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jumping to 1 side, loosing balance and front tip catches into water

Postby roggema » Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:38 pm

Hello,

I'm having some issues with jumping right foot forwards but not left foot and can't seem to figure it out what I'm doing wrong :oops: :lol:
Jumping is OK, no rotation, jumping OK height (for me that is :) ). however during descending and landing, seems my body is pivoting (upper body going right side and feet going left side), and I'm landing with the tip of my board into the water.

Is it that I have to be more compact in the air(knees into chest)? should I land more downwind? Am I tipping over too much to the left side due to kite going too much to 11 or something and I'm then feeling the re-tip to the other side going down.

would love to hear your insights.

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Re: jumping to 1 side, loosing balance and front tip catches into water

Postby Herman » Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:26 pm

Just a wild stab.... Before you jump get your brain to identify which you want as your front hand, and perhaps more importantly in your case, your backfoot for landing and ride out. Seen similar nose catching happen in transition jumps where riders have not transferred balance and mindset ready to weight the new backfoot on landing. In your case your avionics may have a desire for a dominant landing foot that you need to overcome. Nose first landings are possible but...............


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