Course Category: Beginner Progressions

Learn Step Turns – Flats and Downhills

Step turning is a cornering technique used in both skate and classic skiing. Learn to step turn on the flats and downhills. Improve your agility, balance and coordination practicing this fun and important technique.

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Classic Skiers – Start Here

This video introduces new classic skiers to the spectrum of classic cross-country ski techniques. Understand ow techniques work, how classic skis work and learn practical tips for getting started. Includes a discussion of current trends and recent developments in classic skiing.

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Learn Diagonal Skate (Uphill Part 1)

The focus of this lesson is on the lower body and how to make the legs and skis work on the uphills. Most of the lesson teaches uphill, no poles skate skiing. The final lesson teaches how to use the poles for Diagonal Skate technique.

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Skate Skiers – Start Here

Practical advice and prerequisite knowledge for skate skiers. How skate techniques work, how skate skis work, climbing versus gliding skate kicks, tips and advice for greater success.

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Learn Kick Double Pole

Once you’ve learned diagonal stride and kick double pole, you’re ready to learn Kick Double Pole. KDP is a hybrid technique. You know the movements. You just need to learn the rhythm and timing.

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Learn Double Pole

Learn the classic ski technique called double poling with this step by step progression. Although this is a classic cross country ski technique, skate skiers benefit from practicing double pole too.

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