A beginner skateboard lesson at Folkestone Gardens Skatepark in Deptford, where you’ll learn:
- How to put your pads (safety first!)
- How to stand on your skateboard
- How to push
- How to control your speed
- Controlled falling.
- Riding up and down flat banks and quarter pipes
- Pumping (keeping your speed up)
- Kick turns
- Riding fakie (backwards)
- Dropping off kerbs
- Dropping in the quarter pipe.
When you’ve learned these basic skills you can join the progressing riders class.
Our skateboard instructors are fully insured and enhanced DBS checked.
Where is Folkestone Gardens skatepark?
Park on Rolt Street SE8 5NJ. You can see the skatepark from the road.
What should we wear for our beginner skateboard lesson?
Please wear skate shoes or soft-soled shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting a little scuffed or dusty..