The ultimate list of skateboard tricks

November 12, 2020 | Skateboarding
Skateboard tricks: there are over 350 maneuvers in skateboarding | Photo: Shutterstock

The sport of skateboarding has an extensive bag of tricks. Discover the complete list of skateboard tricks and maneuvers.

The skateboard trick list can be broken down into basic tricks, flip and shove-it tricks, grind and slide tricks, air, pool, ramp and grab tricks, footplant tricks, balance tricks, and miscellaneous old/new school tricks.

You'll find basic/beginner tricks, intermediate maneuvers, and advanced/professional moves in each one of these main categories.

They have been designed, created, and improved since the early days and required creativity and long trial-and-error processes before spreading throughout the skateboarding community.

Some of them can be considered old school tricks; others are new school maneuvers. But only a few of them are timeless moves that truly represent the foundations of skateboarding.

The following trick list challenges you to try, practice, and land each one of them - that's what becoming a good skateboarder is all about.

Their names and designations may vary slightly from country to country.

Discover the ultimate compilation of skateboard tricks.

Basic Tricks

Backside 180
Backside 360
Backside Caballerial
Backside Half Cab
Fakie Ollie
Frontside 180
Frontside 360
Frontside Caballerial
Frontside Half Cab
Kickturn
Nollie
Nollie Backside 180
Nollie Backside 360
Nollie Frontside 180
Nollie Frontside 360
Ollie
Ollie North
Ollie South
Powerslide
Switch Backside 180
Switch Backside 360
Switch Frontside 180
Switch Frontside 360
Switch Ollie
Tic-Tac

Flip and Shove-It Tricks | Photo: Shutterstock

Flip and Shove-It Tricks

360 Flip
360 Hardflip
360 Ollie Heelflip
360 Ollie Kickflip
360 Pop Shove-it
360 Shuvit
540 Flip
720 Flip
Alpha Flip
Anti Casper Flip
Backside Bigspin
Backside Flip
Backside Half Cab Heelflip
Backside Half Cab Kickflip
Backside Heelflip
Backside Kickflip
Big Heelflip
Bigflip
Biggerflip
Biggerspin
Bigspin
Bubble Flip
Bullflip
Caballerial Flip
Camel Flip
Casper Flip
Daydream Flip
De Comply
Disco Flip
Double Heelflip
Double Kickflip
Dragon Flip
Fakie 360 Flip
Fakie 360 Hardflip
Fakie Backside Bigspin
Fakie Backside Pop Shove-it
Fakie Frontside Bigspin
Fakie Frontside Pop Shove-it
Fakie Hardflip
Fakie Heelflip
Fakie Inward Heelflip
Fakie Kickflip
Fakie Varial Heelflip
Fakie Varial Kickflip
Feather Flip
Fingerflip
Forward Flip
Front Foot Impossible
Frontside 360 Pop Shove it
Frontside Bigspin
Frontside Flip
Frontside Half Cab Heelflip
Frontside Half Cab Kickflip
Frontside Heelflip
Frontside Kickflip
Frontside Pop Shove-it
Gazelle Flip
Gazelle Spin
Ghetto Bird
Gingersnap
Grape Flip
Half Cab
Handstand Flip
Hardflip
Haslam Flip
Heelflip
Hospital Flip
Illusion Flip
Impossible
Inward Heelflip
Jesus Flip
Kickback Flip
Kickflip
Kiwi Flip
Laser Flip
Late Kickflip
Nerd Flip
Nightmare Flip
No Comply
Nollie 360 Flip
Nollie 360 Hardflip
Nollie 360 Pop Shove-it
Nollie Backside Bigspin
Nollie Backside Heelflip
Nollie Backside Kickflip
Nollie Backside Pop Shove-it
Nollie Frontside Bigspin
Nollie Frontside Heelflip
Nollie Frontside Kickflip
Nollie Frontside Pop Shove-it
Nollie Hardflip
Nollie Heelflip
Nollie Impossible
Nollie Inward Heelflip
Nollie Kickflip
Nollie Laser Flip
Nollie Varial Heelflip
Nollie Varial Kickflip
Ollie North
Ollie South
Orange Flip
Plasma Spin
Pressure Flip
Rail Flip
Semi Flip
Sex Change
Shuvit
Sigma Flip
Switch 360 Flip
Switch 360 Hardflip
Switch Backside Bigspin
Switch Backside Heelflip
Switch Backside Kickflip
Switch Backside Pop Shove-it
Switch Frontside Bigspin
Switch Frontside Heelflip
Switch Frontside Kickflip
Switch Frontside Pop Shove-it
Switch Hardflip
Switch Heelflip
Switch Inward Heelflip
Switch Kickflip
Switch Laser Flip
Switch Varial Heelflip
Switch Varial Kickflip
Toeflip
Triple Kickflip
Underflip
Varial Heelflip
Varial Kickflip

