SL Progressions

SL Progressions 

Begin with Body Warm Up & Warm Up Ski

Lane 1

  • SL Brush (Balanced Athletic Stance)
    • Hop Turns - 2x10: 0.75 Brushes
      Single Pole Touch, Rhythmatic Jumps
  • SL Brush (Upper and Lower Body Separation)
    • Quick Turns in Fall Line - 2 x 20: 1.75 Brushes Picket Fence
      Balanced Skiing with Pole Plant
      (Are your legs turning more than your body?)
  • SL Stub (Balance and Athletic Stance)
    • Tight Stubbies Course - 1x20: 4 meters slight turn
      Carving
      (Is upper body facing down the hill?)
  • Pole Hopper (Active Weight Transfer)
    • Agility Course Lateral Step on Road Flat - Pole Hoppers on Ground Step Over
      Balanced from one Foot to Other
  • SL Brush (Upper Body Discipline)
    • Poles in Hip Crease - 1x30 1.75 Brush Picket Fence
      All motion is in the legs
      (How much are the poles moving?)
  • Panel (Carving Clean Turns)
    • No Touching Gates Ski to Wall - 1x20 13m Panel SL
      Balanced Top of Turn
      (How Deep are they Going?)
  • SL Gates (Self Expression)
    • Normal Rhythm SL - 1x30 12 meter SL
      Pressure in the Fall Line

Lane 2

  • SL Panel (Balanced Athletic Stance)
    • No Touching the Gates Ski to Wall - 1x20 10 meter Panel SL
      Balanced Dynamic Skiing
      (Where is the Balance Point?)
  • SL (Balanced Athletic Stance)
    • Carving Clean Turns in Balance - 1x20 16 meter SL, very turny
      Maintain Balance on Outside
      (Upper Body Placement)
  • SL Stubbies (Active Weight Transfer)
    • ​​​​​​​Dynamic Skiing from one Ski to Other - 1x20 6 meter stubbies - turny
      Very Active Skiing
      (Where is the Weight Transfer?)
  • SL - Spine (Suck Switch to Maintain Snow Contact)
    • ​​​​​​​Skiing Rhythm SL through Spine - 1x20 11 meter SL
      Skis Stay on the Snow
      (Actively Absorb and Extend)
  • Rollers (Balanced Athletic Stance)
    • Free Ski on the Rollers - Just the Rollers no Wickets
      Rhythm and Tempo Maintained
      (Are They Balanced?)

Lane 3 

  • SL (Self Expression)
    • Normal SL on Pitch - 1x20 10 meter SL even Rhythm
  • SL (Balanced Athletic Stance)
    • Carving Clean Turns in Balance - 1x20 14 meter SL very turny
  • SL (Active Weight Transfer)
    • Dynamic Skiing from one ski to the other - 1x20 8 meter SL easy even rhythm
      Skis stay on the Snow
      (Actively Absorb and Extend)
  • SL (Carving Clean Turns)
    • ​​​​​​​No Touching Gates Ski to Wall - 1x20 12 meter Panel SL
      Balanced Top of Turn
      (How Deep are they going?)
  • SL Brush (Balanced Athletic Stance)
    • Quick Turns in Rollers - 2x20 2m picket fence brush in rollers
  • Rollers (Balance Athletic Stance)
    • ​​​​​​​Free Ski in the Rollers - Just Rollers no Wickets
      Rhythm and Tempo Maintained
      (Are they in Balance?)