Although there are several effective slalom styles and methods employed among top skiers, one factor that is almost collectively shared is the low positioning of the handle during the pulling phase. The lower your arms when they extend away from your body, the lower the ski boat’s pull is transferred through your back. This allows you to bear the load with your entire back and midsection (core). In this water ski how to, find out three ways to ski with less effort.
Turn to completion
The finish of your turn is where you establish a low anchor point with your handle. As you move through your turn, resist the urge to quickly get across the course. Instead, ensure your outside hip and free hand move back to the handle at the same rate. This will allow you to finish the turn with your hips and handle close.