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Old 02-16-2012, 06:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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SO here's the deal I want to do a backflip more then any other trick. I feel I will be satisfied if I can do one.

Does anyone have any tips for someone who is now "backflip inclned" so to say to progress to being able to complete this trick.

I would like things that I can do in the off season to make it as comfortable as possible to try.

Should I just like jump on a trampoline and get extremely good at it on that first?
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Old 02-16-2012, 06:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You should feel comfortable doing it on a trampoline first, will ease things up alot!

Jump up and tuck your knees up to your chest!
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Old 02-16-2012, 03:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I disagree. I hate flipping on a trampoline because I always feel there isn't a large enough landing if I drift a little. I learned backflips off the hips of landings. They're so easy. Just do them on a snowy or warm day when the snow's soft. Once you do 10 of them you'll be landing them no prob. I still havent taken them to jumps but off the side hits they're pretty fun.
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1) Trampoline without snowboard (this will will be the hardest step)
2) Trampoline with snowboard
3) Try and find a resort with an airbag and bring it to the hill
4) Huck it off a real jump
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although at my age I would never attempt a backflip anymore, if I did, I would train at an indoor woodward type facility first, then try it on an airbag (or a powder day with at least 6in fresh snow)
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Well, depends. Do you mean an actual backflip or what people think is a backflip.
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Well, depends. Do you mean an actual backflip or what people think is a backflip.
I'm assuming he's talking about like a rodeo flip.
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Well then it's pretty easy as long as you have backflipped on a trampoline before. I'm talking without a board though. Just make sure to lead with your head and not your shoulders. If you do then you'll start to twist. Also try to make sure your board leaves even off the jump too. It'll keep you from spinning too.
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Old 02-18-2012, 01:43 AM   #9 (permalink)
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i would start with learning gainers off of a diving board at a pool. gets you used to moving forward and then flipping backwards. i found it much more helpful than learning backflips on a trampoline.
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I learned on an airbag first, then realized how easy it is and can do it off of most jumps now but i don't like doing it on icy days. When going off of the jump wind your arms back and as you hit the lip pop off with your heel edge and swing your head back and tuck your knees when you get upside down. Then you should beable to spot and land it.
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