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Introducing Secrets of Skateboarding. “Underground Skater Reveals his Secrets to Learning. Almost Every Single Skateboarding Trick- In 8 Weeks or. Less”. information storage and retrieval system, without prior written permission from Secrets of Skateboarding, Inc. Distributed by: Secrets of Skateboarding, Inc. Whether you know it or not there are hidden gems in skateboarding. Secrets that professional skateboarders have kept sacred for thousands of.
Goals give us a reason to wake up early and go to bed late at night. As long as you follow your map and stay on the right roads, you will reach your destination. As your board begins to spin, flick your front foot to 55 flip 9 10 the side of the board to help the flip. Flip Tricks. Before learning this trick. As with any trick, you need to stay committed to landing the trick in order to get it down.
What about Tony Hawks up and coming Riley Hawk? The secrets of skateboarding. I was recently doing an interview with Ryan Sheckler and saw this bad boy poking out of his pocket. Thinking it was just another publication he was on the cover of, like Thrasher or Seventeen Magazine , I thought nothing of it. But then before the contest, I saw him take it out, scroll through the pages and chant what seemed to be tricks in Latin or Greek. After he performed his chants and heavy breathing, he gave it to his mother Gretchen, who waited patiently by his side.
Gretchen looked at me, with furious eyes and walked back, where she held it firmly against her breasts, like she was protecting a young child. After further research I finally got my hands on the ancient text. I ran home and hugged the text of godliness as I saw Gretchen do, except without her miraculous tits. As I opened it up, I could feel generations of pros knowledge seep into my unconscious.
Another awesome trick was his manuel flip out. At the time manuels and nose manuels were fairly common but had not been shown with a flip out. With his long sideburns and messy hair, Jason Lee showed us that just when we thought skateboarding had progressed to the limit, there was more. His section featured innovative manuel tricks including a fakie manuel and a kickflip manuel kickflip out. Most impressive was his kickflip backside tailslide. This video included technical flip tricks like kickflip late shuvits, nollie flips, nollie front flips, double heelflips, pressure flips and even advanced grinds and slides on handrails.
Although he was the only amateur on 23 Stylish and challenging tricks live on. The harder the trick, the greater its esteem. The craziest is his backside lipslide down a tenstair rail in the rain. It took most pros 10 years to catch up and match a part like this. It was no surprise that after such a performance, he turned pro. The Plan B company was cutting edge and attracted some of the best skateboarders in the world. Like in any sport, company or art, when the best minds in the field collaborate, the results can be awesome.
The most impressive part of the video are the many switch stance tricks that seem to be regular stance tricks. Switch stance tricks are done riding in the opposite position you normally would.
It is comparable to a right-handed hockey player playing left-handed simply for the challenge. Mike Carroll does amazing tricks in this video — flip to noseslide, frontside kickflip, switch kickflips, switch kickflip to manuel, nollie kickflip to tailslide, and an amazing nollie flip down a big set of stairs at the EMB skate spot in San Francisco.
He does it down stairs, over gaps and with noseslides. Rick Howard also does a great frontside kickflip to a nosegrind. Pat Duffy applies more technical aspects in Virtual Reality than he did in Questionable. He performs a flip noseslide, flip tailslide, flip to lipslide down a sixstair rail, a nollie heelflip and a switch kickflip both down six stairs, and most impressive of all, a flip noseblunt slide on a curb.
In the slam section, you see Pat almost land a flip noseblunt slide 25 26 Intro on a ledge going down ten stairs. The last section of Virtual Reality features Danny Way in a stunning performance. He performs nollie frontside heelflips, a switch kickflip tailslide, a switch kickflip , a switch nose manuel fakie flip out, and large flips. The two best tricks are his switch noseslide down a ten-stair handrail and a nollie kickflip down a grass gap at Carlsbad High School. Over the years, kickflips, heelflips and flips have remained key.
Other tricks like the ollie impossible and the pressure flip have faded with little hope of being revived.
