How to Ski | Carving - 3 Key Steps to Get Started
What you will Learn in this Tutorial
Jens, invites his friend Kerr to explain the technique, emphasizing the importance of proper body position and using subtle ankle movements to initiate turns. They also highlight the role of the knees and upper body in controlling the carve and maintaining balance. They advise practicing with J turns to improve technique and encourage viewers to perfect their carving skills as it opens up new possibilities on the slopes.
- Jens invites his friend Kerr to teach viewers how to carve like a pro.
- Proper body position and weight distribution are crucial for successful carving.
- The skiers emphasize the use of subtle ankle movements to initiate turns, rather than tipping the skis.
- Ankle movements should be practiced with J turns to avoid skidding.
- The knees play a role in maintaining balance and controlling the skis during the carve.
- The upper body should be used to further engage the outside foot and produce more force in the carve.
- The skiers emphasize the importance of fluid motion and the timing of the different movements.
- Carving is a valuable skill for both park riding and free riding, as it opens up new possibilities on the mountain.