First thing you need to know is the User Interface
Bra Productions can cover basically all the necessary stuff
I know a good amount of stuff in Sony Vegas
I am actually making a skating montage soon from clips my friend sent me that we filmed this weekend.
You should get used to the UI, know how to change font / edit the text etc;
Learn to NEVER use default Video FX, they're stupid. Even transitions besdies the Flash, all transitions and video effects that are presets = you are noob