In preparation for your first grind...
A frontside is performed when you grind while facing the rail.
Grinding is all about balance! This video helps you get started.
This is showing off some of the more advanced grinds you can do on the Nano. Make sure to check out our Heelys Grinds playlist to see what else you can do!
A power stop is done by first completing a 180 and then dragging the toes of your free foot until you come to a complete stop.
A toe manual is done by skating forwards while balancing on the front wheel of your board and keeping your free foot in the air.
The hop is getting air to clear an obstacle. Super basic, but helps you get around.
A 180 is done when you start skating forward and spin to end up skating backwards.
Carving is the motion of skating in an 'S' pattern to gain speed and keep momentum.
A 360 is done when you spin completely around so that you continue moving in the direction you were going.
Get started with skating backwards!
A reverse footy is done when you are balancing on your board foot only while skating backwards.
A True Hop has you jumping in the air with both your free foot and board foot, but without planting your free foot to make the jump.
A heel manual is done by skating forward while balancing on the rear wheel of your board, keeping the front wheel in the air.
On this trick you're balancing on your board foot only while skating forward.
This video helps you make sure your Nano is adjusted to fit your size and style of Heelys.
Nano along with Heelys helps you to skate farther, faster and longer than ever before! This video helps you get up and going if you're a newbie.
Switch your lead foot to your back foot a few times, real fast.
Your back foot becomes your front foot. It's the foundation for many other ground tricks, like the 180.
Your back foot becomes your front foot. It's the foundation for a bunch of other ground tricks, like the 180.
This is a spin performed on the wheels only. You spin completely around so that you continue in the same direction you were going when you entered the spin.
Your feet are positioned so that they face out while skating sideways while your knees are bent.
You pull a manual by moving with only one foot on the ground. Only your wheel should be touching. This is also known as a Footy or a Uni.
A good way to stop when you're going forward on only one foot. Angle your skating shoe backward so that the soft brake hits the ground and you stop.
Your feet are positioned so that they face out while skating sideways while your knees are straight and locked.