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Ultimate Skiing

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Break through to the next level of ski performance! Renowned instructor, coach, and ski technique expert Ron LeMaster takes you beyond The Skier's Edgeby improving, expanding, and enhancing that seminal work. The result, Ultimate Skiing, will help you master the mechanics of great skiing as never beforeexplaining how it's done, showing how it looks, and describing how it feels. LeMaster has made Ultimate Skiinga comprehensive manual on ski technique. Learn how skis interact with the snow and how best to manipulate your skis, boots, and poles on the steepest slopes, in monster mogul fields, and through the deepest powder. Technique tips and kinesthetic cues help translate the sensation of each movement. Throughout, LeMaster incorporates his one-of-a-kind, full-color photo montages and 3-D diagrams to take you onto the slopes and into the action. These phenomenal images capture some of the world's greatest skiers while illustrating the correct techniques for every condition and terrain. To get the most out of your skiing potential, you need the ultimate in ski instruction. You need Ultimate Skiing.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals : skiing from the snow up. Skiing mechanics ; Skis, snow, and motion control ; Turn anatomy 101 — Techniques : controlling your interaction with the snow. Alignment and stance ; Fore and aft ; Up and down ; Turning the skis ; Edging the skis ; Lateral balance ; Boots — Matching tactics and technique to real-world skiing. Ice ; Moguls ; Powder, crud, and slush ; Steeps.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450409254
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Subject:
Skiing - General
Author:
LeMaster, Ron
Author:
Ron LeMaster
Subject:
Skis and skiing
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Downhill Skiing
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Winter Sports
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Skiing
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090929
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
211

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