Author - steve

Herringbone

This is a good way to climb up an easy slope. You also learn how to use your ankles and feet to set your edges and how to transfer your weight from ski to ski. Keep your...

Side Slipping

Side slipping is a good way to descend a steep slope that you don’t feel confident skiing turns. Its also an excellent exercise to learn how to use your feet and...

Skating

Skiers ‘skate’ to move quickly across a flat terrain. When skating, you learn how to properly use your ski edges, how to roll your feet and ankles, how to...

The Wedge Turn

Many ski schools teach beginners to turn using a ‘wedge’ or ‘Snow-plow’. In this turn the knees and skis are rolled towards each other, placing the skis on opposite...

How to Turn

The turn that works well on smooth, groomed slopes and is easy to learn and perform (the turn being taught in most ski schools) is the ‘Carving Turn’. To make carving...

The Foot Roll

In this ski maneuver you will be turning your skis by simply rolling your feet and ankles up the hill to put the skis on their uphill edges to start the skis turning and...

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