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Title:
Anyone can be an expert skier. 1. the new way to ski
Author:
Harb, Harald R.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Long Island City, NY : Hatherleigh Press/Getfitnow.com Books, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xvi, 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
General Note:
"A Getfitnow.com book" -- T.p. verso.

Title from cover.

Includes tear-out "pocket instructor" cards.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781578260737
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV854 .H354 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

All it takes to be an expert skier are the correct movements and the right equipment. With Harb's revolutionary new teaching system, readers can learn expert technique and avoid the dead-end movements that keep them at the intermediate level. 200 photos.


Table of Contents

Preface to 2nd Printingp. v
About the Authorp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Forewordp. xv
Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Chapter 2 First Movesp. 11
2-1. Tipping the feet on level terrainp. 14
2-2. Tipping on a sidehillp. 16
2-3. Tipping with the free footp. 18
2-4. Walking the "S" linep. 20
2-5. Lift and tip free foot with skisp. 22
2-6. Stepping tips in a circlep. 24
2-7A. Side steppingp. 26
2-7B. Stepping tips to turnp. 26
2-8. Stepping garlandp. 28
Chapter 3 Eliminate the Wedgep. 31
3-1. Free foot movep. 32
3-2. Stationary wedge to free foot closurep. 34
3-3. Sliding wedge to relaxed closurep. 36
3-4. Wedge to Phantom Movep. 38
3-5. Wedge to phantom closure, free foot liftedp. 42
3-6. Phantom move with ski on snowp. 44
Chapter 4 Releasep. 47
4-1. Release to sideslipp. 50
4-2. Full release on green terrainp. 52
4-3. Full release on greenp. 56
4-4. Full release on blue terrainp. 58
4-5. Full release on bluep. 60
4-6. Garland with wedgep. 62
Chapter 5 The Parallel Phantom Movep. 65
5-1. Forward sideslip to phantom movep. 66
5-2. Shallow traverse to phantom movep. 69
5-3. Aggressive phantom movep. 72
5-4. Steep traverse to phantom movep. 74
5-5. Fall line to phantom movep. 76
5-6. Parallel garland with free foot liftedp. 78
5-7. Parallel garland, free foot on snowp. 80
Chapter 6 Release to Full Turnp. 83
6-1. Transition movementsp. 84
6-2. Two footed release to full turnp. 87
6-3A. Two footed release to turn - beginningp. 88
6-3B. Two footed release to turn - midsectionp. 90
6-3C. Two footed release to turn - endingp. 92
6-4. One foot balancep. 96
6-5. Full turnp. 98
6-6. Two footed immediate releasep. 100
6-7. Uphill foot release to phantom movep. 105
Chapter 7 Linked Turnsp. 107
7-1. Linked, medium-radius turnsp. 109
7-2. Transfer in linked, medium-radius turnsp. 112
7-3. Linked, medium-radius turns (continuation)p. 115
Chapter 8 Linked Short Turnsp. 121
8-1. Cruising, short-radius turnsp. 124
8-2. Aggressive, short-radius turnsp. 126
Chapter 9 Pole Usep. 131
9-1. Free side pole usep. 133
9-2. Stance pole usep. 136
9-3. Pole and arm location for correct pole usep. 140
Chapter 10 Advanced Skiingp. 143
10-1. Phantom move off a gentle bumpp. 145
10-2. Phantom move in linked bumpsp. 148
10-3. Advanced bump skiingp. 155
10-4. Powder skiingp. 156
Chapter 11 Technique for Kidsp. 163
Chapter 12 Alignmentp. 173
Glossaryp. 207

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