World-class coach and skier Seth Stisher (h2osmosis.com) shows you how to get the most out of your water ski coach. LISTEN and TRUST From a coach’s standpoint, it takes my heart out of the game when I know someone isn’t listening. Give the coach a chance to get through to you. COMMUNICATE Most coaches will […]
In the years Seth Stisher has spent coaching water skiers, he’s discovered the easiest way to run the slalom course for the first time is to run it accidentally.
When your offside turn just isn’t cutting it, you usually try to tune the fin to get your water ski to finish the turn on that troublesome side of the slalom course. But when that doesn’t work…
We spoke with a handful of water ski pros to find out where they travel in the offseason and came up with these four hot spots for winter water ski vacations. The following locales offer warm water, professional coaching and plenty of family-friendly attractions for both skiers and non-skiers alike. Ski Nautique Club Caraibes Club […]
From docks to gates, Seth Stisher helps you get into the right frame of mind. Most sports are greatly dependent on your mental game, but slalom skiing takes that to a new level. There are no second chances in competition slalom skiing – if you fall or miss a buoy, it’s game over for you. […]
Four tips to save your back on deepwater water ski starts. by Seth Stisher Compress If you are not fully compressed, you put strain on your body by creating additional pressure against the boat and by tensing muscles that may fight the boat to the point of failure. Allow the boat to pull you into […]
Every skier has to battle the wind from time to time. Let pro slalom skier and coach Seth Stisher guide you through his best tips for windy conditions. Video courtesy of PJ McMillan of Edged Productions and Skiers Pier.
Whether you’re still in a drysuit or hitting the water in nothing but your boardies, your early-season sets can establish the pace for your entire season. Although your first inclination is probably to bang out a few passes in the course or rip the biggest turns possible, building a strong foundation with some early-season drills […]
This summer more pro slalom skiers than ever before are packing up their ski boats, their trucks and their buses and taking their game to the streets. What could be more convenient than having your favorite skier visit a lake near you, offering advice, providing demo equipment, and conducing clinics? So take advantage of the […]