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post #21 of (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by SGoldwin View Post
Great video! But I spot a difference compared to previous explenations:
- In the video from weight over front leg he slided the board forward in a quick movement to get his weight over back leg.
- As I read/understood suggestion is from weight over front leg to move upper body quickly to weight over back leg.
The end result is the same - weight over back leg. But the transition is different - at least as described. I havn't tried it yet. Since I am not that good at ollie it will be interesting to see if this can improve my ollies.
They're not inconsistent. Sliding the board forward is kind of a natural consequence of quickly shifting your weight back. I've never thought of specifically focusing on the sliding forward thing, but it's the same movement either way.
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