Stylish and challenging tricks live on. Snap the tail against the ground like you would for an ollie. Your front foot should be turned at a slight angle and in the middle of the board. As you snap the tail, jump up with the board and flick your front foot to the side. As the board spins, keep both feet above the board while it completes the flip. Once the board has completed the flip, land on the board bending your legs as you hit the ground to absorb the impact. Your front foot, turned at a slight angle, should be in the middle of the board.
Once the board has completed the flip, land on the 35 Switch kickflip 9 10 board bending your legs as you hit the ground to absorb the impact. The secrets to switch kickflips are to flick the board on the ascent and to keep your feet above the board at all times.
Your front foot should be placed in the middle of the board with your toes slightly over the edge. As you snap the tail and jump up with the board, kick your front foot straight across the board to make it spin.
The spin happens when the ball of your foot hits the edge of the board. When your front foot extends, bring it back up over the board so that both feet are above the board as it flips. As the board completes its flip, you should be descending. Place your feet back on the board as it falls to the ground and bend your knees to absorb the impact. The secret to heelflips is to remember that the ball of your foot makes the board spin, not your heel.
For switch tricks, you stand in the opposite position than normal. That is, if you are regular-footed, stand goofy on the board. If you are goofy-footed, stand regular. Place your back foot normally your front foot in the middle of the tail.
Your front foot should be in the middle of the board with your toes a bit over the edge. Snap the tail and kick your front foot straight out so that the board begins to flip. It may be easier to angle 43 Switch heelflip 9 10 your front foot and shoulders slightly inward. When the board flips, make sure to keep your feet above the board and to land on top of it as it descends. Bend your knees to absorb the shock of landing. The secret to this trick is to make sure your front foot kicks so that the ball of your foot causes the board to flip.
Place your back foot on the edge of the tail. If you are riding regular, it is the left side of the tail. For goofyfooted, it will be the right side. Your front foot should be placed with your toes 46 Flip tricks 3 4 7 8 slightly hanging over the edge like a heelflip. As you snap the tail against the ground, you want to scoop it out in front of you so that the board does a varial a of the board, not your body.
As the board begins to turn, kick your front foot 47 Varial heelflip 9 10 straight out as if you were doing a heelflip. The heelflip helps the board turn the remainder of the As the board spins and flips, keep your body straight so you can land with both feet on the board. Land with both feet on the board with knees bent for absorption. The secret for varial heelflips is to time the varial with the heelflip. Begin the heelflip a split second after you snap and scoop the tail.
If you skate regular, it will be the left side. For goofy foots, it will be the right side. Your front foot should be placed with your toes 50 Flip tricks 3 4 7 8 hanging slightly over the edge — like a heelflip. When you snap the tail against the ground, scoop it out in front of you so the board does a varial a of the board — not body. As the board begins to turn, kick your front foot 51 Switch varial heelflip 9 10 straight out as if you were doing a heelflip.
While the board spins and flips, keep your body straight so that you land with both feet on the board. Descend with both feet on the board and bend your knees for absorption.
The secret for switch varial heelflips is to time the varial with the heelflip. Start the heelflip a split second after you snap and scoop the tail. Place your back foot on the edge of the tail just where it begins to turn up. For the regular-footed, it will be the right edge of the tail; and for goofy, it will be the left edge. Place your front foot in the kickflip position.
As you snap the tail, scoop your back foot behind you as hard as you can. This scooping will produce the spin. As your board begins to spin, flick your front foot to 55 flip 9 10 the side of the board to help the flip. As the board spins and flips, your feet should be above the board. Descend and land with both feet on the board with your knees bent to absorb the shock. The secrets to flips are to scoop your back foot and to flick your front foot slightly.
Begin by riding backward. Place your back foot on the edge of the tail right where the tail begins to turn up. For regular-footed skaters, it will be the right edge of the tail; and for 58 Flip tricks 3 4 7 8 goofy, it will be the left edge. When you snap the tail, scoop your back foot behind you as hard as possible. As your board begins to spin, flick your front foot to the side of the board to cause the flip.
