Understanding fear – ALC how to ski series – nervousness, stress, worry

Category: Beginner Telemark

Understanding fear – ALC how to ski series – nervousness, stress, worry

Chapter 9 Understanding Fear part 2 Understanding Fear – coping strategies while skiing and Telemarking In part 1 we looked at how Fear may just be something less than extreme fear = Stress, Worry, Confusion, Nervousness… Here we start to look at strategies for coping with or overcoming it....

Snowplough, Why? – ALC how to ski series – Wedge, Pizza, triangle

Chapter 8 Snowplough, Why? Why do we Snowplough? Or teach it? When asked this question, a student or even a ski instructor will answer “to; stop/control my speed/slow down” (This isn’t wrong, you may know now I hate that word!). However, a fuller, truer answer might start with;...

Crossover skills between snow and other sports – ALC how to ski series

Chapter 7 Similarities between Snow & Other Sports Relating crossover skills-Snowsports to other Sports/Activities ..or the other way round In this chapter I will endeavour to help you find some link or common ground to YOUR other interest or sport that you or your teacher can use to...

Telemark Lead change – ALC how to ski series – Alpine Phase?

Chapter 5 Alpine Phase in Telemark Lead Change? Alpine Phase? What happens as our feet pass each other during the Lead Change One debate within Telemark is whether or not there is an “Alpine Phase” during the Lead Change action. This would be a moment...