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Freestyle Movement Training

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Take care of your body and you can be in midseason form from day one through day 101. Strength and conditioning coach and freestyle movement specialist Carl Paoli recommends learning basic movement, "As much as your hip is your main power generator, your arms are your wings. Any time you're in the air or any time you're trying to carve, your arms and hands help you with direction, so you need to have connection between those two and that would be working your trunk stability." From there the trifecta is strength, speed and skill. Find a Freestyle Connection Seminar near you for details or go to Gymnasticswod.com.