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Ski Technique Tips
The pivot slip turn

Pivot slip turns are one of the most effective drills for enhancing short turns. Short turns are the cornerstone of advanced skiing.

1. With a stable upper body facing down the hill rotate both legs 180 degrees from the left to the right and back again. Continue this for linked turns. technique 01

2. Groomed snow allows less resistance and ease in turning the skis. technique 02

3. A pole plant is important to add rhythm and flow down the hill. technique 03
Contributed By: Chris Fellows

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