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Snowboard Coach Update, Issue #001 -- 2013-2014 Season Prep
November 20, 2015
Are you excited for the snowboarding season ahead?

Hi there,

Thanks for signing up for Snowboard Coach Update. I am writing to share some info with you that might help you be ready for the winter. As a hopeful competitor, fan or parent of a rider it can be hard to know what to do at this point. I want to suggest a few actions to take.

Each colored link will take you to the page on where you can explore the subject.

The Checklist would be something like this-

1- Get into shape with both Dryland Training and Cross Training activities to be ready and strong for winter. For books some good books on training try Strength Training and Flexibility Training.

2- Check out the newly updated Best Boards of 15-16 page to browse the new hotness. Also, be sure you have the gear you need for getting after it on the hill this winter. Find Snowboards or Accessories you need for your kit.

3- Start thinking about taking control of your mental training and start positioning your frame of mind for success on and off the hill.

4- Look into Competition Schedule in your area. Find info on upcoming competitions that you may be able to attend. Browse events across your state, country or world on the Orgs and Events page. You will find info on Regional USASA events, National USSA events and Ticket to Ride events world wide.

5- If you are beginning to ride at a competitive level and need support from sponsors, put time into creating and building relationships with people and companies in your quest to gain Snowboarding Sponsorship.


Start to make a plan. How and when will you work out and cross train. Where are you going to ride. Do you need a pass? How will you get there and who will you ride with. Start seeing it all in your minds eye. Are there events you want to try and attend? Have you done all you can at this point to try and attain sponsorship support?

Have A Great Winter

On a final note,

Enjoy some snowboarding history to get you fired up on my Snowboarding History Page or study more about specific styles of riding and the riders that influence the sport on the Styles and Characters page.

Live Love Learn and Laugh it up. Sliding around on snow can be an incredible lifestyle choice, Complete with fun, friends, adrenaline rushes and beautiful winter mornings on the mountain. Enjoy the ride and never give up.

Have a great day,

Spencer Tamblyn

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