This 2 minute 27 second video lesson by Robert Tebby is so helpful if your working on your take off edge. Robert explains why this entry can be challenging due to the change of direction and rotation to the natural curve.
Robert uses a circle to maintain the backward outside edge. Robert uses a two foot stance which is helpful then focuses on your head, arm and shoulder placement.
Robert likes to keep thing simple which is so very helpful, you can do a half rotation to get started. Remember “keep it simple”