For the first time anywhere, this book introduces you to the newest innovation in ski instruction: The revolutionary SITS method! If you are a chronic intermediate struggling to keep your skis parallel in challenging terrain, or an expert who just wants to sharpen your skills, then the new SITS teaching method will unlock the secrets of the professionals for you. Using imagery created from simple everyday objects you will learn the advanced principles of proper ski technique. In addition, we share fresh new concepts on creating carved turns, as this book takes you to a whole new level of skiing powder, bumps, crud and steeps, like the best.
Table of Contents
Introduction: The Easy Way to Become an Expert Skier; SITS: A Completely New Approach to Ski Instruction; SITS: Imagery Development; Body Position Chr(45) Hands; Body Position Chr(45) Arms; Body Position Chr(45) Head; Body Position Chr(45) Torso; Body Position - Lower Body; Correct Pole Use; Basics of the Carved Turn: Introducing CPCPU; Edging: Lean Em Over and Do the Up, Down, and Around; Crossing Over: Body Mass Utilisation; The RAT Turn; How Experts Carve Turns; Pseudo Supercarving; Powder: A Safe, Fearless Approach; Mogul Skiing Made Easy; Crud Skiing; Trees; The Steeps; Tips from the Experts; Goal Setting and Motivation; VVV & C: Directing the Skier Inside You; Progressive Muscle Relaxation; Correct Alignment is First; Boots, Skis. and Bindings; Poles, Helmets, Gloves, Goggles; The Five Minute Ski Tune; Off-Season Training (Be Stronger and Ski Better); Diet: The Mountain Menu; Skiing Unfamiliar Resorts; Skiing in Europe (The cost will surprise you).