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Progressions
[How To] Scoot - Gainer Progression
November 30, 2021
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Progressions

Scoot swingthrough Gainer Flash is one of the first "setup - swing - trick" combos that you'll probably learn in your tricking journey. Other than J-Step or Pivot Step...

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Drills
540 Kick Drills - 3 Ways to Train!
November 27, 2021
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Drills

The 540 Kick is one of the "basics" of tricking, but it is definitely not an easy skill to master. While a lot of naturally athletic beginner trickers can easily muscle a 540, executing the trick with optimal technique takes a lot of understanding and drilling...

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Common Mistakes
You're Probably Doing This Wrong - 2 Common Back Tuck Mistakes!
November 23, 2021
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Common Mistakes

Are you making these mistakes? Here's the fix for these two common mistakes that I've seen over the years...

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Breakdowns
Raiz Breakdown
November 22, 2021
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Breakdowns

The Raiz (pronounced either rise, raze, or high-eeze) is a skill that originates from the Brazilian art of Capoeira. In tricking, the Raiz is often used as a setup...

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Progressions
[How To] Aerial Progression
November 20, 2021
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Progressions

The Aerial is one of the most iconic flips found in many different disciplines from gymnastics to dance to various different martial arts. This Aerial progression actually doesn't use the cartwheel, although having a strong cartwheel is an important pre-requisite...

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Breakdowns
Cartwheel Full Breakdown
November 18, 2021
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Breakdowns

The Cartwheel - Full Twist (aka cartfull) is a popular skill in both tricking and in freerunning.There are many different ways to execute a good cartfull. The cartwheel tech, amount of set, etc. are all dependent on the type of cartfull that you want...

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Theory
Why Even Trick Theory? (feat. Mark Rusmantijo)
October 21, 2021
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Theory

Mark Rusmantijo hops on the Talkin Tricks podcast to discuss the WHY of trick theory...

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Articles
How to Start Tricking - Top 10 Tricks to Learn
March 15, 2021
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Articles

Learning how to trick can be overwhelming – At first glance, the array of flips, twists and kicks seem to blend together in a beautiful chaos. Building a strong foundation is the key to long lasting success in any sport...

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Articles
What is Tricking? A Comprehensive Beginner's Guide to Tricking [2021]
February 1, 2021
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Articles

Tricking is a new, acrobatic discipline. It borrows and incorporates kicks from martial arts, gymnastics flips and twists, and ground moves from breakdancing...

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Features
Mark Rusmantijo on JAMCast
December 25, 2020
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Feature

Loopkicks Owner & Head Coach Mark Rusmantijo goes on the JAMCast podcast to talk about his personal history of tricking and his thoughts on the sport...

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