MA for Miles

Re: MA for Miles

Postby newskier » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:10 pm

thank you, I got it.
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby A.L.E » Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:28 am

Max_501 wrote:Miles, HH says your stance width is fine. He thinks the skiing in the earlier video is better than the latest. In the later video there is a leg push used to get the skis to an edge. In both cases more CB/CA and tipping.


Is he still alive or are you channelling?
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby A.L.E » Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:25 am

Hey Miles have you done much work with the Power Release drill?

I think it could be good for your skiing. The Essentials came out with that drill at the same time I was looking for a way to develope the HH or ski racer type angles I marvelled at. For me it was definitely the key to showing me there really was an attainable path to expert skiing. The drill quickly gave me a sense of the independent roles for each foot. The long leg/short leg, flex to release, float and the need for early strong CB followed as did tipping to initiate and really tighten the turn radius.

At the moment these latest videos don't show much other than some very competent noodling down the hill. You got to crank it up a bit man! That's a bit harsh but you can show us better stuff. I'd imagine Mammoth in Spring is the ideal time to find some uncrowed slopes to practice some bigger angles.

One tip though. If you do end up widening your stance a little as a result like I did don't let too much weight end up on the inside ski, which is what happened to me. Dianna fixed it by doing drills where the outside ski was the only balance point so that at any time during the turn I could lift the inside ski off the snow and balance was maintained. Garlands or phantom moves or one footed skiing reinforced this.
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby milesb » Sun Feb 14, 2016 5:38 pm

These are two of my favorite videos of Harald:




Here is me inspired by these videos

I thought it would be fun and informative to compare. Thx to Art Rothafel for taking the video
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby milesb » Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:28 pm

Regular skiing
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby l2ski » Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:26 am

Thanks for posting! In the TFR, I watched the first two turns frame by frame.
You have a nice early balance transfer to the uphill edge. How long did it take you to
get this? I'm working on this and trying to integrate into my skiing.
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby milesb » Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:58 pm

I've been practicing pmts for about 15 years, so it's kind of fuzzy how long that took. The balance transfer itself is not intentional, it is a result of inside leg movements. Always focus on the movements.
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby HeluvaSkier » Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:52 pm

Got a camera with zoom?
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby milesb » Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:25 am

No, we just use iphones
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby l2ski » Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:22 am

milesb wrote:I've been practicing pmts for about 15 years, so it's kind of fuzzy how long that took. The balance transfer itself is not intentional, it is a result of inside leg movements. Always focus on the movements.


Finally, I understand this; It only took a year to figure out and posting a video of my skiing
to get a hint.

It's about focusing on releasing the downhill ski; relax the leg, begin flattening,
then lifting and tipping to LTE continuously. Lifting the tip
first helps with raising the new inside hip to begin counter balancing,
and firing correct muscles in the new stance leg and hip to prevent the knee from rotating in
(firing of the gluteal muscle group).
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Re: MA for Miles

Postby milesb » Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:05 am

I'm glad it helped.
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