Hands down, the request most heard by any wakeboard coach is “I want to learn a flip!” Well, we’re here to teach you. Whether it’s a tantrum, back roll or toeside back roll, we’ll help you identify what which trick your first invert will should be and everything it’s going to take for you to land it.
There are few tricks more monumental than your first 360. Learning to pass the handle and completing a full rotation are some of the coolest feelings you’ll ever have as a wakeboarder, and we’re here to get you there. Act like a sponge when learning the proper techniques shown here; it will only help you down the road, as this is the tipping point to you becoming a rider with a handful of spins in your bag of tricks.
Well, well, well. Looks like we have a certified adrenaline junkie on our hands. Taking tricks big and out into the flats is what separates the women from the girls and the men from the boys. If you are looking for that extra “wow” factor in your riding, and looking to give yourself a new challenge, it is time to say goodbye to the security blanket of the landing transition and punch your ticket to Flatsville.
You’ve mastered the basic inverts and perfected them at this point, right? Make sure they’re dialed, because it’s now time that you step it up. This is the place to learn the tricks you’ve seen your favorite pros do in all those contest passes and video parts. If you’re the type of rider who thrives on continuing to progress, then you’re in the right place.
Just as it is for a home, the most important part of your riding knowledge is the foundation. As someone just starting to get the hang of things, you should check out the following information on how to establish a few good habits right off the bat. Remember, muscle memory and repetition are key when it comes to getting your foundation laid correctly, so get out there and ride!