I am a skater and hip hop/rnb producer I enjoy skateboarding because it gives me a sense of accomplishment when I commit to learning something new. I have helped a lot of people learn how to skate as I used to run the skateboarding club at my university. I like seeing people become more comfortable on the board and push themselves to learn new things. So I would say it is my enthusiasm and patience that makes me stand out as a coach.
level 1 sports leadership qualification
I have learnt how to ride around comfortably, ollie, ride fakie, ride switch, pop shuvit, front shuvit, front 180, back 180 and manual. I have skated small stair sets, ledges, curbs, gaps, learnt how to pump on ramps, drop in and do tricks on a bank.
"Jerry Seinfeld “I’ll tell you one of the great activities is skateboarding. To learn to do a skateboard trick, how many times do you gotta get something wrong til you get it right? …And you hurt yourself, and you learn to do that trick, now you got a life lesson. Every time I see those skateboard kids, I think ‘those kids’ll be alright.’ ”"
Skateboarding with taahir motala
5 years old and upwards
Between 1 and 20 people
Helmets, pads or a skateboard.
A public skatepark
I have been skateboarding for 8 years I will teach you the basics of how to ride a skateboard if you have never stepped on a board before. I will also teach you how to do some beginner tricks that I learnt when starting out, I will essentially help you build confidence on the board and answer any of your skateboarding questions.
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