Effective Skiing

Re-imagine your skiing !
Discover the techniques and biomechanics of expert skiing!

The ski map | wiki

The detailed map of effective skiing technique and topics, organized to drive improvement and understanding.

Blog | thoughts and posts

Many thoughts and technical articles on expert skiing, updated regularly.

Progression | interactive

Interactive exploration of these expert concepts, from beginner to expert skier, with tens of tech talks, on snow sessions and drills.


Featured posts

Featured posts and articles on expert skiing !

Resisting the pressure

Part of the Projected productions - How to Ski series, "Resistance" is an episode on resisting the pressure building up underfoot, so that you can get direction (i.e. have the ski turn).

Leaving it on the table

Guest post - a great presentation on tactics, specifically line selection in GS to maximize speed, the differences between the high line and the direct line.

What Does It Take to Ski Like the Best?

Guest post - How do the skiers we all admire—high level racers, national demo team level instructors, top bump competitors and high level free skiers—get to the level they are at?

The new 2018 season is upon us

Looking at the dryland training you need, equipment review and season planning.

Over 50 great ski drills to improve your skiing !

Browse our library of ski drills, to work on every skill you need to become an expert skier, from Speed control to Carving.

Over 80 technical topics explaining expert skiing.

Large ski technique wiki, explaining in detail all the relevant expert ski concepts, technique and biomechanics and their relationships, how to work on them and more.

Over 120 tech talks and on-snow sessions to explore expert skiing.

Tech talks introduce one concept and aim to create the right mental models, while the on-snow sessions will guide you on exploring the respective biomechanics and relationships and bring them into your skiing.

An approach based on physics and biomechanics.

If you want to dive right into the biomechanics of expert skiing, start with the Anatomical terms of motion for skiing.


Balance starts the improvement chain. Balance gives you confidence and options on skis


Confidence is the enabler of this circle of improvement, created and maintained with balance and movement


Effective movements create balance, increase confidence in the road to expert skiing


Over 50 technical talks and over 70 on snow sessions, covering all the elements of great technique - see the contents.

Nine levels of skill development, from barely gliding on green slopes to expert skier. Go though them all, or focus just on the areas you need:

Green (beginner) - refine your weight transfer and balance on the outside ski, using the inside foot etc
Blue (intermediate) - break out of the "intermediate plateau" by improving fore/aft, carving and speed control, upper body etc
Black (expert) - master the black slopes and expert skiing by refining flexing, coiling and speed control while carving

Different workouts: progressions and sessions to target specific areas of skiing.

Track your progress

You can track your progress through the clear pathways to expert skiing, at each level: technique, quizes, drills, assessments and ideas.

Custom guidance

We each have our own path to success. You'll have your own personal profile to guide you, with custom progressions.


Custom pathways

At every point, the pathway is clearly presented: you know exactly where you're headed, what's next and what to work on.

Private and custom feedback

Take photos and video of your skiing at different stages or every week and request private feedback from our coaches.


Ski Journal

Innovative notes tool and merging the timelines with your progress. Journals are a very effective way to improve progress.

Effective ski map

We have built an extensive map of expert skiing, which you can use to navigate all there is. Use it when you're curious or when you're stuck.



The free membership gives you access to many of the features, including journal, reading log, and the technical wiki topics.


The well priced effective membership gives you access to all the content and features, on snow sessions, talks and dry-land lists and more, including one video assessment.

Fast track

If you ski a lot through the season, this plan will keep you on the fast track, with frequent video assessments, access to more expert and racing topics etc.


Compare the memberhips

An interactive guide to expert skiing that you can take on your phone.

Why | effective skiing

Read about this website: why we created it and what it is!

What | is effective skiing

See what effective skiing is and how you can get there!


Effective skiing is easy as 1-2...4 !
Select interactive sessions, drills and ... topics for expert skiing.

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By: Razie | 2015-05-07 .. 2018-03-19 | Tags: ski , wiki , fundamental , technique

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