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Level 1

An introduction to skateboarding including finding your stance, learning about your board and safety, learning how to step on and off a board, pushing and turning.


Level 2

Building on level 1 you will improve your pushing and turning on a board using both kick turn and carving. You will also learn your first basic balance tricks, how stop at speed and how to ride off curbs.

From levels 3 to 6 you have the option whether to progress with higher level street skateboarding techniques, or move to learning how to skate ramps at the skatepark.


Level 3

Street: Learning how to get up curbs, more advanced balance tricks, 180 degree kick turns and reverts on the flat ground.

Skatepark: An Introduction to skateboarding on ramps, skatepark safety, and 180 degree turns on both the flat ground and small ramps.


Level 4

Street: Learning more advanced revert tricks to avoid obstacles, working on reverts at speed and an introduction to Pop Shuvits.

Skatepark: Progressing to riding down bigger ramps, building confidence on ramps, and 180 degree kick turns on bigger ramps.


Level 5

Street: An introduction to powerslides, Ollies and Pop Shuvits on the move.

Skatepark: Learning how to drop in on various ramps, pumping to gain speed on ramps and an introduction to basic ramps tricks.


Level 6

Street: Improving your Ollies and Pop Shuvits on the move, powerslides at speed and using powerslides to adjust your speed.

Skatepark: Building confidence with dropping in, pumping and kick turning on bigger ramps, an introduction to Rock to Fakies, Axel Stalls and basic grab tricks on ramps.

About Skates & Ladders

We are Skates and Ladders, we are the fastest growing Skateboard, Longboard and Graffiti lessons company in the UK. Skates and Ladders is skater owned and run, and our mission is make learning, skating and street art easier and more enjoyable for everyone.

We offer quality lessons with skilled and experienced professionals. We pride ourselves on providing top quality tailored tuition for all ages and all levels. Like everything else, it is only hard if you do not know how to do it!

Our birthday parties and corporate events make for an unforgettable experience. We also work with schools, local councils, and the Royal Parks of London.

Contact us today to find out more about our private lessons, group lessons, after-school clubs and birthday parties!!

Our Partners:

Slick Willies Skateshop Penny Skateboards Skate Fresh Inline Skate Tuition VIP Graffiti Paint