How to Carve on Skis | Fixing 3 Intermediate Mistakes
What you will Learn in this Tutorial
This video is a live coaching session where Josh helps William improve his carving technique on skis. They address two common mistakes: an inconsistent stance and low edge angle. Through various drills and techniques, William is able to improve his stance, eliminate rotation, increase his edge angle, and achieve better carving turns.
- Josh coaches William to improve his carving technique on skis.
- They address the issues of an inconsistent stance and low edge angle in William’s skiing.
- Josh suggests a wider stance throughout the entire turn to maintain consistency.
- They practice drills to eliminate rotation and focus on edging.
- The railroad drill is used to synchronize knee movements and achieve better edge control.
- William successfully improves his stance and eliminates rotation.
- They then focus on increasing edge angle to create tighter turns.
- Josh introduces the idea of dragging the pole on the outside of the turn to enhance upper body positioning.
- William achieves higher edge angles and shorter carving radius through these techniques.
- They use a parallel index monitor to measure William’s progress in maintaining parallel skis.
- The session concludes with a comparison of William’s data from the first day to the current day, showing significant improvement in edge angle and overall skiing performance.