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Old    Michael (wannabewakeboarder)      Join Date: Feb 2007       07-31-2007, 12:35 AM Reply   
Any tips, I'm riding with no tower and an unweighted wake, I'm using most of my time getting enough air and ending up not having enough time to land it.
Old    Michael (wannabewakeboarder)      Join Date: Feb 2007       07-31-2007, 9:27 PM Reply   
Anybody?
Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       08-01-2007, 6:02 AM Reply   
Is this your first grab? I would try something easier if it is like an indy grab. Just keep the rope in tight and make sure you bring your knees up to grab...not just bend over at the waist. Coming in with a knees bent edge with help you pop up a little more instead of going out as much. Just focus on your pop FIRST and then worry about grabbing he board. Keeping the handle in tight to your hips will make it much, much easier.
Old    Ron (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       08-01-2007, 8:14 AM Reply   
Pop. Bring the board up. Grab it. Spot your landing. Now do it toeside.
Old    Michael (wannabewakeboarder)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-01-2007, 11:13 AM Reply   
Thanks for the tips, this is my frist grab, I'll let you guys know how it go this weekend if you want.
Old    sperbet            08-01-2007, 2:15 PM Reply   
a method is a very difficult grab, most pros don't even do it right. sounds like you need to try an indy or stale. rear hand grabs are much easier.
Old    Michael (wannabewakeboarder)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-02-2007, 12:36 AM Reply   
Yea...No I'm gettin this HS method...OK
Old    Professor (brhanley)      Join Date: Jun 2001       08-02-2007, 3:39 PM Reply   
probably gonna get yourself a melan or nosenchaly grab no matter what you call it unless you shifty and bone out your back leg, which would be amazing for anyone to do as a first grab. a method is a commonly mislabeled trick. either way, good luck.

here is a trick tip on it, showing a proper method:

http://www.wakeworld.com/Tricklist/TrickTip003.asp
Old    looser (charman)      Join Date: Aug 2006       08-02-2007, 3:48 PM Reply   
if you can't reach down and grab it indy, you won't be getting a method. no one is saying you can't do it, but you should prob be trying shifties and grabs with both hands before trying methods.
Old    Michael (wannabewakeboarder)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-02-2007, 6:35 PM Reply   
I san hit an indy


BCH, MY methods are almost to that point, My origional question is tips on getting higher i'm not able to pull the board quiet that far around, but close.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       08-05-2007, 8:41 PM Reply   
Method is a tough grab/move. I can poke indys, tails, stalefish, and half decent melans, but I can't quite get the feel of the method down. When I do them it looks more like I'm trying some sort of sissy raley
Old    Michael (wannabewakeboarder)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-05-2007, 9:24 PM Reply   
Hahaha thats funny, Mines lookin' better after this weekend, give it a week or to and it'll be great.

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