That's funny, because I read that the "dominant foot" should be in the rear because it's the one you need "strength" to slash the tail arround and pressure it and the lead foot is for "balance" and doesn't need that much strength.
It's all an opinion that depends on how one snowboards vs. another. And all these "tests" aren't always guaranteed to bring out the "natural direction". I've found the slide on floor to be one of the best indicators, as it actually simulates the motion rather than stepping, etc. But some ppl just don't have a natural direction. And some ppl do. Sometimes it's so strong that switch is nearly impossible unless you really really force yourself to get beaten up like crazy to learn.
I bet I can make up one like "which side to you turn your head when sleeping? left = regular, right = goofy" ...and it would prolly have a comparible success rate to the others. Maybe if you average out ALL tests on a noob, you skew the conclusion in one direction.
And the truth is that not every child grew up with splinterless hardwood floors and this might be the first time ever they try to "slide".
Last edited by rasmasyean; 12-16-2010 at 08:56 AM.