Learning to snowboard is much easier than back in the late 1980's. Real snowboard boots didn't exist - try learning in Sorrels. Snowboards were basically stiff planks of wood that required kick turns. Snowboard bindings were pretty bad too.
After 20 plus years of snowboarding and close to ten years of instructing, I can say a thing or two about beginner snowboarding tips. Most snowboard lessons are beginner lessons so there's plenty of chances to try different teaching techniques.
If you're just starting out and looking for beginner snowboard advice or tips, I wrote up some articles just for you. One piece of advice to start - take lessons from an AASI Certified Snowboard Instructor and take several lessons. You'll learn to turn and usually without alot of hard falls.
When first learning to snowboard, many people don't always know what to wear. I've typed up some guidelines. The Top Ten Worst Things to Wear While Skiing or Snowboarding
Need some basic beginner snowboarding tips? This article has lots of good advice. The Best Tips for Beginner Snowboarders
Having properly tied snowboard boots is key to learning to snowboard. This article gives the basics for lace up boots. How to Tie Snowboard Boot Laces
First time on a snowboard? More good tips. Tips for First Time Snowboarders
Struggling with getting off a chairlift without falling? Tips for Getting Off a Ski Chair Lift on a Snowboard
The snowboard rental shop can be confusing to beginners. What's really important to do before your lesson. Beginner's Guide to Renting a Snowboard and Snowboard Boots
Learn to snowboard at an uncrowded ski resort. You'll be more relaxed and not worrying about hitting someone. The Top 5 Ski Resorts for Beginning Skiers and Snowboarders in the USA
And this article spells it all out when it come to beginner snowboard tips.Complete Beginners Guide to Snowboarding from a Snowboard Instructor
Learning to snowboard dosen't have to be full of pain and fear. If it is, don't tip the snowboard instructor. Had a fantastic lesson? - tip the snowboard instructor and go fill out a guest services card so management will know too. Tipping isn't something new - it's a reward for giving good guest service.
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