No-Fall Snowboarding: 7 Easy Steps to Safe and Fun Boarding

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 1, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 304 pages
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Gain Without Pain. Learning to snowboard can be easy and painless—with the right instruction.

In this groundbreaking book, Danny Martin, the most sought-after snowboarding instructor today, teaches you how to snowboard in just three days—and without falling. While the American Association of Snowboard Instructors tells its members, “Your students will fall,” Danny Martin shows you that there can be gain without pain: he has single-handedly revolutionized the way the sport is taught, and in No-Fall Snowboarding he reveals his techniques.

Firmly grounded in physical fitness and martial arts and designed so everyone—beginners, skiers, even seasoned snowboarders—can practice at home, No-Fall Snowboarding will teach you how to:

-Learn proper snowboarding techniques long before hitting the mountain
-Create balance with easy, specific body movements
-Find the perfect board, gear, places to board
-Get over bad habits
-Avoid typical twisting motions guaranteed to cause falling

Filled with dozens of stunning photographs by renowned photographer Mark Seliger, No-Fall Snowboarding is the go-to guide for people of all ages and skill levels who want to learn America's fastest growing sport.
 

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Contents

Step iOpen Your Mind
23
Step 2Get in Shape
25
Step 3Get Balanced
77
Without Twisting
89
with the Lift
159
Read Terrain
173
MetaphysicsBehind NoFall Snowboarding
225
An Opinionated List of Everything
257
Danny Martins Opinionated Glossary
277
Acknowledgments
286
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Danny Martin is a certified snowboarding instructor with a celebrity and international clientele, based in Colorado's famed Vail Valley. His no-fall technique is revolutionary.

Matt Diehl's writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Interview. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Mark Seliger served as chief photographer for Rolling Stone, for which he has shot more than eighty covers. A contributor to GQ and Vanity Fair, his work is collected in several monographs including Physiognomy and Voices from the Holocaust. He lives in New York City.

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