The Sapient Slopestyle snowboard bindings are the best investment a beginner could make. They are extremely affordable and will last through wear and shocks. In case of fall, the adjustable precurved ankle straps will secure your feet and ankles to avoid damage on the bones. The tool-less forward lean feature allows you to safely experiment with motion and find a position you are comfortable in. You are allows to make mistakes and these great bindings will compensate for your lack of experience by their reliability and safety features.