Keep your feet above the board. Land with knees bent.
The secrets to fakie flips are the scooping of your back foot and the slight flick of your front foot. Place your back foot in the middle of the tail. Your front foot should be in the kickflip position. Snap the tail and as the board ascends, turn your shoulders and feet so that your body and board 62 Flip tricks 3 4 7 8 begin a Flick your front foot so that your board does a kickflip.
The degree starts it and the kickflip should be done by the time the board has turned As the board flips, keep your feet above it. The secret to this trick is in the half cab. Learn the half cab ollie and kickflip first. Place your foot near the edge of the tail. For the regular-footed, place it on the left side. For the goofyfooted, place it on the right side. Your front foot should be in middle of the board at 66 Flip tricks 3 4 7 8 about a degree angle.
Begin riding backward and place your feet in the above mentioned position. Snap the tail against the ground. As you snap the tail, turn your shoulders and flick your foot across the board while bringing your foot around to the front. The ollie, the turn of your shoulders and the flick of the board, should cause the board to turn and flip. When you turn, be sure to pull your legs up so the board can flip underneath you.
Descend and place your feet back on the board with knees bent. The secrets to this trick are the shoulders and the flick of the kickflip. As you snap the tail, you should be turning your shoulders.
The kickflip should begin as soon as your body begins turning. Place your front foot on the left side of the tail for regular and the right side for goofy. Your back foot should be at a degree angle with your toes hanging slightly over the edge.
Ride forward, snap the nose and in one fluid motion turn your shoulders and kick your front foot out and around to the front of the board. The kick of the board will be like a heelflip, except instead of kicking straight out, kick your foot out and 71 Backside half cab heelflip 9 10 around to make degrees.
Turn with the board during the Remember to land with your knees slightly bent for absorption. The secret to half cab heelflips is to kick your back foot out and around so that the board does a Riding fakie, place your back foot on the tail with your toes near the front edge of the tail. Your front foot should be in the middle of the board with your toes hanging slightly off the edge.
Snap a fakie ollie and bring your front foot around with the board.
As you snap the board, begin turning your shoulders. When your board and body begin turning, kick your front foot out across the board so that the ball of your 75 Frontside half cab heelflip 9 10 foot makes the board flip. While the board spins and flips, bring your feet up so that you do not interfere with its rotation.
Land with both feet on the board and knees bent. The secret to this trick is popping a good fakie so that board is in the air long enough to turn and flip. Place your front foot in the middle of the nose of the board. Your back foot is halfway between the middle of the board and the back bolts.
Your back foot should 78 Flip tricks 3 4 7 8 be at a degree angle. Snap the nose on the ground like a nollie and bring your front foot and board forward. As the board ascends forward, take your back foot and flick it to the side and backward in order to flip 79 Nollie kickflip 9 10 the board.
The board should be spinning underneath you. Make sure to keep your feet above the board. Descend and land on the board. Bend your knees and prepare for impact. The secrets to this trick are to bring the board forward during the nollie and to kick your foot to the side and back.
This provides the proper amount of tension between forward and backward so that the board is able to flip under you. Place your back foot in the middle of the tail and your front foot at a slight angle in the middle of the board. Ride backward in this position. Snap the tail and as your board is coming up, flick your front foot forward and to the side. This will cause the board to flip. As the board flips, keep your feet above the board. Land with both feet on the board with your knees slightly bent.
The secret to fakie kickflips is to ride looking backward. Some skaters find this trick easier to learn than kickflips where you ride forward.
Place your back foot in the middle of the tail and your front foot straight across the middle of the board. Snap the tail as you would for a normal ollie except scoop it a little behind you at the same time.
As you snap and scoop, lift your legs so that the board turns Land with your feet on the board after it finishes turning. Your knees should be bent to absorb the impact as 87 Frontside pop shuvit 9 10 you land.
