@squirrelguy , I am new to this as well, just got the pint. As to your turning issue. If heel side turns come easy, you need to commit to the toe turn. I taught snowboarding and everyone had a preference for either heel or toe side to start. Find a nice wide space, start slow with long sweeping toe turns to get comfortable with the motions. Start shortening your time between turns as you feel more comfortable and your off ......