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Originally Posted by fhendo190 View Post
That's all really helpful advice cheers. You have lessons? I'm pretty alright getting down the hill without falls and linking turns. However I'm pretty sure i throw my back leg, particularly for a toeside turn. This feels particularly obvious when on a steep slope/patch when trying to keep speed down.

Can I ask... When turning, and you say about initiating with the front foot, should I be using torsion on the board by say twisting the front foot heelside to turn heelside?
No, I never took lessons. I just learned it on my own, and reading this forum (search Snowolf's post, who always has good information to share, he's an instructor).

As for turning, yes. There are a few ways to turn. One is to apply pressure to the board with your toe or heel. That will engage the sidecut and turn. There are other ways to turn but I'll leave those technicals to the more experienced teachers here.
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