Monday, January 24, 2011

Ski Class at Bear Valley 2011

Took a ski class to address level 4 and 5 typer skier.

Main pre-req
- ability to do blue runs comfortably
- ability to do wedge turns / wedge cristies

- learn parallel turns

Instructor addressed following issues
i) reduce weight on the uphill leg on the turn, to improve doing that I am doing lift turns
ii) snow plowing
iii) improve muscle memory by skidding downhill.
iv) short fast S turns
v) body positions kneeling front

Rest of day I practiced mainly parallel turns for about 12 runs. Great day.

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