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    "Learn To Skateboard And Improve Quickly!"

    Are you new to skateboarding?


    Have you been skateboarding for a while and want to brush up on your tricks, and learn some new ones?

    "Skateboarding Explained" can help you learn to skateboard and improve quickly!

    "This is the pinnacle of what a how-to video should be" - Nate Sherwood, Transworld Skateboarding Magazine


    "DEFINITELY RECOMMENDED" - Concrete Wave Magazine


    "In this critically acclaimed DVD, Top Lake Owen instructor, and Mentality Pro, Dan MacFarlane takes you through his Proven system and breaks the tricks down in the same way that has helped his students learn. If you are new to skateboarding, or if you have been skateboarding for a while, and want to get better, this is the DVD for you!"

    Learn these tricks and more!
    Ollie, Drop in, Nollie, Pop Shove-its, Kickflip, Heelflip, Varial Kickflip, Backside Flip, Frontside Flip, 360 Flip, Boardslides, Noseslide, 50/50
    Over 30 tricks are Explained!

    3 Main sections in "Skateboarding Explained"
    The Fundamentals every skateboarder should know
    The Basics of Street and Ramp
    The Most Wanted tricks

    (Suitable for all ages) Runtime 70 minutes

    Now available from www.SkateboardingExplained.com CCS and quality retailers.
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    Skateboarding Explained

    Posted by Skateboarding Explained December 23, 2011 06:05pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

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    Skateboarding Explained

    Posted by Skateboarding Explained November 22, 2011 09:04am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Complete Mentality Skateboards are now available on Amazon.com. They ship for FREE with Amazon's Super Saver Shipping, and for a limited time they are being offered for 20% off, so pick one up for you and/or for a gift this holiday season!



    Posted by buckworthswa2hc January 15, 2010 01:16pm PSTReply | Report Abuse


    Skateboarding Explained

    Reply by Skateboarding Explained January 17, 2010 10:39pm PSTReport Abuse

    Hey. Do you skateboard? If so, how's it all going?


    Posted by beybladeviper230 November 24, 2009 03:29pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Hey Dan it's me Dylan from Myspace if you remember me... Last time I asked about my kickflip and they still haven't been coming through and the problem is that I keep dropping my front foot please respond and am stoked that ryan chose to ride for Plan B


    Posted by crazyskaterkid June 18, 2009 04:00pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    sign up on my website : skaterkid4life.webs.com

    Skateboarding Explained

    Posted by Skateboarding Explained June 13, 2009 05:27pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    Skateboarding Explained student Ryan Thompson just won the "Hometown Heroes" contest at Southside skatepark! This qualified him for the X-Games in July! (He's only 13)

    Ryan also recently won:
    - Line King at Southside
    - Maloof Money Cup am Qualifier (online)
    - Wild in The Parks at Southside
    - Gatorade Free Flow at Southside

    He also just got sponsored by Lakai footwear (flow), and Ollie Pop gum. He also rides for Plan B (flow), and Tavik clothing.

    When Ryan was 6 I taught him the Exact System and Techniques in Skateboarding Explained: The Instructional DVD. When he was 12 he got the DVD and it helped him learn fs flips, 360 flips, and understand the mechanics of riding a skateboard on the deepest level... I continue to work with him to develop his skill to this day... Now Look At Him! (watch his SE testimonial video above)



    "Learn to Skateboard and Improve Quickly!"

    jordan richardson

    Posted by jordan richardson June 2, 2009 07:51am PDTReply | Report Abuse

    Whats up skateboard explain. You might know me from youtube as wrichardson213 or jordan richardson. Nice site you got here and add me to your friends list. Ryan thompsons one of my friends he is awesome.

    Skateboarding Explained

    Reply by Skateboarding Explained June 9, 2009 02:14am PDTReport Abuse

    Hey Jordan! It's Dan MacFarlane. Thanks for your support of Skateboarding Explained and Ryan Thompson! Let me know if you need help with anything.


    Posted by crazyskaterkid May 27, 2009 07:03pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    go to this website and sign up www.easternskaters.webs.com/

    go to that website it is for skaters

    Skateboarding Explained

    Posted by Skateboarding Explained May 16, 2009 01:08am PDTReply | Report Abuse

    Everyone! Go to LocalSurfingNetwork.com to see them draw this week's winner's name from a hat, and get the New word of the week, so you can enter to Win Your FREE Skateboarding Explained DVD!




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    Posted by Rthomp10 February 12, 2009 07:11am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Going to Dallas Dan! Wish I had some of ur vids to pawn off at the shops there! I want to see SE everywhere dude!


    Posted by Rthomp10 January 9, 2009 08:29am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Hey, i am a bit stoked cuz GrindTV offered to build a custom web site on my behalf. Take a minute and let me know what u think? --http://www.grindtv.com/athlete/ryan_thompson----The section they are building is in process.--Have the best day! Thanks again. Hope all is good with you. Ryan!

    Skateboarding Explained

    Reply by Skateboarding Explained February 4, 2009 12:50am PSTReport Abuse

    Thanks for lending that to her. She appreciated the lessons and learned a Ton!


    Posted by urban_tomy December 24, 2008 08:04am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, with the closest thing to a hug I can give you. Don't forget to hug the person next to you also. Happy Holiday's!!


    Posted by Rthomp10 November 2, 2008 04:12pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Hey Dan. Hope we can get together soon! Miss skating together!


    Posted by Solid October 29, 2008 09:18am PDTReply | Report Abuse

    Do you like Skateboarding Explained: The Instructional DVD? Come to my blog and leave a comment about what do you think about the DVD. http://musicforlife-itsme.blogspot.com/


    Posted by volcom42094 September 4, 2008 03:54pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    I couldnt do so many things and watching this video was insane i swar not being fake so many things i couldnt do before just started going under my feet origanally i first saw it from netflix.com but i mean it was probably the best instructional one ive seen all time if yu see something like this out there email me manbecause nothing can top this .did u not see all the pros. it was like having a sessio right there with them its hands down crazy ..... BUY IT AND DONT BE CHEAP ITLL HELP YOU.

    Skateboarding Explained

    Posted by Skateboarding Explained September 3, 2008 01:47pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    Ryan Thompson, who made the popular Skateboarding Explained testimonial, just won the national PlayStation Am Jam at Woodward! Dan http://www.SkateboardingExplained.com "Learn to skateboard and improve quickly!"


    Posted by Solid July 23, 2008 12:59pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    Hey Dan! How are u? Thanks for the Radiohead comment!.xDD.

    Skateboarding Explained

    Reply by Skateboarding Explained July 25, 2008 01:18am PDTReport Abuse

    I am doing fine, thanks! No problem on that Radiohead comment. I hope it helps. In other news, check out the NEW Nate Sherwood video review of Skateboarding Explained, in my videos above. Also, Skateboarding Explained just got rated number 1 in the "Best Top 10 Instructional Skateboard videos" list on About.com !!! Thanks for your support! Dan SkateboardingExplained.com

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