Alpine Programs

ATS Technique and Tactics - Phase 4

Key Competencies:


Has command of fore/aft pressure.

Can increase pressure via upper body or lower body movements.

Can alter turn size as desired.

Has command of the rotary skill during all phases of the turn.

Can ski on one ski with rhythm changes.

Can adjust pressure and edging to alter turn size.

Can ski long radius turns in a tuck.

Pressure is used to gain speed.


Understands how speed influences line choices.

Comfortable in the air.


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