Old 18-01-08, 07:53 PM   #1
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After 6 years should I now try lessons?

Hi,
I've been skiing for around 6 years and have never taken a lesson before. I feel like I have plateaud in my ability and would like to bring my skiing to the next level.

I have some difficulty in the deep snow, trees, and moguls. Where should I go for instruction. I think that a group lesson at a mountain resort will probably be a waste of time.

what do you suggest?

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Old 18-01-08, 11:44 PM   #2
 
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youre excactly right. i would just look online for tips and then attempt them on the slopes.
for pretty much all of them the main thing is using your poles to turn.
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Old 20-01-08, 09:57 PM   #3
 
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I would recommend that you get a private one on one lesson with an instructor, they will be able to help you personally and give you tips on your technique.
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Old 21-01-08, 05:36 PM   #4
 
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well if you look online there are classes that focus on powder and getting bett in it. from what i have heard they help alot. they usually arnt in the resorts and take you up on a cat.
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I would recommend that you get a private one on one lesson with an instructor, they will be able to help you personally and give you tips on your technique.
This is a great tip, if there is anyone who can tell you how to refine your technique its is a qualified ski instructor.
Even though you may feel comfortable with your own technique the instructor can observe you and point out your flaws(if you have any...) which might have been affecting your control.
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Old 29-01-08, 02:44 AM   #6
 
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I would recommend that you get a private one on one lesson with an instructor, they will be able to help you personally and give you tips on your technique.
Where could I hire an instructor?? I want to avoid those injuries, just had and ACL two years ago... Need some tips too when curving
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Old 18-06-08, 10:20 PM   #7
 
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The Intermediate plateau is not uncommon. To advance beyond intermediate skiing requires a certain amount of commitment to learning, refining and perfecting the skills as they apply them to the variety of conditions the mountain provides. Ski areas have in house sports schools that provide instruction. While many skiers feel they've progressed beyond lessons there is always room to improve. Some areas offer camps and workshops aimed at a specific skill, tactic or condition i.e. racing, powder, moguls or park and pipe. Some perceive instruction to be only for beginners and children. While this is the largest group of clients there are many advanced, expert skiers who brush up their skills regularly. Even ski Instructors take lessons, attend Symposiums, Race camps, Certification training and Exams in order to keep on top of their skis. The fact is the better you ski the more you need consistent coaching. The best skiers are coached daily and train constantly. You will know when you are immersed properly when your dreams revolve around skiing.
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