Snowboarding has its own language. To the uninitiated, listening to snowboarders talk can be very confusing.
Buying a decent pair of snowboard gloves is essential for your comfort. You may be tempted to buy some cheap gloves or ones used for skiing, but we do not recommend this.
Trying something new is difficult, especially if you overthink things and lack confidence. This is understandable when you consider the nature of sliding down a slippery mountain with no experience.