It’s better to keep your elbows up and out away from your sides because it gives you better leverage factors over the bike. Try this simple test to feel the difference. Sit on your bike and hold the handlebars with a low grip and low elbows. Then move your upper body back and forth as hard as you can, then do the same from side to side. Now grab the handlebars with a high over grip and high elbows. Perform the same two tests. Which way feels like you have more leverage over the bike? And keep in mind that factor multiplies when you stand up.
Here's my latest Techniques DVD. This video was released on September 12, 2012. Volume 3 Gary Semics Motocross Technique Series DVD # 7 (Motocross Seat Bouncing and Launching Jumping Techniques) This is the 7th DVD in the Volume 3 Motocross Technique DVD Series. In this 37 minute video you'll understand what's involved with Seat[...]
Motocross Inspiration, from an article in “Inside Motocross Magazine” with some of my additions; Motocross riders are like one big family who share a unique fun loving life style. A life style consisting of all life’s up, downs, risks, challenges, defeats and victories. In motocross money talks and BS walks. There is no truer[…]
With over 26 years of teaching motocross I have found the most effective methods and strategies for how to become a better rider. This Video delivers that information for mastering the Basic Jumping Techniques. You’ll learn through slow motion and stop action while I explain the right techniques and the most common mistakes.
Instructional DVD #8 delivers the information for mastering the Absorbing, Scrubbing and Whipping Techniques. You’ll learn through slow motion and stop action while I explain the correct techniques. Now it’s your turn to start doing some awesome jumps without taking unnecessary chances. Learn how in this Absorbing, Scrubbing, Whipping DVD and look Awesome!!