Posts Tagged: ski instructor

The Perils of Dogma in Skiing, the Perils of Dogma in Life

Dogma is “a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true.”  I remember an argument that two industry friends had about skiing. It is not the theme of the argument I particularly recall- perhaps it was about the use of lower leg versus hip in a turn, or the adjustments… Read more »

The phases of the turn…

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A few seasons ago BASI introduced phases of the turn into its lexicon: BUILD – WORK – RELEASE Although this is a work in progress in as much as it could well be extended to bump skiing or a wider variation of turns, it is a really useful addition. Many skiing associations split the turn… Read more »