In a perpendicular to the fall line aspect we have level skis but each is at a different elevation. As we turn towards the fall line the tips drop below the feet and the feet drop below the tails. So things like fore-aft balance and lateral balance facing down the hill is going to change. Then as we turn across the hill it changes back. Add the relative speed of the body and higher velocity of the skis (v=td) and it all gets even more complex. Drag must also be considered, both from the ski/snow interface and air resistance. Suddenly the simple task and how we articulate our joints during a turn becomes far more complex than the livingroom dorsi flex model. Or the often overused and randomly applied mantra based sound bytes.
There simply isn't a readers digest version that would apply. Broad based advice simply cannot be specific enough for it to be valid outside of a narrow range of circumstances. Nor do plug and play progressions allow for enough variability to be of much worth. It's why Tog's insisting I share that sort of universal model simply does't work. A workshop where we explore and experiment with a hundred variations gets us through only a hundred variation. More exist and that willingness to explore another hundred variations is a quality you see among the very best.
Go out and begin that journey, wirk with a ciach you trust, demand they do more than repeat dogma, make them expand on their opinions in depth.
Dig deeper and the detail will eventually merge into a comprehensive understanding of your skiing. No one elses will be quite the same though, so try not to speak in absolutes to others because something worked for you. In another week your skiing will change again and some of those discoveries will morph into a different thing. And that is the ultimate beauty of the sport, change is the only constant and even that rate of change varies on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis. Stay open to it and the sport will alway present you new challenges!
Edited by justanotherskipro - 2/19/16 at 5:30pm