You hear a lot of conflicting ideas about ski technique. In some cases it’s the same idea expressed differently. That can be useful. One description might resonate perfectly with you while the next suggestion is meaningless even though it really helped your friend. In other instances, the ideas you learn about technique and how to […]Continue reading
“Weight transfer” and “weight shift” mean the same thing. “Complete weight transfer” and “commit to your ski” are equivalent to one another as well. I dislike jargon, but these are important concepts to understand.
My comments about “complete weight transfer” towards the end of this article challenge widely held dogma. Rejecting the dogma improved my skiing and may help you ski better too.Continue reading
Have you ever heard this advice? Did something about it seem not quite right? Did you have your doubts? You were right.Continue reading
The other day I had a chance to catch up with Chris Jeffries, Head Coach of the Alberta World Cup Academy, one of our national training centres.
Chris is someone we often turn to for help with ski technique; he’s generous about sharing his knowledge and is dedicated to growing nordic skiing in Canada.Continue reading