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post #6 of (permalink) Old 04-22-2010, 11:46 PM Thread Starter
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Exactly!!! That's my problem. It seems I try to use my back hand to keep balance. Now I know it's inefficient for turning and looks awful. Thanks so much!

Originally Posted by Officer Shred View Post
Just looking at your video again...

You are also counter-rotated, which means your upper body is working against what your snowboard is trying to do. Your upper body is open and your back hand is trailing out infront of you, especially towards the end of your toeside turns. Stay aligned over your snowboard throughout the turn. Keep your core strong!! Make sure your back hand is behind your bum, not reaching out infront of your body.

This image will help you see the difference:

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