Total Skiing

Total Skiing

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By (author) Chris Fellows

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • Format: Paperback | 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 251mm x 15mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign, IL
  • ISBN 10: 0736083650
  • ISBN 13: 9780736083652
  • Illustrations note: 280 colour illustrations, 12 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 315,303

Product description

What type of skier are you? What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? How can you improve your skills and your downhill experience? Total Skiing was developed specifically to help you answer those questions. Author and renowned ski instructor Chris Fellows shares his proven pyramid program for assessing skills and creating your skiing profile. Step by step, you'll identify exercises to enhance those skills and create a personal training program to improve functional movement, including stability and mobility, ski-specific fitness, essential ski techniques, and tactics for performance on all terrains. "Total Skiing "also includes sample programs for each skier type that offers guidance from preseason to postseason with dry-land and on-snow drills for foundational, intermediate, and advanced performance solutions. Whether you are looking to polish your skills, conquer the new terrain, or compete on circuit, "Total Skiing" is your total guide to exhilarating all-mountain skiing!

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Chris Fellows has been a ski instructor, trainer, and clinician for more than 25 years. An 8-year member of the prestigious Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) national Alpine team, Fellows sat on the board of directors of PSIA-W for 15 years, where he has also served as the vice president of education. In 1994 Chris cofounded and now directs the North American Ski Training Center, a worldwide adventure ski school that offers 28 courses at 18 resorts around the globe yearly. Fellows has worked closely with the Center for Health and Sports Performance and is an advisor for several snow sport industry companies, including Rossignol, Nordica, Fischer, and Patagonia. Off the slopes, Chris contributes to" Ski" magazine, "Tahoe Quarterly," "Professional Skier," and" Sierra Sun." He also has contributed instructional videos to the Ski Channel and Ski.com. A central Massachusetts native, Chris is a member of the American Mountain Guides association and has guided rock climbing, mountaineering, and backcountry skiing throughout Sierra Nevada, New England, Wyoming, Chile, Nepal, and Canada. He lives in Truckee, California, with his wife, Jenny (a former collegiate ski racer), and their three children.