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Learn How To Do a Pop Shuvit (Shove It) in ONE DAY! (Easy Practice Steps)

Learn How To Do a Pop Shuvit (Shove It) in ONE DAY! (Easy Practice Steps)


Hi, my name is Justin Lauria, and today I’m
going to teach you how to do a skateboarding trick called a pop shuvit. A pop shuvit is a trick that you can do on
flat ground, and involves popping one end of the board off the ground like an ollie,
but also rotating the board 180 degrees under you before landing. You can rotate your pop shuvits either frontside
or backside. Other skaters will usually specify if they’re talking about a frontside pop shuvit,
but if they’re talking about the backside version, they’ll usually call it just a pop
shuvit. In this video, we’ll just be going over the backside version. Before you start learning pop shuvits, you
should first learn how to ollie. If you’re still working on your ollie, you can watch
this video for some help. Now keep in mind that you can do this trick
without popping the tail off the ground if you want. It’s actually a common freestyle
flatground trick called just a “shuvit.” However, shuvits are much less versatile than pop shuvits,
since one set of wheels stays on the ground the entire time, so you’ll probably eventually want to learn how to do a proper pop shuvit where all four wheels leave the ground. Alright, so the first thing I want you to
practice looks like this. Stand with your front foot on the ground next to the board,
and pop the tail off of the ground with your back foot. As you do this, pull
your back foot toward your heel so that the front of the board rotates away from you.
Then, as the board does a half rotation, jump forward and try to land with your back foot on top of the back wheels. Once you get the hang of it, try to land with your front foot on the board as well. After you’ve practiced this for a while, we’re
going to move on to starting out with both feet on the board. Position your back foot on the board with
the ball of your foot in the center of the tail. If you place your foot either too far
toe-side or too far heel-side, the board is going to have a tendency to flip over in addition
to the spin you’ll be introducing. Next, position your front foot just behind
the front bolts. Later, you can adjust your front foot positioning to affect how slowly
or how quickly the board rotates, moving it farther forward to make it rotate more slowly,
and moving it farther back to make it rotate more quickly, but for now, let’s start with
it right here. Now, bend down at your knees like you would
for an ollie, making sure not to rotate your shoulders at all, and jump up into the air,
popping and scooping the tail of the board with your back foot just like you did in the
practice step earlier, and try to land with just your front foot on
the board. Once you start getting this practice step
down, you should be able to start landing with both feet on the board fairly quickly As you jump, concentrate on pulling
your front foot up and out of the way, letting your back foot do all the work of popping
the tail off the ground and spinning the board under you. The only job for your front foot
on this trick is to catch the board as it comes around to stop it from over-rotating. One thing to note is that the best results
usually occur if you concentrate on doing the shuvit motion with your back foot the
instant the tail of the board makes contact with the ground, rather than trying to do
both the pop and the scoop at the same time. If you’re having trouble with the board landing
out in front of you, make sure to jump forward toward your toes a little bit as you pop the
board. As you transition to doing this trick moving,
start out riding slowly and remember to keep your shoulders parallel to the direction you’re
traveling the entire time. If you start using your upper body to help swing the board around,
you’re going to have a lot of trouble staying balanced once you land, and the problem only
magnifies itself the faster you go. One thing you might be interested in working
on once you get this trick down is catching the board with just your front foot and then
putting your back foot on a little bit later. Personally, I prefer to get my back foot on the board before it hits the ground so I have a more stable and consistent landing. Be sure to keep me updated with your progress
and questions in the comments section below, subscribe now to stay up to date with the
latest trick tips, and as always, remember to have fun.

Comments (46)

  1. oh my god this breaks it down way better than braille skateboarding ever did. Thank you so much man.

  2. As usual, the most comprehensive breakdown on Youtube. Good work, fella.

  3. Wow this is like if I bought Braille sms its so helpful I dnt gotta buy sms

  4. Yes Justin this has made my day seeing a new trick tip vid of your keep it up man it helping me loads 👍👌

  5. good shit man keep it up.

