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Top 10 Easiest Scooter Tricks

Scooter tricks
Written by Brian G Smith

Who doesn’t want attention? Some people get the attention of other people doing something silly or negative, and some get it by doing something good and amazing. There is no doubt that scooter tricks belong to the good category of deeds. You can stun people by performing some of the best scooter tricks, and they will applaud in cheer. Although scooter tricks are fun, you need to follow some instructions and practice a lot to master the art of performing scooter tricks in public. This article will guide you to master the top 10 easiest scooter tricks. So, let’s make your scooting experience more fun.

Top 10 Easiest Scooter Tricks

You need not trick scooters or do anything that might seem difficult. Just follow the tricks below and scoot with safety and pleasure.

Jump in the Air

You can perform this trick on a quarter pipe/halfpipe. It’s the easiest trick to perform with a kick scooter.

  • Speed up your scooter on the quarter pipe and maintain a loose stance while you are approaching.
  • Let your front wheel strike off the handle. It will prevent you from hanging up on the handlebar.
  • When you are on mid-air, turn your head to spot your landing and then spin yourself around 180 degrees.
  • Your aim should be to land just under the handlebar so that you can pump the ramp and maintain your speed.
  • Make sure you bend your knees when you are landing and try to maintain the speed.

No Footer Scooter Tricks

This trick involves taking your both feet off the deck and stretching them out while on mid-air. This is one of the easiest tricks for you to master when it comes to learning skating on a quarter pipe.

  • Jump to a convenient height so that you don’t lose control over your scooter
  • Get your both feet off the deck and at the same time extend them as much as you can
  • Keep your eyes on the deck when you are bringing your feet back to it.
  • Land smoothly keeping a balance between your feet and the deck.

No Hander Scooter Tricks

This trick involves  taking both of your hands off the handlebars while jumping. No hander scooter trick is easy to learn but requires a lot of practice and patience.

  • Jump off the scooter and tighten around the handlebars by using both of your knees. Perform this for a couple of times until you get accustomed to doing the no hander.
  • Once you are convinced that your knees are tightening the handlebars conveniently, remove your hands off the grips.
  • Stretch arms widely.
  • Let down your hands towards the grips keeping an eye down at your handlebars.
  • Grab both of the grips simultaneously and let go your knees off the handlebar.

One Hander Scooter Tricks

This trick involves taking your one hand off of the scooter and stretching it out while you are in the midair.

  • Jump a comfortable height that will not threaten your balance over the scooter.
  • Put the left hand off the grip and stretch it out as much as possible.
  • Make sure you hold the grip with your right hand all the time.
  • Let down your left hand towards the grip keeping an eye down.
  • Land smoothly keeping a balance between your feet and the deck.

One Hander Scooter Tricks

Bar-Spin Scooter Tricks

This scooter trick involves a 360-degree rotation of the handlebar around its axis.

  • Practice on the floor first to get used to the motion of the spin before taking off the ground.
  • Don’t drop the bars completely; just pass your bars around.
  • When you are comfortable with the spin motion, jump as high as possible and maintain your balance.
  • Jumping at a comfortable height in the air, turn your handlebars around with your stronger hand.
  • Then let go of the bars attaining the motion to spin 360 degrees
  • Allow the bars to spin and ready your hand. Mke sure your arms are crossed over.
  • Catch the grip with your other hand before landing on the ground.
  • Smoothly land on the ground keeping you balanced.

Nollie Scooter Tricks

This trick involves a bunny hop off your front wheel of the scooter instead of both of the wheels.

  • Lean your body slightly forward and push forward to lift the back wheel off the ground.
  • While you are rolling on the front wheel, hop the front wheel off the ground, and it will look like a bunny hopping.
  • Regain your balance on the air for a smooth landing.

Half Cab Scooter Tricks

This trick involves rolling in fakie and jumping a Bunny Hop at 180-degree spin to land back forwards. Skateboarder Steve Caballero invented this trick. Now, it is also performed on a scooter.

  • While you are riding comfortably in fakie, turn your bars slightly to the opposite way you want to spin.
  • Look over the shoulder by turn back your head to look over your shoulder to determine the spot of landing.
  • Now, perform a bunny hop and use your body weight to turn yourself 180 degrees
  • When you are landing, don’t forget to keep your weight over your scooter.

Fakie Scooter Tricks

Fakie involves rolling backward on your scooter. It’s not a trick, but you can count it also if you are a beginner or looking for the easiest scooter tricks.

  • Roll slowly on a quarter-pipe and keep yourself in a straight line.
  • Then roll back down the quarter pipe and try to keep the balance.
  • Keep a close focus on your front wheel to help you with your balance.
  • Try to stay in a straight line all the time but slightly turn your front wheel when you need to maintain your balance.


This trick involves the frame of the bike undergoes a complete rotation. It depends on near about 90% arm movement and 10% foot movement.

  • Jump to your maximum height by grabbing your scooter handlebars with both hands.
  • Use your toe of the back foot to kick the deck.
  • Use both of your arms to keep the handlebars in a circling motion.
  • Monitor the deck coming round and extend your rear foot to hold it.
  • Regain the balance to touch down and safely roll away.


Tail Grab

This trick involves the back of the deck being held with one of your hand during the jump. Though some skateboarders are the original people who invented it, it is now popular as scooter tricks.

  • Bend your knees and jump off the fly-out.
  • Take one of your hands off the handle grip.
  • Reach down and grab the back of your scooter’s deck with that hand.
  • Hold the tail of the deck for as long as possible.
  • Bring back your hand and hold the grip to regain your balance.
  • Then land smoothly and roll away.

Tail Grab

These are the top 10 easiest scooter tricks for the beginners. Though these tricks are the easiest, you need a lot of practice to master them. Also, wear kneepads and elbow-pads when you are going to perform these tricks to avoid injury.

About the author

Brian G Smith

“Hey, are you out of your mind?” - this is what I often hear when people see me performing some really dangerous stunts. While most people use scooters to commute, I use mine to hone my stunting skills. Yes, that’s me, Brian Smith. I’ve a small group of like-minded people in my team that love to do all sorts of stunts with their kick scooters and skateboards. My fans also ask me to teach them a thing or two every now and then. This is why I am here. In my leisure time, I like to write about what I do with my scooters and what I am going to do next. One thing I want to say to all my fans - Don’t hit the streets without proper information and training..

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