Skate Skiing Fundamentals

Course Overview:

The purpose of this course is to orientate newer skiers to skate skiing. It covers:

  • The basics of skate skiing: what it looks like and where it’s done.
  • The five primary skate techniques. How to identify them and where they are used.
  • How a skate kick works. For this, we divide the skate kick into a Climbing Skate Kick and a Gliding Skate Kick. Understanding the fundamental differences will save the beginner hours of frustration and confusion.
  • The basics of how skate gear works.

More advanced skiers may enjoy the simple explanations and slow motion video clips used in this course.