2/ Exercises to improve in skiing or snowboarding
And what about those who do not wish to take lessons?
If you ski with friends, choose to go with those who have a similar level to yours, this will prevent you from finding yourself in situations where your technical background is not sufficient.The goal is to have fun, not to be sick of skiing at the end of the day!
As a ski coach, do you know exercises that help improve technique and gain self-confidence? Can you give us a few, easy exercises to do on our own?
To improve your technique and gain self-confidence, whatever your skiing or snowboarding level, there's nothing like working on a gentle slope at a reduced speed. When skiing, you can do this little exercise to work on your lateral balance: when turning, raise the inside ski on the turn so that it is no longer in contact with the snow. This helps to control the trajectory that is less and less skidded and more and more carved. You can vary the time you pick up the ski, do it with or without poles ...