Tipping -- using the feet to tilt the skis on and off edge -- is the movement foundation of PMTS. This video helps you to learn and practice tipping with dryland, stationary, and moving exercises. Isolate the movement then integrate it into your skiing. Exercises for all levels of skiers, from novices through experts, allow all viewers to practice and improve.
Presenter: Harald Harb, 38 minutes, Standard Def, Copyright 2008
*Isolate the movement of tipping your feet – what it is, how to practice it
*Tipping your feet to roll your skis on and off edge
* How to use the movement of tipping in your skiing
Improved tipping of your feet results in...
*Higher edge angles in linked turns
*Earlier and increased edge grip in your linked turns
*Smoother and easier connection between turns
In order to get the most benefit from this video, you should already...
*Link turns on easy terrain
*Have your skis parallel for at least part of each turn
*Be able to traverse across the slope on your downhill ski and lift the uphill ski off the snow
*Have watched and practiced the Tipping portion of the Essentials Indoor Introduction eVideo
Related books & videos
*Harald Harb's Essentials of Skiing (book) helps you understand the Essentials – the component movements of effective skiing – where each Essential fits into linked turns, and how the Essentials work together for optimal skiing.
*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.
*Essentials 2 Complete Upper Body (DVD) teaches you what to do with your torso to support and increase the tipping activities of your feet
*Essentials 3 Flexing and Fore/Aft Balance (DVD) teaches you how to flex the legs to make your tipping easier, both in turns and between turns, and teaches you how to move your feet and legs in order to keep your balance more forward on your skis.