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Old June 4th, 2016, 01:21 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by WJCIV View Post
Most skaters who look down are bending too much at the waist. They try to fix the problem by just straining the neck up, which does play with the balance a little bit. The actual fix may be to concentrate on sitting your weight further back towards the heels and not leaning forward at the waist. Get low where it counts - in the knees.

Spin a nail between your fingers. Now bend the head and spin it again. Regardless of how the nail feels about it your fingers can feel that it is now out of balance.
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