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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-20-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By jlm1976
Good info in this article : ...

Good info in this article :
https://www.fatherly.com/teach-your-kid-how-to-snowboar-1073238405.html
If you do a web search for "terrain based learning" you should find some more info.
You don't...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-05-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,030
Posted By jlm1976
For the OP

Article by hardboot snowboarders on the physics of a carved turn:

Bomber Online (http://www.bomberonline.com/resources/Techarticles/physics.html)

For those that enjoy geeking out, enjoy.
For...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-26-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,752
Posted By jlm1976
The intent of that drill is to isolate the pivot...

The intent of that drill is to isolate the pivot move and keep a quiet upper body. Most riders pivot around the front foot instead of from a point between the bindings as shown in the video. For a...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-26-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,752
Posted By jlm1976
Excellent post stillz! As stillz pointed out,...

Excellent post stillz! As stillz pointed out, it's really important to remember that those video demonstrations aren't "how you are supposed to ride" but think of them more as presets on the radio....
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-24-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By jlm1976
Tucking your back knee is outdating for alpine...

Tucking your back knee is outdating for alpine carving as well. Most people on modern alpine boards widen their stance and keep the knees apart(which is why modern bindings have toe and heel lift)....
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-31-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,819
Posted By jlm1976
While that is a good video to watch what the...

While that is a good video to watch what the board is doing, he rides with legs way too long most of the time. If you watch his heelsides, his legs are almost always locked out when doing the quick...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-31-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By jlm1976
People on this forum and instructors in general...

People on this forum and instructors in general get too caught up in jargon. It's makes you sound smarter and all that but at the end of the day it's easier to just say what someone needs to do...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,318
Posted By jlm1976
Sorry, I have no idea what it's called. I never...

Sorry, I have no idea what it's called. I never really worry about that cause I'm too focused on doing it.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,318
Posted By jlm1976
Dave, The hard part for me was chaning the...

Dave,
The hard part for me was chaning the timing of your rotation. You need to start rotating your shoulders before your in the air so that when the board leaves the ground it won't start floating...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   10-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,700
Posted By jlm1976
Have you looked for a mountain near you that is...

Have you looked for a mountain near you that is part of the Burton Riglet Program? This is probably the best route for your son to learn to ride. The biggest issues with kids that little is that the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By jlm1976
I mean to move the into the turn like my avatar...

I mean to move the into the turn like my avatar pic. That is where the power comes from.
Don't worry about rotating the hips into the turn until your toeside carves are pretty solid. I think of...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-26-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By jlm1976
For toeside, initiating the edge change with you...

For toeside, initiating the edge change with you ankles, then drive the knees into the snow while staying compressed, then finally driving the hips to the inside of the turn. The do the opposite to...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By jlm1976
If you have only been riding for 10days, I would...

If you have only been riding for 10days, I would focus on keeping you upper body quiet and making everything happen from the hips down. Keep your shoulders in line with the board and make your turns...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-17-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,485
Posted By jlm1976
I used to love getting turboleafers as students....

I used to love getting turboleafers as students. In 2-3 runs I could get them making solid linked turns. They already have great balance and board control and it's just a matter of getting them comfy...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By jlm1976
Chatter is due to mismanaged edge pressure. It...

Chatter is due to mismanaged edge pressure. It usually raises it head when the board is across the fall line in the bottom half of a turn on a steeper trail, where edge pressure can build quickly for...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-14-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,051
Posted By jlm1976
That is a flatter trail, I wasn't posting it to...

That is a flatter trail, I wasn't posting it to show off the terrain.
I don't have any pics on steep terrain.

Luckily, if the edge does give out, you butt isn't very far off the snow!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-14-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,051
Posted By jlm1976
Note the hips are level or slightly below the...

Note the hips are level or slightly below the knees...
http://www.snowboardingforum.com/members/jlm1976-albums-riding-picture2417-img-4443.jpg...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-14-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,051
Posted By jlm1976
For what it's worth, in my profile pic I am...

For what it's worth, in my profile pic I am riding a duck stance(15,-12) a salomon special(was similar to a burton custom). I have a few of me in a deep heelside carve that I can try and post later...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-30-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By jlm1976
Coaching vs. Taking a lesson

In the thread about advanced riders taking a lesson, it was mentioned that advanced riders get coached and lower level riders take lessons. I was just curious what people's thoughts are on the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-19-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,648
Posted By jlm1976
Check out the book "into the yikes zone" by...

Check out the book "into the yikes zone" by Murmur Blakeslee. She is a professional ski instructor who specializes in dealing with fear. It's an amazing read and required in my opinion for anyone...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-19-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,265
Posted By jlm1976
Couple of things : Fully laid out turns will...

Couple of things :
Fully laid out turns will be the tightest carves your board can make because you are maxing out your edge angle. If you are doing them well, your board will be nearly verticle...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-19-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,648
Posted By jlm1976
The key to this statement is "with the right...

The key to this statement is "with the right coaching". Knowing how to manage, mitigate and control fear is the heart of teaching/coaching snowsports. It's what we do whether it's a brand new rider...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-13-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,921
Posted By jlm1976
For beginning turns, either method works and alot...

For beginning turns, either method works and alot of it comes down to the student you are teaching and the terrain you have to work with. At my mountain, the beginner terrain is fairly steep for a...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-12-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,921
Posted By jlm1976
Staying centered all the time isn't really any...

Staying centered all the time isn't really any better than staying forward all the time. The advantage of having them move their weight forward, in addition to the reasons wrath mentioned, is helps...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-10-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,265
Posted By jlm1976
How is this old school technique? A flexed lower...

How is this old school technique? A flexed lower body and good alignment is pretty current. Doesn't AASI promote those as hallmarks of solid riding?

To the OP, I would keep your shoulders and...
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