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^true. ive only heard one funny searchbar comment and most of the other ones just make me kindof mad
Probably the most important thing in learning switch tricks would be the pop. If you know how to spin forward, spinning backward (in terms of what you do with your shoulders) is relatively the same, but popping on switch hits is a totally different experience that you need to master, then practice a shitload in order to begin progressing. For me, the key to this technique is your left foot. When you come in switch, scissor the left foot a little ahead of right until you get to the end of the lip. Then, initiate your spin with your shoulders and put about 60-70% of your weight onto the left foot as you're about to leave the lip. Once almost airborne, pop off that foot (bringing the right foot along with you) and simultaneously pull your knees in toward your chest. From this point on, spin like you normally do, using your head and shoulders to guide your rotation to your desired degree (3, 5, 7, 9, etc.) and stomp. Sounds really complicated, but if you practice these fundamentals, it should just mesh into one fluid motion that will make switch hits as smooth as forward ones.