I was thrown from my bike today. I got away with a few scrapes and bruises, but I don't like how I landed. I was thrown forward and from reflex I put my arms straight forward and land palms first. Because I fell on a downslope, shortly after my palms touched, I landed full body (more or less) on the ground so the palms/wrists never really took the full brunt of my momentum.
Now, landing on my palms is probably better than landing on my head, but I think I'm really going to mess up my wrists one day. Is there a better technique to landing? How can I overcome my reflex to land the way I do?