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Ski Clinic: FAQs

Do I need to wax my ski soles? The Polyurethane low friction base will have the sliding quality improved by waxing – melt on and scrape down smooth. The block waxes are colour coded – Red for wet snow, Blue … Continue reading

14. May 2017 by admin
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Ski Clinic Fault Diagnosis

Skiing involves the learning of movements and changes of posture while in a sliding motion over the skis. Some of these movements are not instinctively natural and require instruction to acquire the correct feeling. Outlined here are some of the … Continue reading

14. May 2017 by admin
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Ski Clinic

Analyse the experts Watch an expert ski down an undulating slope; it is a picture of effortless fluency. To achieve this proficiency the expert skier has had to learn by experience how to adapt ski technique to meet each new … Continue reading

14. May 2017 by admin
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Skiing Safety Fun

The total skier practises the skills and techniques learned for turning and controlling the skis by selecting the most friendly parts of the piste. Anticipate the terrain and the snow to give the most satisfying run down. At the same … Continue reading

14. May 2017 by admin
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Pre-Ski Exercises

Before going on a ski holiday it is wise to be as fit as possible. You need to be prepared for physical activity which may involve muscles and joints in positions that you do not normally use. For the beginner … Continue reading

13. May 2017 by admin
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Ski Resorts

Skiing has spread throughout the world – anywhere there is snow, a hillside and people who want to ski, lifts are built and a ski area developed. From the mini ski areas on the eastern side of North America to … Continue reading

02. May 2017 by admin
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How to Choose the Right Ski Boots

Ski boots Of all the skier’s equipment, boots are the most important item. A correct fit is essential to transfer the controlling movements from leg to ski without movement loss, and to hold the foot comfortably for the ski. The … Continue reading

02. May 2017 by admin
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Soil Types

Doing the Groundwork Soil Soil doesn’t look very exciting, but it provides the heart of the garden. It is like a supermarket, supplying water, air and food to the plants it has growing in it. It also gives roots something … Continue reading

26. May 2014 by admin
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First Time Gardening

Congratulations on becoming the custodian of your own garden space — or commiserations if you have reluctantly taken over a house or flat with a garden and you’re not yet a gardening fan. Gardening is an activity that has often … Continue reading

26. May 2014 by admin
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Guide to Cooking with Wine

SOME HINTS ON COOKING WITH WINE There are scores of ways in which wine is useful in the kitchen, but very few of them indeed call for particularly good-quality wine, and no way is more important than that of refreshing … Continue reading

05. November 2013 by admin
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