The only complete reference of its type, The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing provides a wealth of useful and entertaining information about contemporary, high-performance skiing and state-of-the-art teaching.
This book is an invaluable resource for ski instructors and serious skiers of every ability level. Far more than a dictionary of terms, The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing contains in-depth discussions of modern ski technique as well as historical information, teaching methodology, learning theory, and biomechanics. Completely updated to address the latest ski technologies and teaching concepts, the Third Edition describes numerous effective drills and exercises, explains tactics for skiing various snow conditions, and includes a concise analysis of the essence of great skiing.
Beginner, intermediate, or expert, The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing will benefit every serious skier and belongs on the bookshelf of anyone who teaches skiing for a living.
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Bob Barnes is a PSIA Fully Certified (Level 3) ski instructor and Director of Training at Keystone Resort in Colorado. He is an EpicSki Academy coach, a member of the Elan Ski Special Forces Team, and an instructor trainer and Examiner for the Rocky Mountain division of Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA-RM). He has taught skiing since 1978 in Colorado and his home state of Maine.