Originally Posted by Brigius
For bindings I have been eyeing the Technine Simon Chamberlain bindings. I don't know if they are something I am not ready to use.
They might be too soft for your purposes. Soft (jib) bindings allow you to tweak a lot and give you freedom of movement but as a beginner you want something more responsive. At least that's what I think. If you're already sold on a specific setup, just buy it and see how it works for you.