How to Box Slide / Grind on Skis | a Beginner Skiers Progression
What you will Learn in this Tutorial
This tutorial is a beginner’s guide on how to box slide or grind on skis. Roger, is typically a snowboarder and is being coached by the Jens to learn this skill. The tutorial discusses the progression of learning to box slide, starting with spinning 90s and 180s, then moving on to practicing on the snow. The importance of maintaining proper posture and looking at the landing while rotating is emphasized. Roger then learns how to box slide on a small slope, focusing on having the edges flat on the box and keeping the feet wide. The tutorial goes on to discuss the technique for box sliding on a steeper box, with the writer providing instructions and visuals for proper hand placement and body alignment. Roger successfully completes each stage of the progression, demonstrating considerable progress in a short period of time.
- Roger, a snowboarder, is being coached by the writer to learn how to box slide on skis.
- The first step in the progression is to learn how to spin 90s and 180s.
- The importance of maintaining proper posture and looking at the landing while rotating is emphasized.
- practices spinning on the snow to prepare for box sliding.
- The technique for box sliding is introduced, focusing on having flat edges on the box and keeping the feet wide.
- Roger successfully completes a box slide on a small slope.
- The technique for box sliding on a steeper box is introduced, with emphasis on hand placement and body alignment.
- Roger successfully completes a box slide on the steeper box, displaying considerable progress.