|Great Jay!!! Love your wife laugh!!! vids are good to analyse.
For tricks on the coping, I noticed that hand /shoulders placement always precedes and induces the foot placement. When something is wrong on the foot placement, I try to see where/when I did something wrong before with upper body parts. So maybe try this for 50/50: focus on your hand corresponding to the skate that doesn't want to grind... and try to place it (your hand) less sideway and to move it more frontward or backward, depending on the skate. Your skate should follow... Following Joe and Bernhart advice should give you the good hand/shoulder placement.
You already have one 50, second should be soon!!!!
Enjoy sunny weather, here it's too wet!!!!!
Hope this helps.
: Yea right on dood.Warts and all vid is the only way to go,no b/s,as it happens.The foot on the platform is a step up on what I was suggesting and looks the goods.Maybe for heel toe practice try just axle stalling instead of grinding to get the feel of it and them give it some juice.
: Keep it comming.
: cheers joe
: Hey, you dont suck! You bypassed me on this already. It would be a ton easier to master in a bowls first because you dont have to focus as much on rotation, just moving the feet in line. Or practice stalls that way too. Thats the best of my advice. Honestly, I love the less then perfect videos! Mine will be less then perfect. I'm proud of looking like Olive Oil when I skate sometimes lol. :-D
: : Thanks for the videos! I loved them!!!! And if a miracle happens and money falls from the sky, I'll be at rollercon.
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: : : Hey All. Well after Buba's photos, I'm embarrassed to even show this but I know a couple of you asked me for it so here's installment one of my limited progress on truck grinds.
: : : I continue to have difficulty arresting my rotation to only 90 degrees. My body wants to turn 180. So far, I've only been able to get 1 skate on the coping with the other skate rolling on the platform. Not REALLY grinding, but I'm getting the feeling of my trucks on the coping. Which is ALOT different feeleing than my ghetto grind "plates" I made for my old skates. So anyway, without further excuses here are a couple of video clips from last weekend of me trying.
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: : : This is about a 4 foot tall 1/4 pipe I'm trying the grinds on:
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