The secrets to this trick are to scoop and pop, almost as if you were doing an ollie, and to lift your legs as the board ascends so that it can spin. Place your back foot in the middle of the tail and your front foot straight across the board. Some people find it easier to hang the toes of the front foot slightly off the board. Snap the tail like you would an ollie but scoop your back foot out in front of you in order to make the board spin As you snap and scoop with your back foot, be sure to lift your front foot up so that the board has the 91 Backside pop shuvit 9 10 freedom to spin.
As the board finishes the and you begin your descent, place your feet on the board. Start out by practice on grind rails rather than curbs or ledges. Like the Nose Slide. Set up as you would for a backside or frontside Ollie. Apply pressure to your tail and shift most of your weight over it.
Pop an Ollie and turn 90 degrees away from the curb. Do this by rolling parallel along a curb or ledge at a moderately slow speed. Give a quick press with your front foot and turn out of the slide. Be sure to shift your weight to your back foot so you remain locked onto the ledge or curb. Land on the ground and ride away! Practice Like the Nose Slide.
This is something I have discovered recently. Strive to slam down on the tail hard as you can every single time you pop. This throws off your balance and leaves you with less control over your board and body.
As you become more and more comfortable with doing the trick. This may sound like common sense. Leaning in the opposite direction when you first learn the trick will help keep the board under your feet. As you bend down to prepare for the pop.
Over time. Not Popping Hard Enough. Leaning Over your Board. This is one of the most overlooked parts of skateboarding. Skating without a Goal. Read some motivational quotes if you have to. Letting a Bad Day Affect You.
In section one. After you land a huge gap or learn a new trick. If you bend them all the way so your butt is practically touching the ground. Think about why you started skateboarding. Just remember that the harder you work.
I like to bend slightly more for gaps and stairs and not as much for flatground. This is like bending your knees before jumping. Skateboarding is a wonderful journey with many ups and downs. The key is seeing past them and not letting them affect you. The trick is to bend the optimal amount. Everyone has bad days- even professionals. Maybe you want to go pro. Maybe you want to skate a famous spot. Of course. Maybe you just want to skate for the sake of having fun. Well whatever the reason may have been.
You probably want to skate because it creates a sense of freedom. Set goals and think about where you would like to be in 6 months. Experiment with the back foot placement until you get a good. Using more of your toe to pop. Here are some additional ways to increase the height of your tricks Sucking up. Simply put. Having some of your heel on there gives you more balance. As you drag your front foot up after you pop.
Sucking up your legs will give the board more time to stay in the air. Using the toes of your back foot to pop allows you to give a sharp. Moving your front foot back gives your front foot more room to drag. Moving your front foot back. We will wander around aimlessly. They become disappointed and ask. They drive us to do the things we do allow us to avoid the things we do not want. They direct us in all areas of life- personal. Not having goals is why some skaters quit after they learn all the flatland tricks.
Setting up for Success Goal Setting: Guaranteeing Success Groannn! In essence. Strongly enough. Then we are driving across the country without a map.
Goals give us a reason to wake up early and go to bed late at night. I have adopted these goal setting principles and fine tuned them to apply directly to skateboarding so you can learn tricks much. I say this knowing that many of you will not take action and get a notebook.
I strongly recommend you buy a notebook to use as Skateboard Success Journal and devote it to writing down your goals and using it for other techniques mentioned in this book. How to Make Sure you Stay Committed and Get Results Make a firm commitment to yourself right now that you will work to improve on your skateboarding everyday and write that commitment down in your Skateboarding Success Journal.
Just keep in mind that the benefits you receive from this book are equal to the amount of effort you put in. Just remember that the biggest difference between champions and regular people is that champions stay focused on completing activities which are the highest and best use of their time. Write down enough compelling reasons for achieving your goals 6.
