How To Frontside 540 On A Snowboard

A frontside 540 is done by completing a front three with enough time left in the air to add an extra 180. The last part of this trick feels like a frontside 180. So practice your front 3’s and front ones, until you’re confident enough to combine them. Approach with a toe edge set up […]

Ideal Turns & Filming On A Snowboard

The improve your riding tutorials are all related to body position. If you can get your body position correct, you’ll snowboard way better! You’re gonna feel more comfortable riding at speed, jumping and hitting all types of features. Ideal intermediate turns on a snowboard should look like this. Each turn has a smooth, consistent radius […]

How To Pop Off Jumps On A Snowboard

Once you’re comfortable coasting off jumps, you want to start getting a little more air so you can start doing tricks. There’s no point in learning tricks if you’re only a few inches off the ground, you just don’t have enough air time. That’s where popping comes in. Approach the jump with both legs bent, […]

How To High Press & Blunt Slide On A Snowboard

Step six, High Presses and Blunt Slides. The key to most buttering tricks is a solid pressed position over the tail or nose which can be held for a period of time. There are however certain buttering tricks that actually require lifting of your front foot for a short but very elevated press. While riding […]

How To Backside 180 On A Snowboard

Backside 180s are another iconic trick which can be seen in many a video part from the start of snowboarding to now. A Backside spin is when you approach a jump your normal way and spin so your back is facing forward during the first 90 degrees of the spin. They can be a little […]

How To Frontside 180 On Park Jumps On A Snowboard

After learning Frontside 180s on side hits, you can start to take them to park jumps. Find a small jump where you’re comfortable with straight airs and grabs. The major difference with spinning off a jump is that you need to use your edges for takeoff to grip from the snow and initiate rotation. For […]

Smooth Round Turns On A Snowboard

The shape of an ideal snowboard turn is round, smooth, and consistent. Round turns feel better, look better and it’s easier to control your speed throughout the turn. Many snowboarders get into the habit of sliding their back foot around on each turn. Riding more from side-slip to side-slip, rather than having nice round turns. […]

How To Improve Your Riding (Regular) On A Snowboard

Improve your riding Hi this is Nev Lapwood, We are riding at Whistler Blackcomb and this tutorial is on how to improve your riding. We cover a few issues that happen to intermediate riders, how to spot them and what you can do to fix it. This tutorial is mostly related to body position. […]

How To Backside 180 Melon On A Snowboard

Hi everybody this is Gabriel Sequeira. Today I’m going to show you how I’ve learned one of my favourite tricks, a backside 180 with a melon grab. To do this trick I broke it down into three different steps: one straight air with a melon grab, two a backside 180, three landing switch and riding […]

How To Get Over A Mental Block For Snowboarding

Having a mental block is tough and it happens to the best of us. A mental block in snowboarding is when our brain and body have trouble overcoming the performance of a trick causing us to freeze up mid feature or not try it at all. Knowing how to train your brain and being able […]