Taking Skiing Lessons

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Don’t Say… “I Almost Hit a Tree Once, So I’m Done Skiing” But Take a Lesson!

I’ve heard that phrase SO many times and guess what? I was in the SAME situation. Yeah, the first time I went skiing, my friends took me to the top and said, “OK, do this to stop. Let’s go.” And skiing that day was terrifying. I probably almost hit a few trees… for sure. Then […]

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What Was That Word My Ski Instructor Said?

Us ski instructors totally geek out on skiing. That’s probably why we’re ski instructors. For others who like skiing, once they meet us and hear how we talk, they usually come to realize that there’s more to skiing than just pointing your skis down the hill. We do talk differently and I think it’s best […]

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Skiing Books for Beginners

Beginning Skiing Tips and Techniques If you’re thinking about trying skiing and wondering what to expect, then have I got the tips for you! Starting something new can be exciting and a little scary. It’s fun to learn something new but skiing is an extreme sport and comes with some important safety rules to follow. […]

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Fun Ski Lessons This Last Weekend

I worked the last 4 days at Cascade and I had a lot of fun lessons over the new year. The temps were good (not too cold or too warm), there were fireworks and we were making snow. On Saturday, there was some nice sun shining down. Today, we had some nice, light flurries. I […]

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Want Happier, Healthier Kids? Just Add Snow!

Want to have happier, healthier kid this winter? Get them on a steady diet of snow, encourages the Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI). “Placing children in a ski and snowboard lesson can help them stay active, put them in a playful outdoor environment, and introduce them to a […]

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Beginner and Intermediate Skiing Lessons in Wisconsin

Take a Ski Lesson! This year, I’ll be teaching beginner and intermediate lessons at Cascade Mountain in Portage, WI. If you would like a lesson, please book it through the Ski School desk and request me (Tony Herman). Ideally, a 2 hour lesson would be best but an hour is fine. With a 2 hour […]

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Ski Camps 2015

Well, I just spent a week on the Rocky Mountains doing 2 ski camps. I did Erika and Arnie’s camp along with Jennifer’s. We have awesome snow! I skied 6 days in a row and there was fresh powder 4 of those days for sure. Thursday and Friday were complete powder days. Just amazing conditions […]

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Skiing Lessons in Full Swing

In December, I worked with training the new hires and the returning instructors and now skiing season is rocking. I taught 3 lessons yesterday – one private and then two groups. They were all great. The private ski lesson was a 13 year old named Lawson and he was really into sailing and was a […]

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Take a Lesson in December

Ok, so it’s going to get really cold again this season. If you remember last year (who could forget?), you’ll remember that it was nice in December and then just colder than the North Pole the rest of the season… brrr! So, if you’re even thinking about getting outdoors this late fall or winter, get […]

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Presidents Day Weekend Skiing

It was another busy weekend at Cascade on Presidents Day weekend. The weather was really good, too – especially Sunday. I had a number of private lessons, some beginner group lessons and an intermediate group lesson or two as well. People take advantage of private lessons so that they can skip in line during these […]

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