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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-26-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,772
Posted By MTC
How do you guy actually learn any new skills, are...

How do you guy actually learn any new skills, are you just seeing and doing without really understanding the mechanics of it all?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,772
Posted By MTC
Instructor/Coach Supervision???

Are these air bags just put out for anyone to try out or is the use supervised by proper qualified coaches/instructors who provide coaching advice?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-13-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By MTC
I've decided to visit our nearest fridge (50...

I've decided to visit our nearest fridge (50 shocking miles away!!!) and make an arse of myself learning to board so I can have a better understanding of it first-hand. I know I'll love it as I used...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-13-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By MTC
Had a look on ebay, not sure which size board to...

Had a look on ebay, not sure which size board to go for, are all bindings universal so they fit any make/type/size boots?

Also wondering if you need a heavy duty board if your on the heavy side?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-12-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By MTC
Thanks for the info and advice, its given me a...

Thanks for the info and advice, its given me a lot to think about.

I went out on the trampoline today to simulate double, triple and quadruple twists both left and right with fixed legs to see how...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-12-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By MTC
Technical Form - Skills

When doing somi or twist rotations is there different scores for body shape and grabs, is it preferable to grab the board, therefore have a tucked up body or would you get more points for performing...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-12-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,270
Posted By MTC
Not defensive, just havin a laugh, sat here...

Not defensive, just havin a laugh, sat here chuckling away to all the replies especially ladies doing push ups on their knees :D
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,270
Posted By MTC
I know, there's no denying that men are stronger...

I know, there's no denying that men are stronger and more macho than girls. I would not want to have it any other way.

Please feel free to post photo's of fit men or Jeeps demonstrating their...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,270
Posted By MTC
'for a girl!' Love the little chauvinistic digs...

'for a girl!' Love the little chauvinistic digs the men unwittingly pop into their posts (know what your getting at though)

I wish I'd had the cash and the snow to snowboard 20 years back when I...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,114
Posted By MTC
Just visited the website, it looks so cool! I...

Just visited the website, it looks so cool! I wanna go now. I don't think we have anything like this in the UK, but I'll be on the phone first thing in the morning to fin out. I'll also contact...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,114
Posted By MTC
Just checking out if its beneficial enough to...

Just checking out if its beneficial enough to snowboarders before deciding if its worth taking it any further and consider offering something regular.

Did you cover biomechanics on your...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,114
Posted By MTC
A round one may do the trick for simple stuff,...

A round one may do the trick for simple stuff, the bigger you can get the better as you'll at least have the room to practice moving forward while twisting rather than staying on the spot.

Problem...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,114
Posted By MTC
Cool. Don't go for anything round, the...

Cool.

Don't go for anything round, the performance will not be good enough to get any real air time. A very large rectangular tramp with 10.5 inch springs will give you a good bounce and plenty...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,114
Posted By MTC
Did you get any instructions with the tramp board?

Did you get any instructions with the tramp board?
Forum: Boards   01-11-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,523
Posted By MTC
I'd heard somewhere that your weight makes a...

I'd heard somewhere that your weight makes a difference to the type of board you buy, is that right?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,114
Posted By MTC
Trampoline Snowboarding

Being a trampolinist and coach I get numerous enquiries from extreme sports guys wanting to practice their skills and learn some new one's using the trampolines. I note you can now buy special...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,270
Posted By MTC
Male -v- Female Tricks

After a stint of watching winter X games the other day, I notice there is a massive gap in the difficulty and type of skills being performed by the males and females in snowboarding.

While the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By MTC
Learning new big air tricks in super pipe

Hi Folks,

I'm not a snowboarder myself, no snow in the UK (boooooohooooo!) just very intereted in it and the biomechanics of it all.

I was watching winter X games on the box last week and saw...
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