Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson V

Pre-Lesson Warm-Up What a beautiful, refreshing day it was to be out and active!! The temperatures were mild with a clear-blue, sunny sky! Newbie mistake – I placed my board upside down when I went to the clubhouse to pay for my lesson!!! Do’h!!! Always learning, I am!! I had three successful heel edge pendulum…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson IV

Review What I Know Pendulum Heel Edge: Weight on heel edge, knees bent – relaxed. Start with straight down – heel edge – equal weight in both heels Start left Slightly more weight on left heel Head – looking left – in the direction I want to go, left shoulder and left hip in line…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson II

Martock Ski Hill It was a beautiful day to snowboard! Yes, it was cold, but the sun was a warm kiss on my cheeks!! Feeling Nervous – Remembering The Night I Practiced on My Own! I am grateful to be using a borrowed snowboard, but it is not a good fit for me and the…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson I

Arriving – 9:30am – It is ALREADY Packed! Slide Heel Down – Straight My instructor Shannon, after a very beginning intro on maneuvering on a flat surface on a snow board…. brought me to the bunny hill! My first lesson here was putting my weight on my heels and sliding straight down. Getting Up From…