Unicycling : First Steps - First Tricks
With the help of detailed descriptions, illustrated by more than a hundred pictures, the beginner learns how to get started and which possible mistakes he can avoid. He also learns how to avoid injuries. Helpers can also learn how they can best provide support to the beginner. The book also includes chapters about advanced techniques like riding backwards, idling, bunny hopping, and Mountain Unicycling (MUni) for beginners, as well as a selection of different teaching methods and many games for the unicycle. The team sport "Unihockey" is also included. In the second part, variations of the ordinary unicycle like 'Giraffes' and 'Ultimate wheels' and some basic tricks are presented. At the end of the book you can read important tips about buying a suitable unicycle and how to maintain and repair it. Finally, a list of unicycling links on the internet is also included.
- Paperback | 152 pages
- 165 x 240 x 10.16mm | 340.19g
- 09 Dec 2011
- Meyer & Meyer Sport (UK) Ltd
- Garsington, United Kingdom
- 2nd Edition
- 200 colour photographs & illustrations
About Andreas Anders-Wilkens
Andreas Anders-Wilkens learned to ride a unicycle at the age of 18 and since then he has been exploring the wide range of possibilities the unicycle offers. He has taught unicycling to sports instructors studying at the University of Munich. In 2003 he founded a school for circus arts. Robert Mager has been a unicyclist since 1989. He is a course instructor at educational institutions and he lectures unicycling at the Center for University Sports in Frankfurt, Germany. Robert Mager has been Unicycling World Champion in several disciplines since 1996.