Grind and Slide Tricks | Photo: Shutterstock

Grind and Slide Tricks

50-50 Grind
Backside 5-0
Backside 50-50
Backside Bluntslide
Backside Boardslide
Backside Crooked
Backside Feeble
Backside Lipslide
Backside Noseblunt Slide
Backside Nosegrind
Backside Noseslide
Backside Overcrook
Backside Salad
Backside Smith
Backside Suski
Backside Tailslide
Barley Grind
Bertlemann Slide
Bluntslide
Boardslide
Casper Slide
Crail Slide
Crooked Grind
Darkslide
Feeble Grind
Frontside 5-0
Frontside 50-50
Frontside Bluntslide
Frontside Boardslide
Frontside Crooked
Frontside Feeble
Frontside Lipslide
Frontside Noseblunt Slide
Frontside Nosegrind
Frontside Noseslide
Frontside Overcrook
Frontside Salad
Frontside Smith
Frontside Suski
Frontside Tailslide
Hurricane
Hurricane Grind
Layback Grind
Lipslide
Nail Slide
Noseblunt Slide
Nosegrind
Noseslide
Overcrook Grind
Overturn
Primo Grind
Salad Grind
Slash Grind
Smith Grind
Suski Grind
Tailblock Grind
Tailslide
Willy Grind

Air, Grab, Bowl and Ramp Tricks | Photo: Shutterstock

Air, Grab, Bowl and Ramp Tricks

540
720
900
Airwalk
Axle Drop-In
Backside Axle Stall
Backside Crooked Stall
Backside Disaster
Backside Feeble Stall
Backside Hurricane Stall
Backside Pivot Stall
Backside Rock 'n' roll
Backside Smith Stall
Backside Tail Stall
Benihana
Blunt Stall 180 Out
Blunt Stall Pull Back
Blunt Stall to Fakie
Body Jar
Cannonball
Christ Air
Crail Grab
Creeper
Crossbone
Delmar Indy
Double Grab
Drop-In
Fakie Noseblunt Stall
Fakie Rock
Fakie Tail Stall
Frigid Air
Frontside Air
Frontside Axle Stall
Frontside Crooked Stall
Frontside Disaster
Frontside Feeble Stall
Frontside Hurricane Stall
Frontside Nose Pick
Frontside Noseblunt Stall
Frontside Pivot Stall
Frontside Rock 'n' roll
Frontside Smith Stall
Frontside Sugarcane Stall
Frontside Sweeper
Frontside Tail Stall
Grosman Grab
Helipop
Indy
Indy Grab
Invert
Japan Air
Judo Air
Lien Air
Madonna
McTwist
Melancholy Grab
Melon
Method Air
Mute Air
Nose Grab
Nose Pick
Nose Stall
Nosebone
Nuclear Grab
Riverdance
Roastbeef Grab
Rock to Fakie
Rocket Air
Sacktap
Sal Flip
Saran Wrap
Seatbelt Grab
Slob Air
Stalefish Grab
Stallfish
Stiffy
Superman Grab
Tail Grab
Tailbone
Tuck Knee
Varial

Footplant Tricks | Photo: Shutterstock

Footplant Tricks

Bean Plant
Egg Plant
Fastplant
Gymnast Plant
Ho-Ho
Layback Air
Miller Flip
Power Ollie
Sad Plant
Staple Gun
Texas Plant
Texas Two-Step

Balance Tricks

Manual
Nose Manual
One Foot Manual
One Wheel Manual

Miscellaneous Freestyle and Old School Tricks | Photo: Red Bull

Miscellaneous Freestyle and Old School Tricks

Acid Drop
Alley Oop
Backside Boneless
Backside Wallride
Body Varial
Boneless
Caveman
Coffin
Daffy
Firecracker
Flamingo
Frontside Boneless
Frontside Wallride
Hang Ten
Hippie Jump
Pogo
Primo Stall
Roll In
Strawberry Milkshake
Street Plant
Wallie

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