Southbank Skatepark is widely recognised as the birthplace of British skateboarding and has been home to skateboarders and graffiti artists for the past 40 years. In 2014 the area was in danger of extinction due to re-development of the area. Southbank was saved though by the efforts of The Long Live Southbank campaign which won the right to keep Southbank for skateboarding.
The plaza style park features a variety of blocks, a 7 stair set and banks. There is enough room for beginners to learn the basics but the park can be extremely busy at times.
Southbank is a must for all skaters, it has no set opening times and is undercover which makes it a perfect spot all year round.
Prices (per person)
1 hours lesson: £65
Additional 30 minutes: £15
Additional person: £20
- LESSON LEVELS
Beginner lessons help you to learn the basics of skateboarding. Things like how to stand on your board, push, turn and slow down. Then moving into basic tricks like popping the board up and catching it to hippy jumps and finger flips. You’ll be surprised how much you can learn and progress in just one lesson.
Intermediate sessions start taking you through the different stances on the board and the different styles of tricks. With a bit of guidance, good practice and helpful tips it wont be long until you have landed a stack of tricks.
Advanced coaching sessions gives you detailed feedback on tricks and techniques, with video analysis, helpful guidance and tips. These advanced sessions will help push you and your abilities in a safe and constructive way. The advanced sessions will work on your consistency of tricks and progress you towards the harder tricks in skateboarding. Lines of tricks can be filmed and put into a video part for progression and future sponsors.
We provide all equipment for beginners if needed free of charge.
If you would like to book a bigger group or a longer session time please contact us.
Q – What happens if there is bad weather?
A – Trick Tech needs at least 24 Hours notice before the start of the lesson to rearrange the lesson due to bad weather, otherwise the lesson will be charged in full due to the booking and costs of the instructor / coach. The lesson can still go ahead in bad weather but won’t be as much fun!
Q – How do I BOOK a lesson via the website?
A – If you want to BOOK a location we have mentioned in the website click on the link for that location and choose what you want from the booking window on that page. Click on the duration and price of the chosen lesson to go through to payment and booking details. You will receive a booking conformation email.
Q – How do I BOOK a unique location?
A – If you have a place in mind that you would like the lesson to take place at please contact us to arrange the lesson, booking and payment.
Q – I would like to BOOK more then 2 people onto a lesson?
A – If you want to BOOK more then 2 people onto a lesson please contact us to arrange the booking and payment.
Q – Do I have to wear pads and a helmet?
A – You have to wear a helmet and the pads are optional. It is strongly advised to wear all pads and Trick Tech recommends that you do.
Q – Is equipment supplied?
A – Yes all equipment can be supplied free of charge. That includes helmet, knee pads, elbow pads and wrist guards.
Q – Are instructors / coaches qualified?
A – All our instructors and coaches have been selected due to their professionalism, experience of instructing and coaching as well as their high level of skill and dedication to the sport. All the instructors and coaches have the relevant qualifications, first aid training and DBS checks.
Q – Do I need to be of a certain standard to do a lesson?
A – No you do not need any experience on a skateboard.
Q – Where do I meet my instructor?
A – You instructor / coach will meet you at the location you have booked or have agreed with Trick Tech. You instructor will be looking for you and if need be will call you on the supplied number at the time of booking.
BOOK NOW in a few easy steps
Choose from the booking window below:
- Date and available Time.
- Fill out customer details.
- Equipment needed.
- Payment is through Paypal, so either use your Paypal account or pay with your card. (You will then receive a booking confirmation email.)