflip is a combination of both. The hardflip will take tons of practice, and you will have to be patient with how much time it takes to learn and perfect this advanced skateboarding trick.
To hardflip in skateboarding, you will need:
- A sturdy skateboard
- Lots of practice
- Position your feet. Place your back foot at the end of the board, close to the heelside. Place your front foot towards the middle of the board, similar to the angle you would be at if you were doing a kickflip.
- Pop the skateboard. To hardflip in skateboarding, make sure that your torso is turned 45 degrees away from your face. Jump straight up as hard as you can and then flip your skateboard to pop it as hard as you can in the rear.
- Follow through with the flip and the pop. Pick you feet up as you flip. Your front foot should make a kickflip motion. During your front foot pop, before you straighten the skateboard, let your front foot catch the skateboard while you bring your rear foot back in.
- Land the skateboard. Once your front foot catches the skateboard and you bring your rear foot in, land on the skateboard. Stretch out your legs before standing after you land to help find and maintain your balance. You have just completed a hardflip in skateboarding!