Recently, Amber has started teaching skateboarding in Sulaymaniyah, a city in Kurdish Iraq. The classes will continue every day from 4pm – 8pm local time, until the 27th of June. […]
Building confidence is the key to teaching anything and tangible success is a vital part of that. We’ve learnt a trick or two (pun intended) to keep kids motivated when learning to skateboard from scratch.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Palestine? I bet it’s something to do with negotiations, occupation, and conflict. But have you also heard about hospitality, olive oil, and kanafeh? About being grateful for everything, while you have nothing? Palestine is far more than the things you see and hear from media outlets. Below is a compiled A-Z to expand your knowledge of Palestine.
The English level of the kids here in Palestine is truly astounding, but as with all skate communities, there are some phrases and terms that are unique to these communities. Teaching kids skateboarding 5 days a week, there are a few things we’ve become very used to hearing.