Originally Posted by ssh
You're drawing too many conclusions, vlad. There were a bunch of posts removed in that thread because it had a very narrow purpose. I did not do the removing, FWIW.
(vlad note: no sh*t. that went without say. it was meant only as a modicum of invoking levity form an otherwise antiseptic thread.
i wonder at the levity of your classes.)
. Personally, I don't spend any time telling skiers what they are doing except to encourage them to continue doing what they are doing well. I will use my assessment to choose some drills or tips to see if I can guide them in affecting change. But, I've got a lot to learn about all that...
(Absolutely- positive reinforcemet is, and, should always be, the order of the day in regard to ski instructing, as opposed to race-coaching. the less you tell 'em what they're doing,
and the more you show 'em the better and faster they progress.
this is the locus of my entire ski instructing philosophy. i promise you a signed, complimentary copy of 'me book, ssh.