In-depth breakdown of double pole technique.
Topics and Timestamps
2:30 quick hand turn around
6:00 create space between poles and body
9:00 reference to Double ole Preparation Phase lesson found here.
10:45 initiation of pole plant and how far to extend pole push
11:25 “The Crunch” and why we don’t use this cue
17:00 front view: elbow position relative to sides of body. Importance of neutral spine and keeping the elbows down
20:20 review of mechanics with Ivan’s video
23:00 using speed to “create time” during the recovery swing to allow for better body repositioning
26:00 “vroom, vroom” audio cue in rollerskiing to emphasize maintaining speed
27:40 front view of Ivan, looking at elbow position
29:30 the “scootch” and the importance of moving the skis forwards. See also this drill.