Wise words from YouTube snowboarding coach Ed Shreds on how to avoid breaking your wrists while learning to ride. First, consider wearing wrist guards while you’re first starting out. If you’re worried you’ll look like a nerd don’t be, they’ll be discreetly concealed under your sleeves. Next when you do fall (its a guarantee while learning to snowboard) be mindful not to try to catch your fall with your hands. Instead tuck your arms close and take the impact to your body. Hopefully if you’re just learning to ride these quick tips will help avoid injury.

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