How to Pop Shove It on a Fingerboard

One of the first things to learn on day 1 is how to to Pop Shove it on a fingerboard.

This is like the building block to getting comfortable on your fingerboard and doing more tricks.

This trick is the gateway to a whole new world of fingerboard wizardry, and guess what? 

You can totally nail it in just one day.

So buckle up, grab your fingerboard, and let’s dive into this step-by-step guide to master the Pop Shove it on a fingerboard like a true savage.


Pop Shove It, Shove It, Shuvit

What is a Pop Shove It on a Fingerboard?

Spinning the fingerboard 180 (or 360) degrees.

Time to Master:

1-2 Days

How to Perform the Pop Shove It on a Fingerboard:

Step 1: Get the Basics Down

Pop Shove it on a fingerboard starting

Start with your fingerboard sitting still on a flat surface. Place your pointer finger in the middle of the board and middle finger on the tip of the tail of the board.

Practice a little bit just rolling the board around.

This trick is all about finesse and timing, so take a moment to get comfortable.

Step 2: Pop It Like It’s Hot

turning the board

Now it’s time to pop that board! Using a swift motion, snap your middle finger to spin the tail of the board. It can be helpful to start by learning how to do a manual on a fingerboard. Create a quick and snappy pop, launching your fingerboard into rotation. Remember, the key here is a controlled yet powerful pop. Find that sweet spot and unleash your fingerboard’s potential.

Step 3: Shove It Real Good

prepare to land

As your fingerboard takes flight, simultaneously slide your middle fingers back into position. It’s all about the flick of the wrist and the perfect amount of force. Feel the rhythm, find your flow, and give that board a savage shove!

Step 4: Catch It Like a Pro

Pop Shove it on a fingerboard stick the landing

As your fingerboard completes the rotation, be ready to catch it with your fingers. Keep your eyes locked on the board and prepare to spot the landing. Aim to catch the board with your fingers positioned where they started, ensuring a solid grip and a clean catch. Show that board who’s boss!

Step 5: Add Some Movement

Once you’ve got the Pop Shove it down on still ground, it’s time to take it to the next level. Find yourself a smooth surface or a fingerboard park and start cruising. Get your fingerboard rolling and repeat the same steps as before, but this time, perform the Pop Shove it while the board is in motion. This adds an extra level of difficulty and style to your trick arsenal.

Step 6: Rinse and Repeat

Mastering the Pop Shove it requires practice, my friend. Repetition is key to refining your technique and nailing that smooth execution. Keep practicing both stationary and rolling Pop Shove its, experimenting with different angles, heights, and variations. Embrace the learning process, push your limits, and let your inner savage shine.

Nose Pop Shove It on a Fingerboard:

So, you’ve conquered the Pop Shove it and are ready to take your fingerboarding skills to the next level? Get ready to dive into the Nose Shove it! This trick adds a whole new dimension of style and finesse to your fingerboard repertoire. Let’s break it down step by step:

Step 1: Get your basics locked in

Nose Shove it on a fingerboard starting

Before diving into the Nose Shove it, make sure you have a solid grasp of the regular Shove it technique. Familiarize yourself with the pop, shove, and catch motions involved in the trick. This foundation will help you transition smoothly to the nose variation.

Step 2: Adjust your finger positioning

Nose Shove it turning

To perform the Nose Shove it, slightly adjust your finger placement on the board. Instead of placing your fingers in the middle and tail positions, move them closer to the front of the board, near the nose. This adjustment will allow for the proper balance and leverage needed to execute the trick effectively.

Step 3: Pop and shove with finesse

prepare for landing nose shove it

With your fingers in position, pop the board with a swift and controlled motion, just like in the regular Shove it. As you pop the board, apply a subtle nudge forward with your fingers, directing the nose of the board to initiate the shove motion. This combination of pop and nudge will create the unique Nose Shove it rotation.

Step 4: Catch with precision

Nose Shove it on a fingerboard stick the landing

As the board completes its rotation, maintain focus and be ready to catch it with your fingers. Keep your eyes locked on the board’s movement and anticipate the landing. You can catch the board either at the nose or the tail of the board depending on the next trick you want to do. A clean and confident catch will give your Nose Shove it that extra touch of style.

Step 5: Refine and repeat

Like any fingerboarding trick, mastering the Nose Shove it takes practice and repetition. Experiment with different angles, heights, and variations to find your personal style. Focus on refining your technique, aiming for smooth execution, and gradually increasing your confidence with each attempt. Embrace the learning process, stay persistent, and let your inner savage shine through the Nose Shove it!

Mastering the Shove it on a Fingerboard

Keep in mind that fingerboarding is all about creativity and self-expression, so feel free to add your own flair to the trick. Whether it’s tweaking the finger positioning or combining it with other tricks, the Nose Shove it opens up a world of possibilities. Now, go out there, own the nose, and let the shredding begin!

Stay tuned for more fingerboarding insights, tricks, and tutorials. Keep pushing the limits and exploring the exciting world of fingerboard wizardry!

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