A Weekend Warriors Guide to Expert Skiing

A Weekend Warriors Guide to Expert Skiing

by Stephen Phipps
     
 

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A team of experts including coaches, instructors and world-class skiers were assembled to accurately and innovatively write one of the first simple and effective guides to easily becoming a better skier. This is not a technical manual on how to ski; it is a book designed to provide simple tools to enhance ski performance. The authors designed a completely new

Overview

A team of experts including coaches, instructors and world-class skiers were assembled to accurately and innovatively write one of the first simple and effective guides to easily becoming a better skier. This is not a technical manual on how to ski; it is a book designed to provide simple tools to enhance ski performance. The authors designed a completely new teaching system called SITS (Simple Imagery Teaching System). After learning the correct body positions in the comfort of home, the instruction moves outside and allows the skier to run through very easy on-snow drills, progressing to more advanced instruction later in the book. The system covers every aspect of skiing from mental and physical preparation, to skiing in all types of conditions. Yet, it never gets complicated, as the instructional information is supported with over 125 illustrations, photos, and simple drills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780978918514
Publisher:
Daoen Corrporation
Publication date:
09/15/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Meet the Author

Stephen Phipps and Judy Liedtke bring a diverse background of outdoor experience to this book enabling them to write a unique and new approach to simplifying the ski learning experience. Phipps spent six years as a competitive freestyle skier, later embarking on a sponsored extreme skiing career - during which he set the record for the steepest backcountry descent in North America. After retiring from competitive skiing, he became a freestyle ski team coach. Liedtke is an avid downhill and backcountry skier, and mountain climber who has participated in International skiing and climbing expeditions

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