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.
First of 5 courses in the Learn to Skate program. Provides background information, answering common questions for new skate skiers like what are the 5 skate techniques, how do skate skis work, and why is it hard. All theory, no ski lessons or drills.
Designed for beginner skate skiers, this course teaches how to push and glide a skate ski and how to double pole. You'll also learn the skate technique called Free Skate and the classic technique, Double Poling.
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.
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.