Klaus Mair BLOG
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In this article and video I will give you my best tips for skiing with your own children. There are many things that can go wrong when your skiing with your kids! Make sure that you get the key points – SAFETY – EQUIPMENT and -TECHNIQUE right so it can be a great experience for everybody.
Does mental preparation for recreational skiers matter? Isn’t it only relevant for the pros? Here are some practical tips for your mental ski training.
Watch part 1 of my latest Carving Instructional from Coaching Taka to help you carve turns also on steeper slopes with more control and better performance.
A very special and hopefully one of a lifetime ski season has come to an end. I spent my last day of the 20/21 season in Gargellen. Video below.
In this series of online coaching videos you will be able to join Takahiro Yamagami’s training with SOFASKI.COM and watch his progress.
I joined Dr. Heather Gansel for her stream to talk about one of my clients and how we could help him improve. The video will be especially relevant for skiers that come back from an injury had an injury in the past and are still trying to get back to where they were...
Klaus Mair analyses German YouTuber Marius Quast and shows you how you can ski higher edge angles without giving up on performance.
I am very happy to announce that SOFASKI.COM has started a cooperation with Dr. Heather Gansel. SOFASKI.COM customers will get access to some of her ski fitness videos and articles in the member area and will receive a free initial video consultation plus a 10%...
Exclusively on SOFASKI.COM: The full length 13 minute 2020 Edition Introduction to Powder lesson from “From Blue to Powder” plus the reminder card for download.
In the second part on this topic we will have a closer look at what is going on at the start of the turn.
Why we stress the up and forward so much with our recreational skiers and what the World Cup ski racers are doing.
Two different ways to get a turn started. Which one is better? 15 Minute Video plus article available for everybody in the SOFASKI.COM BLOG.
Introduction to POWDER, reminder card – the updated version of the card is now downloadable for FREE for all in the Klaus Mair Blog. Customers can find all 12 cards in the member area.
Have you already started to work on your skiing or are you still looking for excuses?
Not everybody needs to ski a perfect turn or has to take a lesson.
But why are so many that would love to ski better not even considering ski school?
Some thoughts on what I am trying to achieve in my own skiing and how that relates to ski racing, to other ski demos online and ultimately to what we try to achieve with our students. Customers get access to the full article and a 20 minute self-analysis video.
MEMBER AREA – To ski on the right equipment is a big pre-condition for being able to become a better skier.
Here are some thoughts on Ski Equipment with some specific tips for our Sofa Ski Camp customers.
SKIS, BOOTS and EVERYTHING ELSE
MEMBER AREA - As shown in the short version of the analysis below, we will focus on helping Dejan build up more grip over the outside ski early versus sitting to the back and inside, moving away from the outside ski. This is a fairly common mistake and often triggered...
MEMBER AREA – In a series of articles and videos on Ski Fitness I am trying to show you what works for me and how i prepare and warm up specifically for skiing.
…by Helen Simpson
Read Helen’s diary of her first Sofa Ski Camp. A great read that is not just entertaining but also very interesting to see how she coped with the challenges that come with learning to ski and how she could crown her camp with a heli ski day in the end.
In this series I am trying to give parents valuable information on how they can increase the chance that their time on snow with their children will be a success.