3 Tips for Snowboarding Switch – Tutorial Video
3 Tips to make snowboarding switch a lot easier. The most important snowboarding skill for learning tricks and improving is to start riding switch.
The first tip is to find some very mellow terrain to first try snowboarding switch on. Switch is going to feel like you’re learning to turn for the first time. So go back to the run where you first learned to turn your snowboard and practice switch there.
The second tip is to focus on letting your snowboard run straight with your new front foot. You already have the skills to heel and toe stop so the only new skill you are learning in switch is riding straight with your new front foot. As you let your board run straight, make sure to keep a bit more weight on your new front foot and point straight downhill with your new front hand. Turning to your heels and toes will come naturally.
The third tip is to practice snowboarding switch on every run. When I’m out riding I spend at least a quarter of my day riding switch. The more you practice the better you’ll be at switch and the soon you’ll start learning tricks.
So go out and try to snowboarding switch and let me know how it goes. Did you start you start to turn switch straight away? Have you landed any tricks switch tricks yet? If you have any other questions about switch you can leave them in the comment box. Check out the Facebook page for live updates and photos, and subscribe to see upcoming trick videos!