Everyone who knows how to skateboard or is just starting out to skateboard wants to learn the tricks that the pros do. It is very impressive to look at and it can also entertain a lot of people.
If you want to do what Tony Hawk or Bam Margera can do, then you will want to first learn about the basics and practice a lot. Skateboarding tricks are not learned overnight and it will take you quite a few falls and some bruises before you perfect the trick you want to learn on your skateboard.
So, before you start attempting to do any tricks, you might want to start off by wearing the necessary safety gears in order to minimize injuries and avoid the hospital with a skateboard related injury.
One trick that most skateboarders first learn is the Indy Grab. This skateboard trick is very simple but very stylish. This trick is basically one of the most used skateboarding tricks today and it is very effective for entertaining crowds.
In this trick, you will see skateboarders doing it by catching air, bending down and grabbing the board with their hand. It looks very cool and it is also a trick that you should definitely learn how to do.
If you already know how to do the Ollie, then it will be easy for you to do this trick. However, if not, you will need to learn how to do the Ollie first as this trick is one of the many variations of the Ollie.
Basically, this trick will require you to do the Ollie first and while you are in the air, incorporate the Indy Grab.
To execute this trick, ride the board with your front foot in the middle of the board and your back foot on the tail. Then, slam down on the board with your back foot and jump at the same time. What this will do is it will keep your body centered on the board and make it stay even. This is the Ollie. To incorporate the Indy Grab, you need to bend or reach down while you are in the air and hold onto the board between your feet.
Moments before landing, you need to let go of the board and always make sure that your knees are bent in order to absorb the shock of the landing. This trick can be done on ramps, flat ground, or when you leave a flat edge.
This skateboard trick is much more effective if you have big air. Try slamming on the board as hard as you can to get more air.
These are the tips that you need to remember whenever you plan on performing the Indy Grab on your skateboard. As you can see, it is very easy to do and it will also be very effective in impressing the crowd as well as other skateboarders.