Harald Harb, President of Harb Ski Systems, posts his thoughts on skiing, ski racing, technique and more.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Skiing with the world's best technique, means "tipping", your feet, boots and skis to a greater angle, than you would normally stand with on any slope.
Most skiers never realize this, and are not taught it in traditional ski school. "Tipping" is the foundation of "PMTS Direct Parallel". Study this quick sketch I put together to grasp what tipping on a slope really means. All the best skiers and experts in the world "Tip" their skis like this.
Harb Ski Systems teaches "Tipping" at every camp session.
If you are missing the next step in your skiing, this could be it. "Tip More and Tip often".
Angulation is a body position, tipping is an action and a movement, that either continues to increase or decrease, in a turn, but should never be static in skiing.