John Clendenin helped put skiing on the map by being one of the first ski champion’s when they started ski competitions in 1973. Since then, he has been in over 20 promotional ski films, and even helped to develop some of the most elite skier in the industry. His teaching methods have been perfected down to a science and he believes that in order to be a great skiers you have to be able to perfect what he calls the “love spot”.
• Being precise allows you to build consistency.
• Consistency in the Lexicon.
• Technical things are important but in the beginning your job is to make it as easy as possible for people to start to understand and you do that by making is as simple and fun.
Use the link: https://vimeo.com/549698489/77ca8abf6a to see a 3-minute example of John's ski instructions!
TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [5:32] No consistency. [9:17] A lot of advancement can be made. [15:30] Edges are the system.