Manaaki Skate Program
What does the program involve?
What does the program involve?
6 Coaching Modules (One Released Per Week)
Monthly Coaching Calls For A Year
Access To Private Manaaki Skate Facebook Group
Special Invites To Online & In-Person Skate Events
Module One: Feel Safe & Stable On Your Board
Learn how the right equipment will set you up for success
Understand the steps you need to take to feel balanced on your board
Step by step guide to skateboarding along a flat area in a safe way.
Module Two: Setting Skateboarding Journey Goals & Intentions
Learn how to set goals and intentions that suit you
Creating a skate reflection journal
Understand the positive impacts of writing things down
Creating accountability with other wāhine
Module Three: Flowing and Turning On Your Skateboard
Step by step guide to make turns on your skateboard
The importance of flow and being in tune with your board
Learn how to foot brake
How to skateboard within your limits and keep it fun
Module Four: Positive Affirmations & Connecting with Your Breath
The power of positive affirmations
Understanding common limiting beliefs and how to overcome them
Learning how to use belly breathing to let in the good vibes.
Module Five: Building Confidence Skating From A-B
Learn tips for going down slopes
Learn two ways to go over cracks, bumps & rough road
-Skateboard from A-B, Cruising Tour
Module Six: Connecting with yourself, others and the environment
Reflection Session on the positive impacts of learning to skateboard
Understanding the importance of community and support to keep consistent
Simple ways you can be a role model for yourself and other wāhine
Using karakia (prayer) to connect
Are you ready to make your skateboarding dreams a reality but you don't want to do it ALONE or you just don't know where to start?
Come learn with a supportive crew where I will teach you everything I know and have implemented skateboarding into my own everyday life to become a confident female skateboarder and ultimately have a more joyful and fun-filled life.
Nowadays skateboarding can be anything you would like it to be. For most women, we are not looking to injure ourselves, we are looking to have a bit more fun and to feel empowered through skateboarding.
Cruiser/ Longboard Skateboarding which is taught in this program is a great option for this and is very low risk.
This course supports women starting their skateboarding journey to feel CONFIDENT & full of FREEDOM cruising on a skateboard?
At the end of the 6 Week Program you will feel empowered to live life to the full as a female skateboarder, be connected to a like-minded crew and experience a deeper appreciation for being in flow with your skateboard.
Skateboarding fundamentals skills are taught to make you feel confident in your technique, so you know you are on the right path. We teach a system to help you stay consistent on your journey, bringing more fun and joy to your life. As well as simple but effective practises to ensure self doubt and limiting beliefs don't hinder your success.
Being Maori, Gina has based this course around Manaakitanga, the act of taking care or looking after. Learning to skateboard as a woman is a form of self love, its a time for you to learn something new and build upon a creative outlet to help you feel in flow with life.