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Old 09-06-2005, 08:57 PM
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Slalom Instruction Videos

Anyone have suggestions for good instruction videos? I am getting frustrated at the current level and would love to get some tips so I can try them next time out.
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Old 09-06-2005, 10:09 PM
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Gordon Rathburns 12 Slalom Drills. Cobles ski school, although its not a video, its great instruction.
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Old 09-06-2005, 10:40 PM
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Try watching a video of yourself. I know it sounds weird, but it is alot easier to judge your form and style. Also, you can be more critical afterwards in the privacy of your own home!
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Old 09-12-2005, 11:47 PM
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Very true Erkle. Just like anything else if you can see yourself doing it, you can see where you need to improve.

I have the Drew Ross video, it is O.K. Nothing too great.
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Old 09-13-2005, 10:22 AM
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A bit more $$$, but ski school is the best bang for the buck if you have one available IMO.
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Old 09-13-2005, 04:56 PM
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I also like Gordon's slalom drills. He breaks down each step to running the course or open water skiing. I also highly endorse Coble ski school. They are great with all levels of skiers. Try to avoid the summer time (already past for this year) as you are skiing with all the national champ wannabe's. While Coble's gives you total personal attention everytime you ski, it can be intimidating when everyone is working at 28 to 32 off and you are trying to make all 6 at 15 off ! Spring and fall you get a lighter enrollment. While Coble's tends to be a 4 day camp, ask them about 2 day schools they are very accomodating. Also as mentioned earlier have someone video your skiing. Easier to correct when you know what you are doing.
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Old 09-13-2005, 08:03 PM
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Ditto on the ski school thing. I went this year for one day and it made my skill level increase alot. I really solved alot of problems I had. slack line, herky jerky turns, big wheelies. I highly recommend even one day of ski school. money very well spent!!!!!
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Old 09-13-2005, 08:13 PM
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Gordon's tape is good. Like anything you are trying to get better at, hang out, or in this case, ski with people better than you. You can watch them and they will help you out with tips. Essentially what you paying a ski school for.

Also, video is great. get a trakker, tape yourself, get in the boat, look at it, and then get back in the water to work on it. It will work wonders.
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Old 09-13-2005, 08:42 PM
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Went to Waterski Cancun this year in February and Scott who runs it helped me with a few things that I have been working on this season.
One thing I will not change is my right hand up.
The video sounds good. I should look into that...
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Went to Waterski Cancun this year in February and Scott who runs it helped me with a few things that I have been working on this season.
One thing I will not change is my right hand up.
The video sounds good. I should look into that...
Cancun for ski school? I need a new job
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