Distribute your weight 50/50; you're very back leg heavy, which you'll notice makes your nose pop up and down sometimes, and hurts your edging. It also kills your rear quad muscle and makes you tired.
Don't bend at the waist. Your arms should be extended, and then bring your hip close to the handle (*not* your handle to the hip).
On your surface 180's...practice good lean position on a frontside slide first. To get into a frontside slide, scrape your rear heel across the water until you are in the slide. Hold the slide. If you start to drift left, scrape your right foot farther forward. And vice versa. *Your arms should always be extended and the handle should be over your feet during the slide*. Your knees should be slightly bent (soft).
Once you get comfortable with the slide, then just slide to switch, and there's your surface 180, all done with the correct lean away from the boat.
And fix your grip. Always palms down when wakeboarding, handle level with water when in regular riding position.
Last edited by dhyams; 07-31-2013 at 6:51 AM.
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