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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-06-2013, 10:31 AM
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Posted By rasmasyean
The way I understand how "most" directional board...

The way I understand how "most" directional board are supposed to work is as follows. The tip is longer and more flexy so that when you're going fast, it will absorb the bumps furthur ahead of your...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-05-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By rasmasyean
I would say this depends on your progression. ...

I would say this depends on your progression.

While you're learning, the sidecut shape does not matter as much because you're not going to be carving a whole lot of your riding...at least not to...
Forum: Boards   02-01-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By rasmasyean
I'd go with a magnetraction model. I wouldn't...

I'd go with a magnetraction model. I wouldn't worry about the speed that much unless you're racing. It's reasonable to assume that the serated edge will increase the friction by a tiny amount, but...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-01-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By rasmasyean
Personally, I've found counter-rotating off a box...

Personally, I've found counter-rotating off a box 180 easier than boardslides, which I have not really been able to do successfully because I fell too hard on them and don't really want to do it...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-01-2013, 10:52 PM
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Posted By rasmasyean
This is just my opinion, but I think a press...

This is just my opinion, but I think a press would be more of an easy progression than a boardslide. Because you're only shifting your weight vs. trying to keep the board flat and shiftying.

You...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-01-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By rasmasyean
The base bevel determines how quickly your skis...

The base bevel determines how quickly your skis will "hook up" and turn. With a shallower bevel like the .5 degree your skis will tend to be more grabby and as you tilt your ski up on edge it will...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-26-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By rasmasyean
That's a friend of mine actually. And it's a...

That's a friend of mine actually. And it's a little kid, if you can't tell.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-26-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,502
Posted By rasmasyean
OP "I've been trying to do spins lately, and...

OP
"I've been trying to do spins lately, and things havent been going well. I know how to do them, I just can't. I seem to freeze up while in the air, or can't finish the turn. This happens a lot...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-24-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By rasmasyean
I just notices that the 3rd post in this thread...

I just notices that the 3rd post in this thread has a COUNTER-ROTATION 180 video that describes it. Unfortunately, no one including me noticed it was there.

And I thought the OP asked about...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-24-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By rasmasyean
If you have a 0 degree base bevel, an edge...

If you have a 0 degree base bevel, an edge angulation of 1 degree is achieved by a 1 degree tilt.

If you have a 1 degree base bevel, an edge angulation of 1 degree is achieved by a 2 degree tilt....
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By rasmasyean
OK, you win, Snowolf standards dictates what...

OK, you win, Snowolf standards dictates what "looks and feels better that way".

And OK, I haven't updated my terms/techniques/lingo/principles since that 2 year old Sierra video that's...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 24,553
Posted By rasmasyean
You're the one that says being on edge is faster...

You're the one that says being on edge is faster than flat base. So naturally, if you have a base bevel, the same minor edging will result in MORE tilt, resulting in less "base" touching the snow! ...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 24,553
Posted By rasmasyean
Regarding that, this is also another reason to...

Regarding that, this is also another reason to bevel the base edge during racing. Because it will "lift" the base off the snow more giving you less friction during carves.

The reason why...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,502
Posted By rasmasyean
Just forget it. I've come to the conclusion that...

Just forget it. I've come to the conclusion that some ppl are just so stuck up about thier own "manuals and terminology" that they can't accept any other way of decribing the sport...or performing...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,502
Posted By rasmasyean
No, that's correcting an under-winded 180...

No, that's correcting an under-winded 180 initiated by rotation...using last-second counter-rotation. bleh. :dizzy:

Here, you know when you walk? You use counter-rotation to a smaller degree. ...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,502
Posted By rasmasyean
Whatever you say. I've "released my twist" on...

Whatever you say. I've "released my twist" on both flatground, box, AND jump to do a 180 before so it works for me and that's all I have to say! :yahoo:
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,502
Posted By rasmasyean
hktrdr is talking about me having an argument...

hktrdr is talking about me having an argument with ppl about using "counter-rotation" in mogul runs...like 2 years ago!!! :laugh:

Some ppl were saying you have to use "CASI" or whatever...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 24,553
Posted By rasmasyean
Everyone has their opinions on edge beveling, but...

Everyone has their opinions on edge beveling, but here's some world cup recomendations.

Edge bevel tips for ski and snowboard (http://www.tognar.com/bevel_edge_tips_file_bevel_ski_snowboard.html)...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-20-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,502
Posted By rasmasyean
It sounds like you're not entering the aerial...

It sounds like you're not entering the aerial with enough spin. The 2 basic ways to 180 is via rotation and via counter-rotation. You body in the air can't spin by itself. So it needs help.
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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-20-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,456
Posted By rasmasyean
I think as you go faster however, directional is...

I think as you go faster however, directional is more noticable. You can feel the performance characteristics come into play. I think one of the effects of a longer nose is that it will dampen the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By rasmasyean
From your description, I would imagine "hard...

From your description, I would imagine "hard carving" would not be that big of a challenge, unless you're gonna get an alpine board setup and do those euro things. I would suggest you look up...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,456
Posted By rasmasyean
Well for what it's worth, I did progress a lot...

Well for what it's worth, I did progress a lot faster than most of my friends even though some of them do summer sports and work out regularly while I didn't. Most of my friends can't actually do the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,456
Posted By rasmasyean
I don't recall having this argument. That was...

I don't recall having this argument. That was someone else. And I said second.

But, well yeah, that's why I said falling 20% of the trail. Because when you fall, you slide until you can't...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,456
Posted By rasmasyean
I didn't do "falling leaf" on the Double Blacks...

I didn't do "falling leaf" on the Double Blacks and called that riding. I did linked turns. I'm not saying I bombed it, as you can see in the original that I said I fell like 20% of the way. I...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-17-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,754
Posted By rasmasyean
Without understanding what's the real cause of...

Without understanding what's the real cause of "board sticking on the box", there is a solution that might work, but would require some pre-training. That is to to a tail-press on the box reducing...
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