standing up

January 29, 2009

When you find yourself on the ground (which will be often), and are having trouble standing up, check these videos out.

How to stand (Heel side) | Expert Village
How to stand (Toe side) | Expert Village


omg i’m going too fast! (how to stop)

January 23, 2009

Ahh, so you found yourself able to get off a lift, strap into your board, and now you’re heading down a slope. Suddenly you realize you don’t know how to stop. Well here are some instructions for you so you don’t have to fall in order to slow down.

Stop on a Snowboard with your heel side | eHow
Stop on a Snowboard with your toe side | eHow

Personal tip: Focus on your heel side stop first. It is usually considered the easiest one to master. Once you have the heel side stop locked down, focus on your toe side.


turns!

January 23, 2009

Turning on a snowboard is alot easier than some may think. Check out the following links for both heel side and toe side turning.

Heel Side Turns | eHow
Toe Side Turns | eHow


the silent menace: the chair lift

January 23, 2009

Ahh, most beginner snowboarders will at some point utter these words “i cant get off the lift!” Well here is a quick video to help with getting on and off a chair lift without looking like the fool.

Getting Into Lift Chair in Snowboarding | eHow

Personal tip: Get a stomp pad! One with a lot of grip to it preferably. It will help a lot with beginners.


how to fall while snowboarding

January 23, 2009

Everyone falls. Simple as that. The trick is not getting injured. So do us all a favor and watch the below video on the dangers of improper fall technique.

How to Fall on a Snowboard | Expert Village Videos

Personal tip: Use wrist guards! Wrist injuries are the most common injury to snowboarders.