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Jack D. Ryger: Tips To Become A Better Skier

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Jack D. Ryger lists some helpful tips for learning how to become a better skier.

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Jack D. Ryger: Tips To Become A Better Skier

  1. 1. H O W T O B E C O M E A B E T T E R S K I E R C R E AT E D B Y J A C K D . RY G E R
  2. 2. I F Y O U ’ R E L O O K I N G T O B R I N G Y O U R S K I I N G S K I L L S U P T O T H E N E X T L E V E L , TA K E A L O O K AT T H E S E S E V E N H E L P F U L T I P S I N H O W T O I M P R O V E Y O U R S K I I N G .
  3. 3. 1. Buy the Correct Gear • Don’t under or over estimate the number of layers you will need • Do your research on the mountain terrain BEFORE your trip • Having knowledge of the type of style and setting of the mountain ahead of time will help you with your decision in which ski equipment you want to get.
  4. 4. 2 . K N O W T H E B A S I C S , P R A C T I C E T H E F U N D A M E N TA L S • TA K E A N I N T R O D U C T I O N O R R E F R E S H E R C L A S S T H AT G O E S O V E R T H E T U R N S , S T O P S , A N D J U M P S . • P R A C T I C I N G T H E S E R U D I M E N TA RY S K I S K I L L S W I L L A L L O W Y O U T O M A N I P U L AT E Y O U R G A M E F O R T H E B E T T E R .
  5. 5. 3 . G E T F I T A N D I N C R E A S E Y O U R S T R E N G T H • S K I I N G I S A N I N C R E D I B LY S T R E N U O U S S P O RT. • W H I L E AT T I M E S I T C A N B E D O N E F O R L E I S U R E , T H E S E T T I N G A N D M U S C L E S T R E N G T H Y O U N E E D T O P E R F O R M I S I N C R E D I B LY H I G H . • S K I I N G R E Q U I R E S T H AT Y O U H AV E S T R O N G L E G S , A B S , A N D C H E S T . • T H E M A I N A R E A S T O W O R K O N I N T H E G Y M A R E I N C R E A S I N G Y O U R O V E R A L L C O R E S T R E N G T H , F L E X I B I L I T Y , A G I L I T Y , A N D M O S T I M P O RTA N T LY Y O U R L E G S T R E N G T H .
  6. 6. 4 . P U S H Y O U R S E L F B E Y O N D Y O U R C O M F O RT Z O N E • O N E WAY T O B E C O M E A S T R O N G E R S K I E R I S T O WAT C H S K I E R S W H O A R E M O R E A D VA N C E D T H A N Y O U . • L E A R N F R O M T H E M . • A S K T H E M Q U E S T I O N S . • I F P O S S I B L E , T RY A N D S E E I F Y O U C A N R I D E T H E S L O P E S W I T H T H E M . • R E M E M B E R , A S G O O D A S Y O U A R E , Y O U A LWAY S WA N T T O A D A P T Y O U R S T Y L E . • G O O D S K I E R S A R E A B L E T O P E R F O R M AT A VA R I E T Y O F C O N D I T I O N S A N D T E R R A I N S .
  7. 7. 5 . TA K E A L E S S O N Y O U C A N A LWAY S L E A R N S O M E T H I N G N E W A N D I M P R O V E Y O U R S K I L L S . R E M E M B E R , E V E N P R O F E S S I O N A L S K I E R S H AV E C O A C H E S A N D T R A I N E R S B Y T H E I R S I D E T O H E L P T H E M I M P R O V E T H E I R G A M E . TA K E A L O O K I N T O S H O RT P R I VAT E L E S S O N S O R A 1 0 O R 1 2 - W E E K C O U R S E . Y O U W I L L B E S H O C K E D AT H O W M U C H Y O U C A N I M P R O V E !
  8. 8. 6 . B E R E A L I S T I C W I T H Y O U R G O A L I T I S FA N TA S T I C T H AT Y O U WA N T T O I M P R O V E Y O U R S K I I N G , B U T AT T H E E N D O F T H E D AY Y O U WA N T T O B E R E A L I S T I C O F Y O U R A B I L I T I E S . K E E P I N M I N D H O W L O N G I T T O O K Y O U T O M A S T E R J U S T G O I N G U P A N D D O W N T H E H I L L . B E R E A L I S T I C A N D C H O O S E G O A L S T H AT Y O U C A N A C H I E V E . I N A D D I T I O N , M A K E S U R E T H E Y A R E C H A L L E N G I N G E N O U G H T O P U S H Y O U A S A S K I E R .
  9. 9. 7 . B E C O N F I D E N T A N D P U S H Y O U R S E L F W H E N L E A R N I N G O R I M P R O V I N G A S K I L L , P E O P L E O F T E N F I N D T H E TA S K T O B E D I F F I C U LT A N D , AT T I M E S , F R U S T R AT I N G . T H E R E I S A S T R O N G L E A R N I N G C U R V E , B U T I T D O E S N O T M E A N I T I S I M P O S S I B L E ! D O N O T U N D E R E S T I M AT E Y O U R A B I L I T Y T O L E A R N . F O C U S O N T H E P O S I T I V E A S P E C T S O F Y O U R S K I I N G A N D L E A R N F R O M T H E N E G AT I V E S . U S E T H O S E N E G AT I V E S A S O P P O RT U N I T I E S F O R G R O W T H . A N D O F C O U R S E P R A C T I C E !

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