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post #9 of (permalink) Old 01-19-2014, 02:11 PM
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Oh if you've only had 10 days you're doing great and I wouldn't worry so much about dynamic turning just yet. Just focus on getting your comfort up with basic turning and edge control and getting started with bending and using your knees during turns.

Dynamic turning techniques tend to come in a little later, once you're more comfortable with edge control and have gotten more used to using your knees while keeping your whole body lined up properly during turns (shoulders, hips, knees, ankles etc).

Right now you're likely in the middle of that pain in the butt phase that every beginner goes through where their instructor will say "bend your knees!" and you'll say "wtf, but I thought I was bending my knees!" while he responds "bend them more!"

Ah... good memories.

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