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The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing, 3rd Edition

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The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing, 3rd Edition
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A unique compendium of facts, illustrations, and insightful descriptions of contemporary alpine skiing, The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing is the definitive reference for instructors and all serious skiers. While it focuses on modern skiing, thoroughly exploring up-to-the-minute technique and equipment issues, it also covers historical and scientific influences on the sport. Written by an elite instructor, the explanations are clear and entertaining, the suggestions tried, and effective. Instructors and coaches will find the extensive coverage of teaching and learning topics indispensable, and immediately useful. From beginner to expert, any skier with a desire to excel will appreciate the wealth of exercises, drills, insights, and hints for skiing various terrain and conditions. The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing raises the benchmark for skiing books. Read it, and you will ski better, teach better, and expand your appreciation of this fascinating sport!

Details:
DetailValue
BindingPaperback
LabelSnowline Pr
List Price$29.95
ManufacturerSnowline Pr
Product GroupBook
Product Type NameABIS_BOOK
PublisherSnowline Pr
StudioSnowline Pr
TitleThe Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing, 3rd Edition
EAN9780966913156
AuthorBob Barnes
ISBN0966913159
LanguagesEnglish
Number Of Pages336
Publication Date1999-01-01
Edition3rd
Models:
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC

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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The Author:
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. 

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