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Parkour and Freerunning => Movement => Tricking => Topic started by: Sparklefish on June 13, 2012, 02:21:16 AM

Title: Side fulls
Post by: Sparklefish on June 13, 2012, 02:21:16 AM
Anyone know of a tutorial or have any good tips on side fulls?  Just curious.

I could throw a video up, but I don't think I'm even at that point yet.  I started throwing 'em in the pit and they're both difficult and super damn fun.  People were telling me I need to kick out harder, but no one at my gym has landed them.  Once I start getting 'em better I'll progress 'em the usual ways: pit, mat in pit, matpile in pit, tumble track, mat on floor, etc.
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Nick Fernandez on June 13, 2012, 10:13:46 AM
Like cart fulls? Because I think a side full would just be an a-twist, so I'm confused :P.

Just in case you're talking about a cart full, here's a good tutorial:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5N-e3x4sua8&list=FLNWj74UdUZ38yXeLqD3Pvnw&index=23&feature=plpp_video

And more detail on getting power out of cartwheels:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Iacdkr_ro

I know that in the cart full tutorial he said that he never practiced cart fronts/arabians, but one of the problems that some people have when doing them is that they don't invert enough and end up doing something more like a b-twist. So the way to do that is to go back to cartwheel front/arabians so that you get the feeling of stalling and inverting before you twist.

If you're not talking about cartwheel fulls, well...I'm embarassed  :-[
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Jon on June 13, 2012, 03:17:14 PM
Your tricker is showing Nick.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-BoFWuIcXE&t=0m24s

Sidefull.
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Nick Fernandez on June 13, 2012, 05:10:37 PM
Oh dear  :-[

Well if anyone wants to do a cart full later, come back to this thread
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: steve dahlin on June 13, 2012, 11:40:15 PM
Double Leg Twist
no tutorials or thoughts on it, but here's a slomo vid of a perfect one if that helps
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9aBvDYxL3o&t=8m2s

if you want a legit side full, just do the double leg twist with terrible form.
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Sparklefish on June 14, 2012, 02:07:18 AM
Funny story though, I double leg on the opposite side I sideflip.  I sideflip right and twist left so side full works way better than dleg twist/full which is on my left side so I'd have to twist right which would be weird. 
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Chad Zwadlo (Zwadloc) on June 22, 2012, 10:12:55 AM
The way I do side fulls is to actually think of the side flip itself as a twist rather than a flip.  If you watch most side flips in slow motion you'll notice that your head doesn't reeeaaallly go underneath your body so it's more like a twist anyway. 

When you take off make sure you FULLY COMMIT and set for the side flip...then continue twisting your upper body faster and harder as you extend your legs a little bit to help twist faster.  If you do it right you'll land it exactly like you land your regular side flip.  But it can be a little rough if you under rotate, so be careful and definitely get it down on mats first. 

If you want I can try to make a super quick little video tutorial thing...but for the most part it's going to be lots of trail and error practice.
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Shyam Subramanian on June 23, 2012, 03:00:58 AM
If you want I can try to make a super quick little video tutorial thing.

Yes? :D
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Chad Zwadlo (Zwadloc) on June 23, 2012, 08:22:17 AM
Ask and ye shall receive  ;D 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udNnNumd3xw
Title: Re: Side fulls
Post by: Sparklefish on June 24, 2012, 10:40:02 PM
Awesome, thanks Chad!