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Skateboarding

Author : L.M. Burke
ISBN : 0823930149
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the origins and evolution, equipment and techniques of the sport known as "sidewalk surfing."

Skateboarding

Author : K. C. Kelley
ISBN : 083683724X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 54. 86 MB
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Describes the development of the sport of skateboarding and some of the skills, techniques, and personalities involved.

Skateboarding

Author : Steve Badillo
ISBN : 9781884654190
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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An instructional guide for serious skaters looking for unusual and innovative tricks.

Skateboarding

Author : Becky Beal
ISBN : 9780313381126
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 38. 30 MB
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From skateboarding's distant origins in the 1940s to the heyday of the Z-Boys to Tony Hawk's lifelong and lucrative career as a professional skateboarding icon, this book showcases what skateboarding was in the past and what it's now evolved into. * Bibliography includes primary and secondary sources and current websites * Glossary provides a comprehensive list of skating "lingo" * Index contains a comprehensive listing of names, companies, places, and terms

Skateboarding

Author : Ben Wixon
ISBN : 0736074260
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 78. 7 MB
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Skateboarding is one of the fastest-growing activities for youth in America and throughout the world. This fun and exhilarating activity is a great way of fighting childhood obesity while providing a practical method of transportation. The increased popularity of skateboarding has created an unprecedented demand for more skateparks, sound instruction, and access to safe opportunities for skating. Skateboarding: Instruction, Programming, and Park Design provides safe and effective skateboarding instruction and programming as well as information on building and managing skateparks. You'll get all the tools you need to do everything from teaching fundamental skateboarding skills to designing and running a park to meet the needs of your community. In Skateboarding: Instruction, Programming, and Park Design, author Ben Wixon, an experienced skateboarder, instructor, and skatepark consultant and advocate, provides you with -a full curriculum with progressive lesson plans and practice strategies to help you teach skateboarding safely and correctly; -guidance through the planning and design process, including an overview of the pros and cons of various skatepark styles and construction types; -information on key management issues such as supervision, staffing, scheduling, and maintenance; and -strategies for managing risk through appropriate skateboarding instruction, supervision, and park maintenance. Proper instruction in skateboarding fundamentals is the first step in providing a safe experience for all participants. Skateboarding begins with a ready-to-use curriculum that can be implemented in a variety of settings, including schools, public parks, and camps. The step-by-step lesson plans make it easy to teach everything from basic techniques to intermediate and advanced skills. The lesson plans are educationally sound, meet NASPE standards, and can be used either in or out of a skatepark. The curriculum also includes practice strategies to help participants acquire new skills and perfect their techniques, and it even includes guidelines on safety and skatepark etiquette so students will learn that avoiding risk is an important part of skateboarding fun. The book's glossary makes technical jargon and skateboarding slang easy to understand for administrators and new instructors and gives them insight into the idiosyncrasies of skateboarding culture. Skateboarding also features thorough coverage of skatepark management and administration. Wixon offers expert advice on planning and designing a skatepark. He presents factors and questions to consider, information on the various types of skateparks so you can choose the one that best fits your needs, and help with budgeting for construction and maintenance costs. You will also find tools and resources to help you manage both new and existing facilities. Skateboarding covers the most essential management areas. You'll find recommendations on scheduling and programming, staffing and supervision guidelines, and instructions on establishing a maintenance routine. The book also contains helpful forms, including participation waivers and safety and maintenance checklists, and a list of recommended vendors to make it easy to order the equipment you need. Throughout the book you'll find tips for managing risk and promoting safety in the skatepark. Skateboarding is the perfect all-in-one resource for administrators, youth instructors, and physical educators. It offers all the information you'll need to design, supervise, and maintain a skatepark as well as create skateboarding programs for the youth in your community.

Skateboarding

Author : Fabrice Le Mao
ISBN : 275280010X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 33. 67 MB
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A book in the 'Sport' collection that sees skateboarding as a way of life, a way of being in the world. Skateboarding is a whole lot more than a sport.

Skateboarding History

Author : Michael Martin
ISBN : 0736861777
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 40. 45 MB
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Describes the history of skateboarding, discussing the major events and people of the sport.

Skateboarding

Author : Kara-Jane Lombard
ISBN : 9781317570479
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This book explores the cultural, social, spatial, and political dynamics of skateboarding, drawing on contributions from leading international experts across a range of disciplines, such as sociology and philosophy of sport, architecture, anthropology, ecology, cultural studies, sociology, geography, and other fields. Part I critiques the ethos of skateboarding, its cultures and scenes, global trajectory, and the meanings it holds. Part II critically examines skateboarding in terms of space and sites, and Part III explores shifts that have occurred in skateboarding’s history around mainstreaming, commercialization, professionalization, neoliberalization and creative cities.

The Business Of Skateboarding

Author : Jeffrey Knutson
ISBN : 9781435850514
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This book looks at some of the cottage industries that are spawned by skateboarding, including board design, skate magazine photographers, and pro skaters themselves.

Skateboarding

Author : Clive Gifford
ISBN : 9780237541552
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 24. 8 MB
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This exciting new series explores different sports, describing how and where you play them as well as the equipment and kit you'll need. In this book you can find out all about skateboarding and learn how to develop your skills as a skateboarder.

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