Here is where the tramp work is done. A tramp is the best tool but you may be able to do some of this off of a diving board or other means of getting in the air. These exercises are part of the process to learning backside double 10s. It is important to be proficient … Continue reading Dub 10’s Part 2
Waxing your snowboard is important for performance and making your base last longer.
grabs work on your grabs in your living room, garage, bedroom, or backyard. Learn the movement patterns for all grabs with this video and list of exercises. Here is the list of exercises to help improve your grabs this off season. -Nose taps -tail taps -cannon ball tuck -Frontside shifty -backside shifty -any combination of … Continue reading Snowboard Summer Training Grabs
putting it together These are some of the steps that we use at Team Summit Snowboarding to help kids learn doubles after they have completed all the exercises on the tramp. Approach and Take off set a cork 5 in the small pit set a cork 7 in the big pit Trick and landing wild … Continue reading Dub 10s part 3
Rad Kids Every year another crop of future U.S. team members join us in the Team Summit Snowboard Program. Some of the kids show up expecting to play and have fun in the snow, some show up motivated to ride and learn tricks that they saw Scotty Stevens do on youtube, and some are not … Continue reading Parenting Young Elite Athletes
The winter season is wrapping up and it is time to start preparing for next year. If you believe that you "get out what you put in" on the snow then start "putting in" this summer with some work outs. Getting strong and fast improves performance and decreases injury, allowing you to try newer harder … Continue reading Summer Snowboard and Ski workout
From the offset, snowboarding embodied revolutionary counter-cultural ideals and the sport’s subsequent relationship with the IOC entrenched these values. So how did this rocky road unfold? via Origins: Snowboarding As An Olympic Sport — Ski Club Blog