How To Ski Moguls
You can learn how to ski moguls. Many people who snow ski find it even more fun, and more of a challenge to ski moguls. It can be intimidating at first, but you can learn what you need to do to ski moguls and add more fun to this winter sport.
Skiing moguls may sound difficult and even intimidating, but with the right instruction, you can begin trying to master the moguls to add more fun to your snow skiing experience. For you to learn to ski moguls, there are some tips for you to follow:
- Get used to the bumps. Spend time standing on them in your skis, maneuvering around them, and letting your skis run through them.
- Make a pre-run over the bump. Make your skis go directly over the bumps, turn around and come back over them. This will get you used to skiing directly over the mogul. This is called traversing.
- Keep your shoulders the same height. When traversing back and forth over the (bumps) or moguls, you need to consistently keep your shoulders at the same height. This means that you use your legs. Let your legs bend, or compress, and lengthen as you run over the bumps.
- Let the mogul push your feet. When you move over a bump, let the mogul push your feet up under you but keep your shoulders aligned and over your toes.
- Coming off the mogul. When you come down the other side of the mogul, stand straight and tall again, letting your legs gain length.
Once you have tried a mogul for the first time, you should start to gain confidence. As you continue to tackle moguls more and more, you will gain more control and see that skiing can be more fun and interesting with moguls. If at first you find moguls hard and challenging, keep trying and you will gain more confidence and have more fun on the slopes.