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How to Grind Well you want to learn how to grind The first thing that you need to know is how to stall Stalls are essentially skating up to an object jumping onto it holding there for a couple of seconds and then jumping off This can be anything from a stair to a curb to a car to the coping on a vert To begin learning stalls it is easiest to do it by going straight at the object you want to stall on lets say a stair Slowly skate up to the stair and at about a foot away jump up onto the stair Do your best to land between the correct wheels as that is the purpose of this exercise If the jump is giving you trouble you can start by stepping up onto the stair but keep in mind that the ultimate goal is rails After you get this down you can begin practicing variations that will keep you busy for a while You can try a backside stall or one in which you do a jumping 180 and land on the stair Or you can go with a rewind after you do the stall Or just any combination of the above How about a 180 stall with a 360 rewind In any case do your best to learn how to stall as that is the foundation of all grinds Before you actually move onto grinding you need to wax the object you are trying to grind on Its not hard at all and it will only take a few seconds and a few cents to do First off you need to get the wax Though most any wax will do I personally stick with the Paraffin wax found in the canning section of just about any big grocery store Its about 150 and is about
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