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Ski lessons

Before beginning your trip, choose your terrain carefully and be sure to pick a quiet area and make sure that the slope is very short and very gentle.

In this section, you can find the basic lessons to learn to ski; likewise, here you will find some basic skills, techniques, and manoeuvres on the slopes.

Learning the appropriate moves, before venturing into the intermediate and advanced skills, will be for you a good foundation. Pay attention each of our tips for beginner so you will understand each movement more quickly. We have tried to place some images in order that you can understand much better.

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Clock Turns
Kick Turn
Side-stepping
 Clock turn
It refers about changing directions and turn keeping the tips at the center.
 Kick turn
Kick turn is the balance on back wheels for a moment to a new direction.
 Side-stepping
It consists to move uphill with skis, in which skiers mantain perpendiculars to the fall line.
Herringbone
Sideslipping
Skating
 Herringbone
It is a technique to move uphill in which skis are in a V-shape, here find the steps to make a herringbone.
 Sideslipping
Sideslipping refers sliding along the fall lines with the purpose of controling skis and making use of edges.
 Skating
It is a basic maneuver before skiing because through this people accustom skis and improve balance.
The Fall Line
Stance
Carrying your Skis
Get Back on Skis After Falling
 The Fall Line
It refers an imaginary line down a mountain or hill by which skiers go down a mountain.
 Stance
It is the way how a person is stood on skis and it is the first step for beginners.
 Carrying your Skis
Know the proper way for carrying your ski equipment to avoid endangering.
 Get Back on Skis After Falling
Learn steps to get back on skis after falling to avoid injuries.
Traversing
First turns
Linking Turns
 Traversing
It is the act of traveling across slope in which skiers use both the inner and outer edges.
 First turns
These are important exercises in the first lessons to become expert skiers.
 Linking Turns
It is the last part of beginner programs that combine previous knowledge.