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Slalom Cone Skating Forum Discussions about slalom cone skating, high-jump, and other freestyle trick skating. (Note that vert, street, and park skating discussions should be posted in our aggressive skating forum.)

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Old August 23rd, 2010, 02:58 AM   #1
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Default How to keep momentum when using sideway-tricks?

Okay, so after viewing a few videos on tricks that require you to move sideways, I still don't quite understand the concept of going side ways. I can see that you're sort of pushing using the foot opposite of the direction you're going, but then that's about it.

After watching a Munobal trick video on the chap chap, and similar tricks that require you to move in a side ways direction, I haven't found out how to use it yet. Not to mention.. how on earth do you do the spread eagle trick that requires you to maneuver with your heels back to back in a straight line? Are there any ways of improving the flexibility of moving your feet more outwards?

Oh yah, what happens when you spread your legs too far, then you perform the splits when you know you aren't flexible enough to do? Has that ever happened to anyone on this forums? If so, do share your stories :0
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