Wondering about training for Balance?
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10-27-2012, 11:41 AM
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Mountain View, CA
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I was wondering if the vet's here knew of any specific types of off season training that would help train/improve my overall balance on the board?
Lately I've been trying some squats with an overturned Bosu Ball, I balance on the flat base in my general snowboarding stance while doing squats or holding a squat position while going heel-toe. Sometimes I even do this while switching a 10-15lb medicine ball from hand to hand.
Will have to wait & see if this helps any while on the board, but my balance seems to have improved some! (...at least I don't fall off the ball like I did at first!)
Is there anything else you would suggest I add to my workouts that would help with overall balance for boarding?
Doing everything on an unstable platform if really going to help.
These videos are what other snowboarders are doing.
The double bosu 180 and 360 show here is really good (the full video has a few more things)
Gretchen Bleiler Indo Board workout
Nate Holland Boardcross training
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