Why Do We Use Poles?

Why Do We Use Poles?

When young kids start learning skiing, they are often told not to use their poles. This makes lots of sense because pole usage at an early age could create bad habits such as leaning back and standing upright. Yet this doesn’t necessarily mean that older children or...
80/20: 20/80

80/20: 20/80

Many serious ski learners have such an experience: we work hard, spending dozens of days on snow, watching hundreds of YouTube videos, and taking numerous ski lessons. But when we watch our own video, we are shocked by the little progress we have made. We feel good...
Mileage is Not Everything.

Mileage is Not Everything.

How many days do you ski a season? People often use answers to this question to judge a person’s skiing skills. When you sign up for a lesson, the instructor asks you this question. When you interview for an instructor job, the snow school asks you this question. When...