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Short turn progression videos Austrian Ski Instructor Levels

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Does anyone know where I can find some videos of Short Turns required for the different levels of the Austrian Ski Instuctor levels ?
(or even the written requirements)

I have looked on You Tube and found BASI levels 2,3,&4 but nothing for the Austrian system. Puzzled

Video clips of any other national system (equivalent to the Austrian would also be useful.)

Thanks in advance for your help. Little Angel
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http://youtube.com/v/WrNSrMQYcdg&t=58s

This is an Austrian examiner, but I can't see find any videos on the exact requirements.
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Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Impressive skiing and unbelievable athleticism from Andreas Spettel.

However, on nearly ever short radius carved turn he makes from left to right - when his left leg is the downhill / outside ski - his right leg / uphill / inside ski leaves the snow surface.

Which to my understanding does not show carving and edging prowess and should have been picked up long before he became an examiner.
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However, on nearly ever short radius carved turn he makes from left to right - when his left leg is the downhill / outside ski - his right leg / uphill / inside ski leaves the snow surface.

Which to my understanding does not show carving and edging prowess and should have been picked up long before he became an examiner.


I think it's reasonable to assume that the strict standards we might use to measure the quality of turns of people striving to achieve a certain level of skiing no longer apply when someone is skiing way beyond that level.

I also suspect the sheer amount of energy and pop you're going to get when doing such high speed dynamic edging turns means it becomes almost impossible to keep your skis on the snow all the time.
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olderscot wrote:
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However, on nearly ever short radius carved turn he makes from left to right - when his left leg is the downhill / outside ski - his right leg / uphill / inside ski leaves the snow surface.

Which to my understanding does not show carving and edging prowess and should have been picked up long before he became an examiner.


I think it's reasonable to assume that the strict standards we might use to measure the quality of turns of people striving to achieve a certain level of skiing no longer apply when someone is skiing way beyond that level.

I also suspect the sheer amount of energy and pop you're going to get when doing such high speed dynamic edging turns means it becomes almost impossible to keep your skis on the snow all the time.


If it was happening on both left and right turns then I agree. The fact that it isn't, suggests an imbalance in both movement and technique.

And yes he skis at a ridiculously high level.
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