In the beginning----
Basic Snowboarding Skills
They are vital, crucial, the key, the answer, the question, the foundation and the reason that any incredible snowboarder becomes well, incredible. Follow the program and links below to learn to snowboard and to help you build and fine tune your foundational riding skills.
These drills and suggestions are great for beginner and novice riders, but can also be used by experts. I make all my high level riders work on these kind of basic drills early every season to check their skills base and isolate weakness in abilities that they can challenge themselves to work on. It is so, so important to put plently of energy and focused effort into always maintaining a riders basic skill development.
Click on links below to learn about the terminology
and discover great drills to develop your basic skills.
Basic Snowboarding Skills - Terminology
--Before you start working on these drills and excercises,
you must understand this brief glossary of Basic Snowboarding Terminology
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Snowboard Addiction Program
It has received amazing reviews and could be just what you or your student needs to get started on the right foot.
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