Slalom, work on technique in the season 2016. Catch the arc

The primary goal for ski season 2016 was set in the end of season 2015. This is to “catch” the first half of arc of the turn. Continue reading Slalom, work on technique in the season 2016. Catch the arc

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Compliance ski sidecut shape to deflection

In a turn ski put on edge and bend.  The most effective turn is when ski put on snow with all length of edge and drive like on rails. For this it is necessary that deflection of ski was in accordance with shape of sidecut. Or vice versa. Anyway, it is desirable to match shapes of sidecut and sag. Continue reading Compliance ski sidecut shape to deflection

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Ski pressure control at first half of turn

To make good carved turn You of course need to put ski on edge but more importantly, to put pressure on the ski. Forces acting to skier arranged so that at second half of turn pressure apply to ski automatically. But in the first half of turn it should be given special attention for put pressure on ski.

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Alpine ski: first steps how to teach a child to ski

The most important thing – do not put in the habit to brake in turns. Continue reading Alpine ski: first steps how to teach a child to ski

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Bricks from basement of ski technique

In the notes about ski I have to refer to some basic categories. They are not always obvious. I put them here. Continue reading Bricks from basement of ski technique

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