A good exercise to encourage that commitment to the lower ski
We can use our hands and our knees.
We're going to get rid of the poles
and take both hands and place them on the downhill knee or thigh, in this sort of area.
Now that's once I've completed that turn. So you are going to stay on that the leg all the way through that turn until you want to start the next one and then you're going to gently stand up,
let the skis start the turn and then go down towards the other one.
It's a nice smooth gradual movement but it's really going to help you commit to that lower ski.
Be aware that you want to be in this position and not this position. So as you put your hands on that knee, let your shoulders go with them.
That's a good position.
The best way to start this is in your snow plough pointing down hill with the hands in front. Start to slide and then we're going to turn and gently place those hands on that downhill ski. Up, neutral onto both skis and then gently down towards that left leg.
Up, neutral, both skis gently down towards the right leg. So don't rush it at all just be nice and smooth.
You can see my shoulders over that left leg.
Feel the control, gently up onto both, don't rush it and then smoothly down onto that right leg.
When you feel comfortable with this. Try it with the poles but keep your body in the same position.
Remember, from when we were touching the leg, the feeling of committing to the downhill ski.
It's the same feeling here go from one leg, back to both and then over to the next leg.
Nothing is rushed.
Keep looking ahead and just feel what the skis are doing.