The Secrets of Skateboarding

  • 145 Page in depth guide of tricks
  • Features how-to, troubleshooting, and other skate secrets
  • Written by underground skater Tony Waters
Access Full eBook

How to Frontside Pop Shove-it

Foot Placement

For the Frontside Pop Shove-it, have your front foot in the middle of the board about 1-2 inches away from the front bolts. You want your back toes a little lower on the tail, so you can scoop forward to get the board rotating Frontside.


  • As with the backside Pop Shove-it, you don’t need much pop for this trick. Just bend your knees.


  • As you pop, you want to kick your back foot north.
  • At the same time, bring your front foot toward you (south), guiding the board to rotate 180 degrees.
  • Stay over the board through out the spin and jump backwards a little, since these tend to go south of you.


The board will probably go south of you, so jump back a little as you land. Also, keep your feet spread apart and aim for the bolts.

Learning the Pop Shove-it

Initially, this trick may be pretty scary, since you might land on the tail and have the board shoot out. Regardless, you should learn the Pop Shove-it while moving since it’s a completely different feeling landing…

This is just a preview. The entire section has 189 words. Click below to download the full Secrets of The Secrets of Skateboarding.