Lesson 7: Mastering Upper and Lower Body Separation

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So many of the skills you need to succeed in moguls are the very same skills you need to be a more efficient skier outside of the moguls, too. Take upper and lower body separation: it’s a skill that separates advanced and expert skiers from intermediates on- and off-piste. Learn to keep your upper body stable and facing down the fall line as your legs turn beneath you, and you’ll be able to tackle the whole mountain, including moguls.

Ask Glen Plake, and he’ll say that the secret to skiing moguls is being ready to be where you want to be. And the secret to being ready is keeping your upper body stable and facing down the fall line.

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