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|01-07-2014 10:35 PM|
dont know why, flat ground 180 and transitions on and off rails i like frontside,
for 3s i like backside
|01-07-2014 01:16 PM|
Originally Posted by Jed View Post
|01-07-2014 12:50 PM|
Backside for me, but my frontside is almost the same for spins under 7s. For most people it's just whichever spin they got comfortable with first that becomes their 'natural' spin direction.
I learnt bs 180s first and so that's what I got comfortable with first and it just carried on as I progressed.
You can always make it more even if you force yourself to practice your less comfortable direction, but from what I've seen very few people ever work on their other direction enough to make it feel as natural as their first spin direction (although they really should).
|01-07-2014 12:31 PM|
whichever direction you prefer, don't neglect the other one, that's were the challenge lies
the jump, or lip, usually suggest which direction to spin for me (no park)
|01-07-2014 12:26 PM|
Originally Posted by sheepstealer View Post
|01-07-2014 11:09 AM|
Originally Posted by ShredLife View Post
Spinning frontside is way easier for me, so I think its just a thing of preference. I can almost spin 720 frontside but still have trouble with my backside 3's. That initial blind spin going BS freaks me out.
PS...I find that my BS 360 always land me tail-heavy. Should I just be shifting my weight to be more centered on the board? Almost "lean in" to the jump before popping off my toes?
|01-07-2014 10:16 AM|
|ShredLife||my favorite fuckaround tricks are bs 180s and fs 360s... i guess i like blind landings... i usually look back uphill as i land.|
|01-07-2014 10:06 AM|
Originally Posted by Jibfreak View Post
|01-07-2014 09:47 AM|
|Rasse||Frontside off-toes depends on how much I try to spin, Bs 5 is way easier than a Fs 5 for me but a 360 is easier frontside than backside I like to do basic Fs spins off-toes because you get a bit more challenge and a bigger pop.|
|01-06-2014 06:25 PM|
|Mystery2many||BS for me too. I just feel more control and power off my toe edge. Only FS I like to do is 180s usually involving some sort of press or butter to make it a little more stylish.|
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