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Ultimate Skiing eBook

Ultimate Skiing eBook

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    Break through to the next level of ski performance! Renowned instructor, coach, and ski technique expert Ron LeMaster takes you beyond The Skier's Edge by improving, expanding, and enhancing that seminal work. The result, Ultimate Skiing, will help you master the mechanics of great skiing as never before—explaining how it’s done, showing how it looks, and describing how it feels.

    LeMaster has made Ultimate Skiing a comprehensive manual on ski technique. Learn how skis interact with the snow and how best to manipulate your skis, boots, and poles on the steepest slopes, in monster mogul fields, and through the deepest powder. Technique tips and kinesthetic cues help translate the sensation of each movement.

    Throughout, LeMaster incorporates his one-of-a-kind, full-color photo montages and 3-D diagrams to take you onto the slopes and into the action. These phenomenal images capture some of the world’s greatest skiers while illustrating the correct techniques for every condition and terrain.

    To get the most out of your skiing potential, you need the ultimate in ski instruction. You need Ultimate Skiing.

    Table of Contents

    Part I Fundamentals: Skiing From the Snow Up
    Chapter 1. Skiing Mechanics
    Chapter 2. Skis, Snow, and Motion Control
    Chapter 3. Turn Anatomy 101

    Part II Techniques: Controlling Your Interaction With the Snow
    Chapter 4. Alignment and Stance
    Chapter 5. Fore and Aft
    Chapter 6. Up and Down
    Chapter 7. Turning the Skis
    Chapter 8. Edging the Skis
    Chapter 9. Lateral Balance
    Chapter 10. Boots

    Part III Matching Tactics and Technique to Real-World Skiing
    Chapter 11. Ice
    Chapter 12. Moguls
    Chapter 13. Powder, Crud, and Slush
    Chapter 14. Steeps