Foot Positioning 8'3" Mini-mal

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Foot Positioning 8'3" Mini-mal

Postby aquanaut » Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:29 am

Hi guys

Looking for a bit of corrective advice, just incase I am making the problem worse !

Recently went from a 7'2" hybrid shortboard, where, when I popped up, I would plant my feel shoulder width apart in the centre of the board.

Didn't get on great with the board so recently bought an 8'3" Spider Mini-mal. When I pop up I feel like I am using the same pop up as the previous board (habit), But the board seems to slow down straight away, and even occasionly start pearling when I am standing up. I am thinking that maybe I shouldn't be in the middle of the board

Where should my back foot be? How far apart? Weight distribution, and finally, on the last board, when I went to pop up, I was putting my hands at shoulder eight to push up - should I be changing this ????

Any advice from mini-mallers would be great !!!
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Postby johnny e » Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:18 pm

try getting your back foot over the fins.
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