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Quiz the Coach - How Do You Do a Heelflip?

Quiz the Coach - How Do You Do a Heelflip? - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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Kidzworlds Quiz the Coach has advice on camps, skateboarding tricks like ollies and headflips, skateboard injuries, cheerleading, making the team, sports rules, plus tons of other stuff!

So ya dig sports but need some help with your game? Don't understand some of the rules of football, basketball or soccer? Got a gripe about P.E. class, teammates or coaches, or anything? Why not ? The Kidzworld Coach can help ya work out team problems or give ya tips and advice to improve your game - all ya gotta do is ask!

1Hey Coach,
How do I do a heelflip on my skateboard?
mrmidget

Hey mrmidget,
Mastering heelflips and kickflips takes hours of practice, so don't get discouraged if you don't pick them up right away. Before trying either a heelflip or a kickflip, you should have your ollie down pretty good.

Place your feet in exactly the same position as you would while doing an ollie - with one foot in the middle of the board and the other foot at the kick of the board. When you drag your foot up the board, drag your front foot over the board and up towards the nose. This should cause the board to flip and even out so you can catch the board with your back foot and ride away.

This is much easier said than done and as I said, it takes hours of practice, so have fun and don't get frustrated. For a video demo of how to do a heelflip and other skateboard tricks, click here.

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