Set a deadline date for each goal 5. At times. Brainstorm a few actions you can take 1. If possible. Here is the basic 6 step process I developed for setting and achieving whatever you want: How to Set your Skate Goals Now that we understand the importance of goal setting. I know that you will encounter many roadblocks on your journey to become the best skater you can be. Write down what you want 3. Decide what you want 2. He broke the 4 minute mark and within a month.
The four minute mile is now the standard of all professional middle distance runners. In Start by telling yourself that you do deserve success when it comes to skateboarding. If you can imagine it. William Arthur Ward Many years ago. As long as you accept that you can be successful when it comes to skateboarding and you are willing to take action.
Jot down anything you like. Jot down a cool trick you saw in a skate video. I can only help you achieve that success. To some.
To others. There are no limits. Make two lists. Success is exactly what you define it to be. And to others. Write what you truly desire. Jot down a new trick that you made up. I cannot tell you what success means to you. Make a Goal Tricks list. Here are a few initial goals I wrote down: Goal Tricks: As I said earlier. The fear of failure inhibits us from going for what we want. We sometimes feel fear that failing to succeed will bring unbearable negative consequences.
But the point is this: I only had a couple. You may write as many goals as you want. I added a few more goals. The key thing here is that you MUST write it somewhere. If fear of failure seems to affect you and the actions you take.
It turned out that you came in dead last and felt terribly embarrassed. You might ask. How do we overcome this fear of failure? By setting a goal so large that it is quite possible for us to fail!
You cannot have success without failure or failure without success. But consider what really matters—did you significantly improve your skating abilities in the process of pursuing the goal? If so. If you wrote any vague goals. In the same way.
Make your Goals More Specific It was a little while after I set my initial goals that I realized that it is better to be extremely specific when setting an objective.
It must be specific and measurable. Frontside Flip. This reduces the vagueness of the goal and gave your mind something specific to focus on when you skate. Varial Flip. Give yourself a reasonable amount of time to accomplish each goal.
Be sure to have fun while setting your goals.
By writing down what you want and when you want it, you are setting yourself up for massive success! Your goals must be personally meaningful. In other words, it must be worthy of your unconditional resolve and personal sacrifice. You must be willing to giving up something in order to gain something greater as a result for the allotted time-frame.
It must contain real value and undeniable potential to improve your life. Now, write down a couple of reasons for why you want to accomplish your goals. Give serious thought as to why you desire to achieve a goal. Do you want to be able to land Switch Hardflips?
Do you want to become sponsored? The more compelling reasons you have for achieving your goals, the greater your chances for accomplishing them. Keep in mind that every person has different reasons for wanting something. We all have different values, so the reasons that you give must be completely honest, strong and motivating to you. The more reasons you have the better. Just be sure your reasons truly represent your desire for something.
As you constantly review your reasons, you will find yourself becoming more and more motivated to strive toward your goals. Anytime you feel frustrated, upset, angry, tired or unmotivated, all you have to do is to look over your list of reasons, and your mind will immediately shift frames, bringing back the motivation needed to accomplish your goals. Now that you know what you want and why you want them, you are pretty much set on accomplish them.
Your mind now has a target to aim for. Motivational speaker, Brian Tracy, found that if you simply write your goals on a sheet of paper and put it away, you will achieve six out of seven of them in a year.
How liberating is that? Did you write everything down? If not, go back and do it now! This exercise is key to your future success in skateboarding!
In this last step, you will be coming up with ideas that will lead you to accomplishing your goals. By simply listing your goals, you are pretty much set for success. However, we can materialize our goals much quicker if we come up with ways of accomplishing them. If your goal is to be able to land flips. Write down anything at all no matter how insignificant that will ultimately allow you to achieve your dreams. Prepare a new page in your Skateboarding Success Journal and use the following outline: Just jot down anything.
Reasons for my goals 6. Things I can do to reach my goals 1. Staying consistently focused on what you want and why will bring your goals to life much quicker. I suggest looking at it when your first wake up. You have successfully set your goals.
