The second edition of the Alpine Technical Manual focuses on the contemporary technical aspects of skiing and ski teaching. Designed as a companion to Core Concepts for Snowsports Instructors, this manual includes helpful material about teaching, movement mechanics, and ski performance. Fast track to parallel as well as more traditional lesson planning is explored through the use of stepping stones. While maintaining the heart of the “skills concept,” the material covers movements that promote better, more confident skiing. It incorporates features of American skiing, ski performance, movement analysis, skier zones, slope etiquette, and boot alignment issues. Skiing drills, lesson tips, and beautiful skiing photos in full color are designed to boost your teaching expertise, letting both you and your students enjoy the process of learning. 8 1/2 x 11”. 92 pages. 2006.