In switch stance, you wakeboard with your feet the opposite way that you would normally place them. In other words, if you usually wakeboard with your right foot in front, in switch stance your left foot would be in front and your right foot would be in the back.
How long does it take to learn to ride switch?
It took me a while learning to “ride” switch mostly because I only used it to cab off of side hits and park jumps and land (then spin right back around) from the beginning. I can bomb blues now comfortably switch- took about 4-5 days to get there.
Is riding switch important?
It’s also very good for your muscles to ride switch, it will allow your muscles to develop evenly through both sides of your body. Getting good at riding switch will make you a far better rider and will greatly increase your confidence and board control.
Should you learn to ride switch?
When should you learn to ride switch? Well as soon as you feel comfortable riding regular you should probably start getting familiar with riding switch. It won’t be important at first, but once you start doing 180 tricks or skating tranny and coming in fakie, it will be pretty important to be able to ride away switch.
What’s easier back roll or tantrum?
The tanrum is much easier to visualize (a straight backflip), but probably is a tad harder on your body, as most people launch too early when they are learning, which equates to a MEAN sprained ankle. Myself, prefer rolls, but tantrums are much cooler looking.
What’s the difference between Fakie and switch?
What Is the Difference Between Switch and Fakie? … First, in switch skating, you’re riding with the nose of the board in front, but when riding fakie, you’re riding with the tail of the board in front. Second, switch requires you to use the opposite footing from your normal stance, while fakie uses your normal stance.