This is exactly how wealth guru. A high school drop out with a resume of dead end jobs. Skate Card: Visualization 3. Skate Progress Chart 1. Success Questions 4. Keeping a Goal Card 2. Bob Proctor. There are still many things we can do to ensure we reach our goals as quickly as possible! We call these techniques Success Enhancers: Success Enhancers Now that we decided on what we want and when we want them. How a Skate Card Works If you are constantly reading your goal and reminding yourself.
Within a year. How to Make a Skate Card All you have to do is pick a goal from your list. Anything you do that you do not think about is controlled by your subconscious mind. And this was after not having touched a skateboard for almost four years! By constantly thinking about what we want constantly reading Skate Card.
Before the week was over. This or something better I kept it in my pocket and read it whenever I had the chance- whenever I went to the bathroom. I decided it was time to learn how to throw down some nasty Tres. This is what my Skate Card for that week looked like: I now choose to constantly land flips in a natural.
I landed my first flip! It only took 2 or 3 days of 1 hour practice sessions. Conditioning your Body for Success This is the traditional process by which we learn a new trick: When you accomplish a goal.
We then gather information that will guide us to land the trick. We must experiment numerous times before we get a good feel of how the trick actually works.
After repeated landings. Using this method. Keep creating new goal cards and constantly reading them until all of your goals have been reached. We learn about the foot positioning. Our initial attempts almost always results in failure. Everyone sees pictures so we think in pictures as well.
Our mind thinks in pictures. Although the amount of time it takes varies from individual to individual. Think about your skateboard. Did a picture of your skateboard flash upon the screen of your mind? You saw the image of your skateboard. This is where visualization comes in. Interestingly enough.
He formed three groups of basketball players and selected them to make a series of free-throws. The old. Group C. The Power of Imagining Psychologist. Group A practiced making free throws for 20 minutes a day for three weeks. Group B visualized making free throws for 20 minutes a day.
This is extremely important because your subconscious mind cannot tell the difference between a real experience and one that is vividly imagined! Read that sentence over again and think about it. The third group. Be consistent 1. Write a Metastory 2. Put yourself in a relaxed state 3. Write Down a Metastory Stuart Lichtman. You can write your own Metastory any way you wish. Visualizing yourself having already accomplished your goal will bring you to that goal much quicker.
Here is one of my personal Metastories: Visualize yourself already having achieved the goal 4. How to Make Visualization Work for You 1. How do we visualize ourselves achieving our goals? For this purpose. It can be about signing the contract for a pro shoe model. Ollieing over a curb. As you read and reread your Metastory.
Familiarize yourself with your Metastory and fine tune it so it is perfect and extremely desirable to have. Take the time now to write a couple Metastory of you achieving one of your goals in your Skateboard Success Journal. My passion and love for skateboarding explodes. This is definitely a huge milestone in my skateboarding career.
I hear loud shouts of awe and disbelief from my friends and see them come running over to congratulate me for successfully Kickflipping the Worcestor Bush Gap. But your metastory can be anything you want.
Make your Metastory as desirable as you want. My wheels hit the ground and I ride away smoothly. I can hardly believe what I had done myself! A huge grin lights up on my face as I stare at the huge row of bushes I just kickflipped over.
Continue onto your calves and slowly move up your body relaxing your legs. Put yourself in a Relaxed State You now have a clear idea of what you want and you now must prepare your mind to bring it into reality.
Sit or lie in a comfortable position. Start out by feeling the tension move out of your toes. Start monitoring your breaths and focus on taking slow. You should spend about 10 seconds relaxing each body part. When you have relaxed every part of your body. Visualize yourself already having achieved the goal You are now in a relaxed and optimal state for visualization. Start from the number 10 and count down with each breath. Now you may start the visualization process and start to visualize your Metastory!
