Heelflip trick tip

The heelflip is the big brother of the kickflip. You flip the board with your heel instead of your toes, which most people find more difficult.

You don't need to know how to kickflip before you start learning the heelflip, but it helps if you do. Don't even think about learning this if you can't ollie.


(Video by Koen)

  1. 1

    Start off like an ollie, with your front foot slightly more towards the tail, and your back foot a little more towards the nose.


  2. 2

    Crouch down and pop the board.


  3. 3

    Kick your front foot forwards and towards the nose. This should make the board flip.


  4. 4

    Lift your legs up to give the board room to make the full rotation.


  5. 5

    Lower your legs and stop the flip by catching your skateboard in midair.


  6. 6

    Bend your knees to absorb the impact of landing.


Tips

  • tip

    If you kick your board away, try to adjust by putting your back foot more towards the nose.

  • tip

    Flip hard and fast and catch the board before it's on the ground for a clean landing.

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blackscar36
6 years ago

i can heelflip but cant kickflip and people might find this easier(well i do) if you put ur front foot with the heel hanging off the back of the board and flick with ur toe.
i can heelflip but cant kickflip and people might find this easier(well i do) if you put ur front foot with the heel hanging off the back of the board and flick with ur toe.

skaterkid69
6 years ago

but then it is like a toe flip idk it might count it still is cool ;) :/
but then it is like a toe flip idk it might count it still is cool

Element_Skaterboi
6 years ago

:p

christo
5 years ago

I've been trying to do a heelflip with my front foot and back foot kinda turned foreward, I'll try a heelflip this way later though. it seems a little easier.
I've been trying to do a heelflip with my front foot and back foot kinda turned foreward, I'll try a heelflip this way later though. it seems a little easier.

thredofdeth
5 years ago

i can the flip in heel flip but i can not land in heel flip its so dificult but that video helps very much (H) (Y) :)
i can the flip in heel flip but i can not land in heel flip

its so dificult but that video helps very much

skaterdude345
5 years ago

[quote=skaterkid69]i can heelflip but cant kickflip and people might find this easier(well i do) if you put ur front foot with the heel hanging off the back of the board and flick with ur toe.[/quote] thats a anti-kickflip and is a variation of the heelflip, i also can't kickflip it just isn't natrual for my foot to go behind me :(

skaterkid69 said:
i can heelflip but cant kickflip and people might find this easier(well i do) if you put ur front foot with the heel hanging off the back of the board and flick with ur toe.





thats a anti-kickflip and is a variation of the heelflip, i also can't kickflip it just isn't natrual for my foot to go behind me

skateskill98
5 years ago

im tryna learn these hard hard hard!! wanna land cuz im o my way to sponser ship
im tryna learn these hard hard hard!!

wanna land cuz im o my way to sponser ship

skaterboy100
5 years ago

I can land them good now thx!
I can land them good now thx!

Appz
5 years ago

i can heelflip but cant kickflip. I wonder what I am doing wrong :/
i can heelflip but cant kickflip. I wonder what I am doing wrong

acopeland
5 years ago

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