Skiing from the Snow Up: Technique, Tactics and Biomechanics
The better you understand the why and how of skiing, the better a skier and ski educator you can be. The purpose of this pair of courses is to help deepen that understanding. Some of the topics that will be covered are:
The mechanics of holding, slipping, self-steering, carving and oversteering
PSIA’s Five Fundamentals:
Their associated techniques
The biomechanics of the techniques
Matching techniques to tactics
Their effect on technique
How canting and other setup factors work
The mechanics of canting, and how to do it
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Parts I & II
Part I is not a prerequisite for Part II. However, the material in each session builds on the previous sessions, and the
material in the first session is referenced in all the others. An understanding of the material in Part I of Ultimate Skiing,
by Ron LeMaster, will be helpful for those who can’t attend the first session.
Up to 12 hours of PSIA-RM education credit is available. PSIA-RM grants 2 hours of PSIA-RM education credit for
each class session, subject to a PSIA-RM administrative fee. For information on how to apply for credit and the
administrative fee, see here and here.
Class Size Class size will be limited to 25
A full refund will be made for cancellations received at least one week prior to the start of class (Sept. 25 for Part I,
and Oct. 16 for Part II).
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