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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 01-27-2014, 07:17 PM Thread Starter
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VIDEO - critics welcome. Pain in quad when riding.

Hello Forumgoers, as mentioned in my previous post i am getting quite a bit of discomfort in my leading leg when riding. So as advised here is 3mins of me riding today in Whistler. The conditions were a bit icy and i choose only videos of me at my worst so that any issues i do have are pronounced and easier to see.

Like i said in my previous post i have been riding for many years but mainly on holidays i.e. a couple of weeks every year. I did do 4 months in Fernie however so i would say i have a lot of days on snow. Please be gentle in this respect as snowboarding is a confidence game and i don't want mine completely ripped to shreds.

I did 3 days of lessons when i was a beginner and another day to learn carving (which i don't display in the videos as i feel quite happy with that element of my riding). I have certain issues with the way i ride but so as not to influence you before you've seen it i will not divulge these in any detail.

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6ft2, 185lbs, 23.5" stance at 12-12 riding a 160 Arbor Blacklist (reverse camber). I learnt on positive camber and rode that until this board, which i acquired a few weeks ago. K2 Maysis US12 and Rome 390 Boss bindings.

Go on, let rip but be constructive please

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Your video is private bro!

Make it unlisted.
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Thanks a lot now unlisted.
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Still not working on the link you posted
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Summary of video: Still private....
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worked when clicked on link but I could embed it...

idk about your quad ache...but you looked smooth and efficient...yet too static...ur kind of just rolling your knees/ankles from edge to edge. imo...not an instructor, get up and down more, move more fore/aft along the board, really get on the nose and rail the turns....get more dynamic. One thing that has helped my legs is to use neoprene compression sleeves on my calves...have a lot better endurance.


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ur also moving your body back and forth over the board. Try to keep the nose and the leading shoulder in the fall line and start moving the board under your body...cross-under turns...get looowww, suck up your knees and snap the board from edge to edge under you.


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Really solid riding. Your upper body is quiet and is aligned with the board, so your balance was stable. Your turns are smooth and have good shape. It is well developed basic riding, but you only use a small range of motion. Get more dynamic! I think you could get a lot more performance from your board by experimenting with larger ranges of motion.

In the video, your knees and ankles seem to always be bent the same amount, and your upper body is very stable, even stiff. Try flexing and extending your legs through different parts of your turn. Play around with the timing, intensity, and duration. Also, really exaggerate the movements when initially practicing at slower speeds. Then dial them back a little and find where they fit in your turning rhythm.

You can incorporate other dynamic movements into your riding the same way. Experiment with shifting your weight forward and back along the board, or what you can do with some well timed rotational movements of the upper body. Then go hit some bump fields. Bumps are a great tool for developing dynamic movements. Actually, they absolutely force you to. Have fun, keep shredding!
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Firstly apologies for the video error and thanks for embedding it in the post, very helpful indeed.

Stillz and Wrath thanks a lot for your feedback which judging by the consistency in your points seems to be very accurate and definitely something i will try. As i said, this is me not at my most confident so maybe i am a little more dynamic when i am confident but of course this means i need to make sure i am always dynamic. I only wish there was some easy way to be more dynamic. I find it very difficult to remain dynamic without also either thinking or actually bending over at the waist, any tips or vids you know of that might aide this development?

Thanks so much for the feedback and keep it coming, it is really very helpful and you're basically saving my season with this advice Oh and thanks for the kind words as well, was generous of you to keep my confidence up
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