SKI BEGINNER

brianaledWT32014SKI  BEGINNER BASICS PLUS A LITTLE EXTRA

First time to level 4. What is a LEVEL?

Level is described by 3 movements that should be attained to moving to the next level up.

1=first time ever ..Can balance, move, walk, glide, slide and stop

2=beginning wedge turns ..Balance exercises, basic wedge turns, speed control and stopping…Mileage

3=advanced wedge turns to early skidding….Linked wedge turns with rhythm, develop pressure control movements, Wedge Christies

4=beginning wedge Christy Refine wedge Christies, more pressure on outside ski, active steering of the inside ski

 

GREAT GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS

media.specialolympics.org/soi/files/sports/Alpine+Skiing+Coaching+Guide.pdf

One of the best guides available.

VIDEO –  

Wedge | Pizza –  The wedge is your speed control.falllinetraverse

youtu.be/TqSwRT1_m0g

 www.psia-nw.org/video-galleries/alpine-level-i-tasks/skating-on-flat-terrain/

www.psia-nw.org/video-galleries/alpine-level-i-tasks/side-slip/

www.psia-nw.org/video-galleries/alpine-level-i-tasks/wedge-change-ups/

www.psia-nw.org/video-galleries/alpine-level-i-tasks/wedge-turn/

www.psia-nw.org/video-galleries/alpine-level-i-tasks/wedge-christie/

www.psia-nw.org/video-galleries/alpine-level-i-tasks/traverse/

BASIC MECHANICS

This book “Biomechanics for Ski Instructors” , Peter Issacs  part one and two

 

Why Lessons? – Learn terms, basic movements, and get feedback.