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Old 01-22-2012, 07:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Straight away, needs more knee bend throughout. Limit what he jumps 'till then. I watched the ski patrol spend 1/2 hr stabilizing a 12-13 yr old kid who wrecked on a jump this weekend. Of course you hate to see anyone injured, but it really puts a lump in your stomach to see a young kid get hurt.
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Old 01-22-2012, 10:58 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Flapping his arms like that could cause him to lose control on a faster, larger jump.
I thought that was what you did to get higher...
And hold an edge a bit longer to control balance and avoid slipping out. (he opened a bit at the top of the kicker)

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Old 01-23-2012, 04:10 AM   #13 (permalink)
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My local hill recently got it's jumps built. I have seen a lot of that style of jump. Mostly from people with rental boards. Have him practice hopping while just normal riding. Have him hop/pop, pull his knees up, extend to put the board back on the snow, and then deeply bend his legs to absorb the landing. Tell him each part should be exaggerated a lot. Get him to do that about 100 times. That sequence needs to be automatic when jumping.
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:29 AM   #14 (permalink)
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tell him to try to do an indy, it will probably correct some of his technique by making him hit the jump a little more "loose."

jumping was kinda weird for me, once i started doing grabs, the motions all started making way more sense.
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:31 AM   #15 (permalink)
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it doesn't really need to be stated again, but his knees didn't bend the entire way through the ATML. His stance needs to be more aggressive (and as wolf pointed out his upper body needs to not be open or it will cause unwanted rotation), and get get a little pop off the end of the jump and suck up his legs a bit. Also he came down at the landing completely flat, so his tail touched down and he just washed out and collapsed. He needs to be ready to land and lean his body forward to balance on the degree of the landing so he does not land with just the tip of the tail.
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