Ways to stop / slow down in skateboard

Bounce off

The quickest strategy to cease driving is leaping off your board. You’ll save your self, however your board will maintain rolling.

It would roll below a automotive or one thing, so that is actually simply when it is too late to cease in every other method. I might reasonably lose my board than my life.

One foot on the bottom

As a substitute of leaping off, you may also simply take away your again foot from the tail and put it on the bottom to cease.

Should you go quick, you possibly can’t simply put your foot on the bottom, so drag that foot somewhat over the ground to steadily descrease your pace.

Tailstop

That is essentially the most often used strategy to cease.

Simply lean again so much and bend your entrance leg, such as you would to start out a handbook, however lean extra backwards so your tail scrapes over the ground.

This may make you decelerate and cease.

By scraping your tail over tough surfaces, your tail will get thinner, and finally it would break. This could possibly be a motive to not do tailstops, or do them solely on easy surfaces.

180 tailstop

Begin with a traditional tailstop, untill you’ve gotten misplaced most of your pace.

Then attempt to slide 180 frontside or bottom (bottom is less difficult to start out with), whereas nonetheless dragging your tail over the ground.

You’ll cease quicker than with regular tailstops and you probably did a 180, so you’re able to hit that candy rail (or anything) once more, with out having to show.

Powerslide

In my view, powerslides are the best strategy to cease. They are often executed frontside or bottom, no matter you like.

To do a powerslide, put your entrance foot close to the entrance bolts and your again foot along with your toes on the toe aspect of the board for a bs powerslide or on the heel aspect of the board for a fs powerslide.

Now simply push your again foot ahead (fs) or backward (bs) and slide over the bottom along with your again wheels.

Solely do a 90 diploma powerslide to cease.

You’ll practically cease instantly, or make somewhat slide, but it surely’s a quick strategy to cease.

To start out driving once more, simply pivot 90 levels again.

180 powerslide

Should you already go sluggish sufficient, you are able to do a 180 powerslide, for a similar causes talked about within the 180 tailstop half.If you’re going too quick whereas doing a 180 powerslide, you’ll simply maintain driving fakie. So what you would do it strive a 90 powerslide untill you misplaced most of your pace, after which simply proceed with one other 90 powerslide out.

Different

Above are essentially the most frequent methods to cease, however you will be as inventive as you need with them. Tailstop fingerflip, 90 ollie to powerslide, … you identify it!