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Private Ski or Snowboard Lessons for Your Child: Is it Time?

Is a private ski lesson for your child worth it? How can you best prepare him or her for a private lesson with a professional ski or snowboard instructor?

Feel Your Way to Better Skiing and Riding

Improve your skiing and riding by feeling your proper body position from the feet up. This can help with basic body position or harder to master skills such as weight distribution in moguls or when carving. It can help better feel the balance on while working on your skate skiing, which can lead to nice improvements in efficiency.

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Strong Double Poling for Efficiency

A slight downhill is a great chance to get some speed and distance for cheap, but many beginner and intermediate skiers waste the opportunity because of inefficient double-poling. Some tips on getting a stronger poling motion.

Teaching Kids to Ski with the Tom Sawyer Method

Tom Sawyer convinced his friends that painting a fence was fun. Here are some thoughts on how to have a fun ski lesson with kids (fun for both of you), but still stay focussed on skills acquisition. It all comes back to Tom painting that fence.