After mastering Ollie trick, then frontside Ollie, you should try to practice this trick also: Backside Ollie. It does not mean that you change the direction of riding but you have to turn your skateboard and your body 180 degrees in the air then continuously ride away. This move is more difficult to handle than the Ollie and frontside Ollie, so that, start slowly the fundamental steps.
Remember what will you do first, than try to make it come true by poping clearly and smoothly.
01 – Ride with a normal speed. Keep your body, your feet as you are starting to Ollie.
02 – Bend your knee, prepare your shoulders and body to make a turn of 180 degrees. Twist your body. Keep balance.
03 – Imaging the trick in your mind, crouch your body, prepare for the Ollie move.
04 – Start popping, try to focus on the move of lifting yourself up to the air then turning half round to the backside.
05 – Use all your body, especially your arms and shoulders to make the rotation. Try to perform the move as smooth as possible.
06 – When starting to get off the floor, the tail of your skateboard would hit the ground, lift up your front foot first then popping into the air all yourself and your skateboard. You will have only a second for rotating so try to concentrate as much as possible. [Read more…]