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It took me about one or two months to learn the kickflip. The hardest part is learning how to land it. It only took about 12 days to learn to heelflip after learning to kickflip, because the hardest part about both of them is just learning how to land the trick (Once you are comfortable with spinning the board all the way over, concentrate on lifting your back foot up.) You land them about the same way, you spin the board, lift up your legs, let it spin, and land it. It doesn't take very long to learn how to flip the board, so all I had to was learn to spin the board with a heelflip. It doesn't really matter which one you learn first, they are very similar. I think you should learn the kickflip first, but that's just because to me kickflips are easier to do. I think they are easier to spin. The hardest part is just learning to land it, once you can land one of the tricks, you've basically just learned both of them. You just have to learn how to spin the other one. Make sure when you try to spin a heelflip, that you are dragging your foot up, and flicking it off at the concave. When you are trying to spin a kickflip, make sure you are flicking off the concave also and that you are flicking out and not down. If you flick down you will slam the board into the ground. Make sure and don't flick too hard when doing a kickflip. This will cause your board to shoot out away from you. You just want to go out a few inches past the concave, and do it lightly. If you have any other problems just let me know and I'll see if I can help you! :)

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