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Old 11-16-2017
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Originally Posted by Danny View Post
Here is a video from an expert on the type of core strength needed for good freestyle. Note that, instead of emphasizing back muscles, Richard Quick is emphasizing the pelvic muscles to hold the spine straight and aligned. This approach is very different from the one recommended in Shaules' film.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V5PYspkknE
So much of his dryland work is reminiscent of Pilates mat work, to me. It's all in the Powerhouse, that's what Joseph Pilates taught, and that's just what Richard Quick is talking about. Those moves are so easy LOOKING, but often really tough to do well!
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