  6. Dude ur the best at these tutorials, really break it down well!

  7. dude you should upload more vids, the way you explain how to do the tricks are easy to understand

  8. best and most detailed pop shuv tutorial on you tube good shit man do more

  9. I've been trying to shut it but I can't seem to my back foot always comes of the board +Justin Lauria what do you recommend me doing

  10. Yep. Another example that you're the best at breaking a trick down Justin. Seriously helpful! You should do more of these, you'll get a great following. Keep up the great work man!

  11. You got this down! Thank you

  12. What kind of wheels are those???

  13. what wheels are those

  14. you live in austin?

  15. My shuvits are getting pretty consistent but I still can't ollie, should I bother with the pop shuvit or just keep working on my ollies you think?

  16. i can land it consistently but my front foot would land on the board first and once the board hit the ground my back foot follows up, sort of like steezy pop shove it (but i want to land with both feet). any tips on how to land with both feet before the board hit the ground? 3:21

  17. Advice on getting my back foot on the board? I can only do it 1/10 times I try. Same with kick flips. It's just hard for me to get my back foot on for some reason. This tutorial was perfect, though.

  18. Justin we need more tutorial videos missing your videos can you pls make another flat ground trick tutorial

  19. i still can't pop it ive been practicing since i was in 6th grade im gonna be a 9th grader in August i guess i will only know how to ollie

  20. I will learn this tomorrow

  21. this is really well made dude

  22. dude make more videos!!! you are a way better teacher than Aaron kyro. I would seriously pay for this shit. he charges 10$ just for the basics up to heelflip+kickflip and he has lots of shots etc but your details are better than any slo no crap

  23. Thanks such a detailed tutorial, But I have a weird problem with shuvits, so I can spin it but I land with my front foot on the nose,
    Any advice? Would mean alot if you answered 😀

  24. I relearned this trick, thanks!

  25. I'm having trouble landing both feet on the board 🙁

  26. Just started learning these but on my arse alot as followed Kyro and had back foot pushing deck edge, causing board to flip. your video really helped. the only trick tip vid to mention this key detail. as ever, yours ARE the best. more, please.

  27. plz make more vids,you helped me a lot with the ollie tutorial,and im getting better at my pop shuvit 😉

  28. I was trying to shuvit today but the board kept riding off in front of me. Like I would properly turn it 180 degrees but it ended up way in front of where I was jumping

  29. Great vids man. These are by far the most informative and easiest to follow and learn from.
    I'm 35 and just getting back into skating so I have a long way to go but i really feel your videos will help me out a lot 🙂 keep up the awesome work and I look forward to advancing my skating through your videos!!

  30. here is a french viewers and know that your videos are very appreciated in France !!!! I learned rock to fakie rock and roll ollie and shove it thanks to you !!!

  31. great teaching bro

  32. Thanks a lot!! Great video!! I can do it placing my left foot but not both…

  33. I will end up doing a 180 rotation and my board would just stay parallel.

  34. best how to, keep it up man. Thanks a lot. hi from Brazil

  35. Hey I just got a new board from a skate shop it’s a skateboard… but what should I do do with it first??

  36. Justin, the main problem I have is that I can't do reverts and powerslides (fs), due to the fact that I have a fear of falling down. What do I do?

  37. I bend my knees and lean my body to the right and sheesh it's pops so high with the stanky leg

  38. It helps me a lot ❤

  39. this video showed me some things that i didn't try yet so i might give it another shot but i swear that skating flat is the most frustrating thing that i ever felt in my life like no commit or easy workarounds it's just pure trial and error and what's more frustrating to me is how you can't really tell if you are progressing and every fail is really anticlimactic because nothing interesting or funny happens like when i bail on a caveman drop into a ramp i just fall like an idiot and it's fun and gives you adrenaline rushes but when i try any new flat trick i just try for 3 hours straight for the first 1 hour i see major progress and then i hit a block and i remain blocked for like a month or 2 all of this goes for every flat trick that i tried besides the ollie just because ollies improve from half a centimeter(0.1 inches don't know if this is right) to half a meter( 20 inches) and that's what's so great about it

  40. your shoes bro, your shoes

  41. Doing the thing at 1:28 helped me land because I could only land my front foot at first

  42. I keep falling back when i land, how do I not ?

  43. I get the board spinning under me but I can never land on top of it

  44. I just landed my first pop shuvit!

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