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What you think to learn balance?

Postby frenchkick » Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:02 pm

I just get my new foil board :naughty: and during the winter, i was looking some training tools to experience balance. I would need some advice and experience!

What do you think?
https://www.amazon.com/GoofBoard-Classi ... ng+trainer

https://www.amazon.com/Driftsun-Wooden- ... ng+trainer

Thanks,
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Re: What you think to lean balance?

Postby TomW » Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:40 pm

Get one

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Re: What you think to lean balance?

Postby jonysan » Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:51 pm

Definitely worth getting one, loads of videos on Youtube to watch for training ideas, Squats for leg power seem to be more effective when done on a balance board.

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Re: What you think to lean balance?

Postby frenchkick » Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:32 am

Thanks guys, I decided to go for this board https://www.vewdo.com/Vew-Do-El-Dorado- ... _p_13.html

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Re: What you think to learn balance?

Postby haiku » Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:54 am

Hi I've found that riding with a OneWheel+ It is possible to improve HF balance and carving ability :thumb: .

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Re: What you think to learn balance?

Postby revhed » Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:08 am

Go to your local hardware store buy some PVC pipe and a suitable scrap of wood.
Self stick grip tabe from ebay at next to nothing for board and pipe.
Experiment with different diameters, bigger being more sensitive and much less boring.
Or, for REAL balance training,
also VERY cheap!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNEQ0mVld3E
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Re: What you think to learn balance?

Postby irwe » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:42 pm

I have a number of Balance boards. I made my own Goof board and Dirt Sun.
I use them with different size PVC pipes and Foam rollers.
Also get a BoSu ball which you can use with the Goof board.
I am currently working on moving/balancing apparatus with a kite bar to hold onto to practice air tacks and gybes (will post when I have it figured out)
All these pieces of equipment help Muscle memory and strength/endurance and are a definite benefit when KBHing.
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Re: What you think to learn balance?

Postby Kykeon » Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:27 am

Nice idea, will go for pvc

Thanks!

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Re: What you think to learn balance?

Postby Jyoder » Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:15 pm

I think riding a longboard skateboard would be more helpful. I had never ridden any type of board much before kiting. I spent my first winter longboarding and landboard kiting and in the spring I noticed a big difference as I started foiling.

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Re: What you think to learn balance?

Postby jumptheshark » Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:12 pm

Skateboard and longboard require no significant for/aft balance. The balance or indo board is a great tool that introduces the exact aspect/ sensitivity key to foiling. Onewheel is nice too.

PVC with a layer of duct tape on it to avoid slippage and damaging floors. kateboard/longboard deck or just a piece of wood work great and are a hell of a lot cheaper than those commercial versions. They are not worth the money. Once you learn to foil you won't use it. Put the money toward a better foil.

Cheapest option: 2L coke bottle filled and capped to remove all air, duct tape, wood board.

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