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Colder Weekend But Great Snow!

On Friday, I had a group from American Family Insurance and some school kids from Oregon, WI. The lesson took longer (we went over) but had a good time, so I didn’t mind. On Saturday, I had a private lesson with two girls (9 and 11 I believe) and we worked on some edging and […]

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First Set of Lessons and Re-Training

This last weekend, I worked Friday night, Saturday and Sunday. On Friday night, I had a group of middle school kids. I was able to go through my entire beginner lesson. It went well and the kids were great. It was really cold, so I kept everyone moving to keep them warm. We came all […]

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Cascade Open Last Weekend

I got out on the snow this last weekend at Cascade Mountain in Portage, WI where I teach. We had a good amount of runs open and the snow was actually really, really good! There weren’t many people either, so not nearly as dangerous as I thought (since the opening weekend at a place can […]

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Ready to Ski? Ski Lessons in Wisconsin

Well, I got back from training out in Colorado and I’m ready to start skiing in Wisconsin! I’ve been talking to people I meet and it seems many of them don’t have plans to ski this year. If that’s you, then why not? Why stay indoors all winter, watching TV or whatever? Why not get […]

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Five Hour Private Lesson!

Yes, on Saturday I had a private lesson from 9-10 am and then had a 5 hour lesson after that. It was fun. There were essentially 3 of us instructors with 3 students for 5 hours. We all worked together because the students (three 16 year old guys) wanted to stay together. We’d do a […]

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January is “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month”

There’s still time to get out and learn and enjoy the rest of winter! www.skiandsnowboardmonth.org -Tony

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How Young Can Children Learn to Ski?

I just posted an article on my other website about what age kids can learn to ski. This was after I had a private lesson yesterday with two four year old boys. It was a fun lesson! -Tony

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Intermediate Skiing: Making Big Turns

Here’s a good video I found about how to make big turns in a smaller space. This is useful to control your speed on more of a pitch. I tell my students that you can ski really any pitch if you just make big turns and it’s true. -Tony

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Skiing Crud

Here’s my lesson I’ve prepared on how to ski crud. I did present this one and got some good feedback. Enjoy.

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