goal: Versatility in parallel
Number: 2 of 3 Intermediate goals
Summary: Becoming a more "versatile" parallel skier..
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Understanding our approach and philosophy is important if you'd like to
successfully use the drills in Ski Smarts
Most skiers get to the point where they find
themselves "stuck in the intermediate rut." Many times this is because
they took lessons as beginners, advanced rapidly and now that they can ski
parallel, they think it's clear sailing from here on.
On the contrary--advancing beyond intermediate
level to the real "fun phase" of skiing takes commitment, correct
technique and some sweat.
Our goal in this section is simple:
Become more versatile in your parallel skiing to advance rapidly beyond the
We achieve this by practicing fun exercises on
skis, like these:
- Balance traverse
- Outside-only turns
- Drop, tip and roll
- Get it to flow
- Stepping out
- Stepping in
Most importantly: Practice drills in sequence as
a means towards our ultimate goal--to have fun!
Work sequentially through the topics and
exercises in this goal:
Remember our overall goal--to have fun!