XC Ski School
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Learn how to cross country ski with a complete beginning video lesson from 20-year veteran ski instructor, Emily Wexler. Emily covers the equipment, how to go, stop, turn, fall and get up, and enjoy the entire resort. Her easy-going style helps first-time skiers learn to enjoy the snow and the beautiful outdoors.
Twenty one professionally filmed and edited video chapters cover how to go, stop and turn. Chapters are downloaded (not streamed) so they can be watched off-line out on the trails at the ski resort. Watch the lesson and practice each technique and, in about an hour, you'll be ready for a ski around the resort.
Includes the following chapters:
Can You Cross Country Ski?
History of Cross Country Skiing
Go for a Walk
In The Tracks
How to Fall
How to Get Up
Straight Arms Go Faster
Getting In and Out of the Tracks
Using the Ski Poles
Emily's lesson is designed for the average person with no prior skiing experience. By the end of the lesson you will be comfortable on the beginner trails at any cross country ski resort.
Great for the casual XC skier
If you only cross country ski once a year like me, this app makes it easy to remember what you need to know to be safe and have fun. It doesn't take the place of professional instruction, but is a handy, accessible trove of useful information. You have to download each video, so can take a while with a slow connection, and clips are very short, but still useful.
Could Be Better
Not the same quality as the Ski School downhill skiing app. Video progress should be recorded, techniques should broken up into beginner, intermediate, and advanced, with more advanced techniques added. Finally, a bit more enthusiasm as well as a video of actual trail skiing would be nice. Great start!
Does not even load with IOS 7
- Category: Sports
- Released: Nov 05, 2012
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 7.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: WexWorks, LLC
- © 2012 by WexWorks LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.