Balancing on one ski is one of the fundamentals of PMTS technique. The ability to balance on one foot through each turn yields better edge grip, tighter turns, better speed control, and alternately rests each leg. Balance on one leg requires technique, and the whole body is involved. This video lets you learn all the components of balancing on one ski in a progressive manner.
Presenter: Diana Rogers. 20 minutes, 4k, 1.6 GB, Copyright 2019
*How to balance on one foot – stationary, sliding, in curves, in linked turns
*Learn the role of various body parts in achieving this balance
Balance on the stance leg through a turn results in...
*Better edge grip
*Better speed control
*Tighter turn radius
*Resting one leg in each turn
*Enables you to tip with your free foot
In order to get the most benefit from this video, you should already...
*Link turns on easy terrain
*Understand the concept of the “Phantom Move” - lightening the inside foot and tipping it toward its outside edge for each turn
Related books & videos
*Essentials Indoor Introduction (eVideo) presents the Essentials – the component movements of effective skiing – at their simplest, and helps you learn and practice them. Practicing these movements indoors, in front of a mirror or camera, gives you instant feedback for quicker progress once you start to practice on snow.
* Anyone Can Be an Expert Skier 1 or Eliminate the Wedge 1 – Engage (eVideos) both show you how to lighten the inside foot and tip it toward its outside edge for each turn (the "Phantom Move")
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