Feel waves of peacefulness and relaxation move up and throughout your body. Make a conscious effort to feel every part of your entire body relax. You may choose to imagine a full- length movie starring you. You must not only see yourself having goal. Replay the movie over and over again. Create some background music.
So joyful and happy that you do not even need the goal to happen because you have the feeling within you already. Have some fun when doing this!
The more real the image is. Run the Metastory through your mind. There are three key guidelines to effective visualization: Feel your accomplished goal. If you are doing this right. Utilize all your sensory factors so you can make the image as real as possible. When seeing yourself already having the goal. Visualize your goal in the first person. You may imagine a movie or still frames of key images. Remember, the mind cannot differentiate between what is real and what is vividly imagined.
See and feel the skateboard underneath your feet.
Feel the wind blowing across your face as you ride. See your legs and feet move to execute the trick, see the board flipping beneath you and see and feel yourself landing the trick perfectly. See the smiling faces of your friends standing nearby and hear their shouts of awe and disbelief. Finally, feel the sense of accomplishment that you deserve. Utilize this visualization technique everyday! The more you do it, the quicker your goal will be implanted into your subconscious and the quicker it will become reality.
I suggest visualizing your Metastory at least 3 times a day- when you wake up, some time during the afternoon, and right before you go to sleep.
The most important time to visualize is before you sleep. When you fall asleep, your last conscious thought will be in your subconscious mind and will remain there as you sleep. Each visualization session should be about minutes. Each day, if you can devote a mere 15 minutes of your time to doing. The actual time it takes for a goal to completely manifest varies from person to person. For some, it may take a day, for others, it may take a month. However, as long as you continue to do everything on a consistent basis, you will reach your goal.
As long as you follow your map and stay on the right roads, you will reach your destination. Perhaps the greatest example of the power of visualization is the story of American Serviceman, James Nesmeth. While serving as a prisoner in a 5 by 4 feet cage, Nesmeth visualized playing a perfect round of golf every single day. He did this because he was not allowed to come in contact with anyone.
He eventually realized that he had to find a healthy way to occupy his mind to prevent himself from going insane. The result? After returning home and playing his first game of golf in 7 years, Nesmeth shot an amazing 74!
This was 20 strokes off oh his personal best; pretty good for not having touched a golf club in over half a decade! This technique comes in handy whenever you have to take a break from skateboarding. Whether you are on vacation or just taking a hiatus, you can make sure you continue to improve simply by skating in your mind! As long as you have a clear, mental picture of yourself landing a trick that you have landed before, you can dramatically increase your consistency.
Try this:. Try the trick 10 times and record how many times you landed it. You should land the trick about times out of Try the trick 10 more times, but this time, before each attempt, visualize yourself on your skateboard and perfectly executing the trick. You may still be a little skeptical but my suggestion is this: Stick with it because over time. You must visualize the trick every single time before you try it.
Record the number of times you land it and you will find that it is higher than the first time! When I first developed this method. I know this sounds hard. I practiced my Kickflips with all the visualization exercises part before practicing them without visualization. I did to prove that visualization played a key part in landing the tricks. I was a little doubtful of this technique so I tried it backwards. You can even try alternating visualizing and non-visualizing and experience the results for yourself!
The key to landing tricks consistency is consistency. Asking the right questions can immediately direct our focus so we may be more resourceful and motivated. How they work is by overriding our internal negative questions so our subconscious mind works with us instead of against us. Most people ask lousy questions that hinder their results.
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They ask. Success Questions can quickly and effectively change the focus of our thoughts so they are directed toward the goals we set for ourselves. Success Questions: Get Inspired and Motivated Another powerful success enhancer we can utilize is asking ourselves positive questions. Anthony Robbins f your only exposure to Robbins are his infomercials. Success Questions are simply positive questions you ask yourself regularly when you have spare time.
I highly recommend learning more about it. How to Use Success Questions Now that we know that positive questions lead to positive outcomes. Here are a few examples of Success Questions: When we think about what we do not want.