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post #1 of 5 Old 07-27-2011, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
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What do you think?

What do you think about this still from our last lesson?
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post #2 of 5 Old 07-27-2011, 05:13 PM
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Your toes are pointing out ward. And you are too far up on your horses neck with your hands, they look like they may be resting there? But I am not sure. And elbows in!!

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post #3 of 5 Old 07-27-2011, 05:37 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks! I agree! My hands are WAY to far up! And I think my toes are pointed out, but I really can't tell cause its to blurry. And I don't think I'm leaning on her, but I really don't know. Thanks!
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post #4 of 5 Old 07-28-2011, 09:06 AM
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I really like the way you are looking up in the direction you want to go and your back is very straight! Its hard to tell from the picture but I think you could sink down in your heels a bit more.
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post #5 of 5 Old 07-28-2011, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks LynnF. I know I do need to sink my weight in a little more, thats just not the main thing I think about while jumping. For some reason, it feels weird and uncomfortable if I don't have my back straight. I used to duck a lot and I just stopped randomly. Thanks!
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