Two years ago my friend brought a skateboard to May daycare and he started riding it then the next day my other friend brought his so then I brought my brothers which was never used and they thought me.It took a long time for me to learn how to get on the board but practicing paid off because I was riding so smooth In about a week.So in this tutorial you are going to learn how to ride and learn some cruising tricks.

Step 1: Which Foot?

Before you start riding a skateboard you're going to need to figure out where you would place you feet.A good way to figure which foot you would put on front is to tell someone to push you.When you get pushed the first foot you put down is the one you would put on the front.Why you say because the reason you landed with the foot is because your more comfortable with that foot so when you would put the foot on top of the board you would be a lot more stabilized.
Thanks man
<p>thanks dude </p><p>this will help me ride my skatebord</p>
<p>Hi. Just learning to ride a skateboard (obviously) and I found this very helpful. However, which foot do you push with (my <strong>right </strong>foot is forward). Thx anyway</p>
Plz help me whats a penguin ?
<p>Thanks, this will help me teach my son as I have never skated before and he asked me to buy him a skateboard</p>
<p>can you post a video on how to slide?</p>
<p>thanks tis will help me a lot</p>
<p>this is great thanks XD</p>
How do I no which one is the tail and which is the head
Look at the design
<p>So I did the push test a few times. (8). 4 times I landed on my right foot, 4 times on the left. So which foot am I?!!!</p>
<p>pretty good. Learned in about half an hour</p>
<p>You can also lean to one side to turn, but great for beginners!!!</p>
Leaning is harder for me !!!!!
Thanks I got a skateboard one day and i thought it would be easier than a ripstick (my friend had a ripstick and i tried to ride it DID NOT WORK OUT SO WELL!!!!!) But i didnt know how to turn on a skateboard and this really helped THANKS SOO MUCH (ps this isnt my instructables account its my sisters)<br>
One question. What foot do you push with?
<p>You push with the back foot. Some people push mongo, which means they push with the front foot. But naturally, most people are comfortable pushing with the back foot.</p>
<p>This seems like it would be perfect for beginners. Thanks for sharing!</p>

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