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Old    Dan Gitlin (madtowndan)      Join Date: Jul 2006       07-18-2006, 9:41 AM Reply   
I have the unusual problem of over rotating my tantrums. I don't do one of those low, fast tantrums but i just seem to over rotate and land on my back. Should I be cutting in less? Also i am pretty extended so I dont think i am curling up in a ball and rotating fast.
Old    Steve™ (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       07-18-2006, 10:11 AM Reply   
Hard to say without seeing a video... Sounds like you may not be transferring as much of your momentum into height as you are into rotation. I would really concentrate on going UP not out on your tantrums and see if this helps.

-Steve
Old    Patrick Conroy (wakeboarder2687)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-18-2006, 8:21 PM Reply   
Steve is most likely correct. I would say go up, tuck your legs in, rotate over, then when you spot your landing, start to extend your legs and/or let the handle out to slow down your rotation as needed.. let me know if this helps
Old    Mike McLin (mike_mclin)      Join Date: Oct 2004       07-19-2006, 1:13 PM Reply   
Aerial awareness. It sounds like you are getting lost in the air. Do you feel yourself over-rotating? Do you know where you are in mid-air? Practicing back flips on a trampoline can help you build more aerial awareness.
Old    Dan Gitlin (madtowndan)      Join Date: Jul 2006       07-22-2006, 4:16 PM Reply   
ok i think i got my tantrums figured out and im happy with the height...i think i might edge a little still on the top of the wake as the board goes slightly behind me is this correct?...heres a pic....http://www.doucarve.com/forum/album_showpage.php?pic_id=6049

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