How To Turn While Gliding On Snowboard
Learning how to turn while gliding on a snowboard is a basic operation that all riders should know. Turning on a snowboard is important for obvious reasons. Learning how to turn while gliding on a snowboard should be the third elementary concept one should learn. Turning on a snowboard is easy enough and learning will be e breeze. There are other things you need to understand or at least have down before you learn to turn on a snowboard. This article will explain the basic concept of turning while gliding on a snowboard and the mechanics behind it. Understand the basic concept of snowboarding and the protective gear you should be wearing. Another important concept is that of maintaining your balance. Balance is key to successful snowboarding and turning.
- Strap into your bindings and ensure they are secure. Start down the bunny hill in a glide. With your lead foot, apply pressure in the direction you want to turn. The pressure should be gentle.
- At the same time, lean your body in the same direction. The pressure from the foot (in the bindings) and the body lean will take you in that direction. Remember, the slower you are going, the slower and wider the turn. Speed makes for tighter turns with the proper technique.
- This article assumes that you are learning to turn while gliding on a snowboard, would put you on a bunny slope for yours and others protection.