They've Got to Want to Learn

In the BumpsIn the Bumps

You can't teach if they don't want to learn

On Sunday, they didn't need me at the ski area, so I decided to hang out and ski a short bump run over and over. From the chair, I was watching a guy do the same thing. He was the classic long-time skier who would benefit from a lesson, but would never take one. The more I watched, the more I wanted to give him some help.

He was doing fine in the bumps, but his cadence was too slow to really ski them smoothly. I could see all the classic causes