LEARN SKATEBOARDING IN A WEEK-LONG COURSE
Skateboarding is a recreational activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been designed and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data found that there were 18.5 million skate boarders in the world. 85 percent of skateboarders polled had used a board in the previous year were under the age of 18, and 74 percent were male. Those numbers have since doubled. In the ensuing years the locations of skate parks tripled making skateboarding more accessible as publicly and privately owned skate parks and indoor skate parks are becoming a reality.
The largest change has been the developed generation that skateboarded in their youth and have grown up with the “X” Games explosion into the global mainstream of competitive sports and sees it as a participation activity for their children as led by X-Games Athletes who are affiliated and instruct for our brand and web site.
Do you want to learn how to skateboard?
Discover all of the basic principles of skateboarding fast in a one-week camp. We will show you the principles of skateboarding such as how to balance, push, turn, proper foot placement, and how to stop. Regardless, of where you are at.. you can benefit from individualized instruction to meet your skill level.
How to Start:
- Equipment: We recommend a board and a full set of safety gear. This includes: a helmet, elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist guards. Rental equipment is available.
- Location: We can do lessons in your driveway, in your garage, or at the Louisville skate park.
OUR SKATE INSTRUCTORS
My name is Alex. I consider myself a professional skateboarder I started skating at the age of 11. I’m now 29 years old I traveled across the country to be able to interact with other professionals skateboards and skateboarding companies I have met very legendary skateboards who skate for Nike Adidas toy machines, baker, enjoy skateboards, habitat skateboards, etc, I have currently 4 skateboards sponsors which are Woohskateboards, howmgrownskateboards, tg-11s bearing company, and also history in a bottle podcast for a Clothing brand, I’m pretty well known on social media for my skateboarding.
I also run a skateboarding community page on Facebook well know around the world with an audience of 382.2k skateboarders. Skateboarding has always been my passion I have the biggest love for it and I’m thankful for skateboarding being in my life.
Well, I simply love skateboarding. I’ve been doing it for almost half my life and I can’t find anything that I enjoy more than going out on a nice beautiful sunny day when the weather is just right to call up a few buddies and go out and learn new tricks. It’s always been a huge part of me since Tony Hawk, a pro skater, first came out I was addicted to the sport and always had a fascination with it but never really tripped off it until that game came out after that I literally fell in love with sk8ing. My mom bought me my first pair of Eric Koston e’s and an ATM blank in 1999/2000 and she got me the skate video destroying America. Pretty much after I saw that video I knew deep in my heart I wanted to do this skating thing so kept at it and got pretty good I’d say moved to California at the age of 15 years old and got tight with the skate mafia crew Keller James Lenny Rivas Peter Smolik and etc they put me on flo for a while then I moved to SF that’s when things really took off got introduced to PJ Ladd then hear I am today and I’ve been skating ever since.
What will you learn?
- Safety Techniques
- Proper Stance
- How to Ride and Push
- How to Turn
- How to Stay Steady Going Down Hills
- How to Ride Ramps
- How to do Tricks
Who we Serve:
- Ages: 4 through 104
- Ability: Beginner through Competition-Style Advanced.
LOUISVILLE KY SKATEBOARD LESSONS
Building Dreams on Wheels: Certified Skateboard Instructor Michael M. guides 7-year-old Grace from Louisville, KY through private lessons in ‘Skate Foundations: Safety, Balance & Confidence.’ Approved by the International Skateboard Association, these sessions cater to beginners under 10, fostering joy and dedication as Grace turns her skateboarding dreams into reality.
Instructor Alex F is so proud with his student “- Zachery is doing a great job he’s learning to drop in the quarter and he stared ollieing he’s doing a great job with each lesson.
Everything was good I really enjoyed todays lesson, I got Zachery to do his first ollie today I was super stoked to see him land his first ollie today his mom is such a great support towards his skateboarding and she’s very patient which makes things super easy and great very proud how much Zachery has accomplished so far.
In-person lessons took place at Breslin Skatepark, 1400 Payne St, Louisville, KY 40206
Skateboarding-Lessons of Louisville was developed to help motivated youth demographic become involved in a healthy activity and to keep kids out of drugs and violence.. We take great pride in helping people of all ages learn how to skateboard.
GOSKATE is passionate in it’s desire to provide the means through it’s Skate School lessons to being a confident skateboarder, by providing the premiere school for all ages and abilities throughout Kentucky.
Meet Rob — Your Personal Helper/Instructor for Skateboard Lessons
Rob is a competitive, sponsored skateboarder. He has been teaching for nine years, has taught hundreds of lessons, and is ready to help YOU!