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dogardI watched the super useful "How to 540" tutorial earlier and and noticed that winding up into the spin isn't necessary. Is it ever necessary?
SKRockiesSo im just learning how to 360 and such on small jumps (like 5-10 foot jumps) and ive been told to wind up to the point where (keep in mind i spin left) my left hand touches my right knee, and as i pop i twist. this is wrong?
Evan.Zxyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5dwEXPxvDA no you don't
SmuffyYou really shouldn't ever be winding up. It's a bad habit to get into, and causes you to spin too early. The way you should be generating rotation is by making yourself more compact once you leave the takeoff.
That's the quick version, but the point is, prespinning is for noobs
SKRockiesbut im still confused on how you actually get the spin going, you still spin with your arms and hips but you dont wind up?
Evan.ZxyHave you tried spinning on a trampoline? You can feel the difference between setting a rotation with your arms vs doing a rotation with your hips if you mess around a bit.
theabortionatorI Are we talking like ssx tricky where if you prespin 100yards out you spin like a top, or simply initiating the spin with your arms.