Program Goal – Athletic Skiing

Program Goal – Athletic Skiing

Development Themes – Movement – Balance – Control – Speed

Technical Competencies are used to develop one or more of the themes


Movement – Expanded View

  • Type – Rotation, Flexion, Extension
  • Amount – Full Range of Motion – Deep Flexion Needed – Continuous Motion – Flowing
  • Direction – Forward, Aft & Lateral – down the hill and inside the turn
  • Tempo – Situational
  • Force – Impulse (Energy X Time)

Balance – is a function of movement – skiing requires three dimensional balance on an inclined plane  – on a slope – skiing requires complex movement

Control – is the ability to select and maintain turn size, shape and speed as conditions and situations require

Speed is possible/when the skier can rely on their balance and control