It’s all about the tip

I have coached Helen (Dave ) and Jon previously and they had felt their riding had errors creeping back in. The skills check showed me that I needed to work on body positioning and that was the tip of the day.

We started with drops, to see why Jon was snakebiting on landing before today and also to removed Helen’s bounce.

Tabletops followed and they both flew over the 6ft tabletop using both techniques I teach and then we worked on berm riding and their weaker right turns.

Overall a brilliant session with learning, shits and giggles.

High5!

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Paul and Joe’s session

Joe was coached by Nathan two years ago and wanted to build on that and his mate Paul came along too to see what all the fuss was about.

The skills check showed body positioning needed work in all areas and then the mental skills.

We began with the drop technique and the effect was immediate as they were getting both wheels airborne with ease. We quickly moved to the 6ft tabletop and gap jump and they sailed over those with control and ease.

We took a break and when we resumed we worked on judging speed and distance when linking large jumps in a line as well as 7ft and 9ft gap jumps. By the end they were linking berms, pumping and jumping along trails with ease and it looked and felt effortless.

We finish the session with a pint in the pub and I can’t put my finger on why Nathan joined us Β πŸ™‚

high5!

 

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Paul, |Andy and Paul from Eastbourne

Paul, |Andy and Paul made the journey up and it wasn’t helped by an accident on the m25 but they arrived and we began with my skills check. Footwork , looking and body positioning needed correcting and then we moved to applying the physical and mental skills to jumps, drops, gaps and berms. The change took a while but soon they were flying with ease and an awesome session was celebrated with a beer in the local boozer.

High5!

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From New Zeland

Kelvin made the journey to the uk and wanted to attend a skills session with myself to work on jumping as he’d struggled with air time previous to today. I corrected his missing skills and we applied those to the techniques I teach .

Cornering was an immediate change, Kelvin felt control and grip which led to speed through turns. His face when he was sailing over tabletops and a gap jump was a picture too.

High5!

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