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Building Tricks - Step by Step

Building Tricks - Step by Step

A very meaty and lengthy article describing the step by step process involved in executing trick techniques. Plenty of illustrations and questions to get your mind working, and help you to comprehend the principles behind many a trick. Dive right in and try to glean a little information from this article, ho ho ho!

Getting Over the Bar

Getting Over the Bar

This article takes us away from the general talk of technique and mechanics and focuses more on a certain method of visualization that can help anyone improve the takeoffs of their tricks. "Think of doing it like this..." but what is this? Just read and find out! Not a very long articles, but hopefully it'll throw some ideas at you. Not everyone needs this of course, not by any means, but this should help certain individuals.

Take Off in Tricks: Foundational Principles

Take Off in Tricks: Foundational Principles

This is a very detailed and long article based on a few solid principles that are common throughout the majority of tricks. Especially for newbies, applying these can help out your progress greatly. By understanding these logical principles in dealing with individual tricks, you can better boost the efficiency of your tricks. That may sound sorta gimmicky, but it's the truth. If you can apply these correctly (if I explained them well enough, hehe), you definitely will notice some improvements in the ease, power, and efficiency of your tricks. These principles, combined with proper technique, are good stuff!

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Style vs Technique?

Style vs Technique?

At some point in the history of Tricking (and probably many other athletic activities), this whole style vs technique debate started. Can you have style without being a raw, untrained, ugly looking tricker? Can you have good technique without looking like a dime-a-dozen tricker? Let\'s put an end to this...

Using Proper Foot Positioning to Your Advantage

Using Proper Foot Positioning to Your Advantage

Here is an article detailing an observation I've recently made that can impact your tricks for the better. A part of good technique, positioning your feet so you gain sufficient height and not too much travel to complete a technique well is most necessary! Check it out, it's a brief article and hopefully a little tip that can help you in your many endeavors.