Three short videos – Death drop spin and axel jump
I don’t have much to report this week. The competition is about 4 weeks away and I am feeling grossly underprepared. I’m hoping to hit up a few freestyle lessons so I can run my program and see what needs to be cut.
During group class last night, I worked on my death drop spin and axel jump. For both elements, my main focus was to keep my upper body slightly arched back rather than slouched over. I know how important the entries are for both the jump and the spin, so I have been working hard to fix this.
Would love to hear your thoughts on whether these have improved… or not!
Death drop spin – back sit still needs to go down lower, and my free leg needs to kick up higher and straighter
Axel attempt #1 – need to land in a tighter position
Axel attempt #2 – again, I’m opening up too soon on the landing