Whether brand new to the sport or a seasoned skier, you likely will have heard about ski technique. Perhaps the biggest question relating to it; `is having good technique important?`. And the answer? Absolutely. People having different motivating factors for fine tuning their skiing, whether it is for vanity reasons – namely `looking good`, or wanting to tackle tricker terrain, but the most relevant reason to be technically sound when you ski is that it is the most efficient. When we have poor habits, they work against us, requiring us to use unnecessary energy and effort getting down, and can even place stress on body parts that need not be stressed. That said, here are three commonly seen bad habits in skiers of all levels, and more importantly, how to correct them.
1. Leaning back
If you have ever taken a ski lesson in your life, you would