Switching Sides – Offset (V1)

Learn to switch sides in Offset. You can practice the timing at home, just as Dasha is doing in this video. On snow drill, practice changing sides every third pole push to engrain the skill and learn it for both directions.

Coach Credit

Dasha Gaiazova-Atkins

Member of the National Ski Team from 2003 to 2014, Dasha competed in 115 World Cups, 4 World Ski Championships and 2010 and 2014 Olympic Games. Two-time World Cup medallist and 14-time Canadian Champion, Dasha was the top female Canadian skier for the last 4 years of her racing career.

After retiring from racing, Dasha has been coaching adult skiers: from beginner to competitive, with Space Dogs Ski Club in Calgary.

She speaks fluent French, English and Russian and is a NCCP-certified coach.