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Technique or Skill?

Technique or Skill?

April 30, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Article, Technical

Phil Smith, Director of Snoworks Ski Courses aims to clear up the confusion concerning 'ski technique' and why to improve your all-mountain skiing you need to develop skill not technique.

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Blowing Myths on Speed Control

Blowing Myths on Speed Control

April 30, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Technical

SKI FASTER AND SLOWER AT WILL Ask almost any skier how they control speed or slow down and 99.9% of responses would be 'turn'. Now get ready to change that concept completely and finally give yourself more control than ever over your

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Parallel Skiing – A Bygone Era Or A Different Sport?

Parallel Skiing – A Bygone Era Or A Different Sport?

April 30, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Article, Snoworks Blog, Technical

Phil Smith, Director of Snoworks Ski Courses, asks the question - "Is skiing the ony sport in the entire world where such an importance is placed over the feet being parallel?"

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Are you developing only 25% of your skiing potential?

Are you developing only 25% of your skiing potential?

April 30, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Technical

Technique, technique, technique. It appears to be what ski instruction is all about. Certainly this is the view for many of the skiers that are new to our courses that have hit plateaus in their skiing. Are

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It’s All In The Goal

It’s All In The Goal

April 30, 2013 |  by Phil Smith  |  Technical

Phil Smith. Director of Snoworks Ski Courses reports on the many conflicts that seem to appear in ski teaching and the reasons why.

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