as an instructor something I see a lot of apparent skiing with their children it's a right way and a wrong way to do this the most common problem is the parent taking a nice smooth rounded turns in control and the child simply seeing the person in front of the maker turn and making that turn at exactly the same time train your child to turn where you turn not when you turn it will massively improve their skiing and more importantly their control what you can do is make it into a game I'm going to drag my pole and make a good solid line showing where I'm turning and the child's goal is to simply rub the line out now don't forget to keep an eye on where you're going and looking front but within a few runs your child will actually start to follow your line really well much more control and they'll even start to lose that snowplow something else that parents do when you're getting on a chairlift is try and keep the child in the middle it's not the best option always put the child on the outside and on this case for example on the left now you can see that guy he works on the lift standing on the Left he's going to be able to help a very small child onto the lift and at the top there's also another man there that will help the child off the lift a lot of modern chair lists now have a thing called kid stops which are designed to go lower on the bar so for very small child make it a lot harder for them to slide under the bar they're always on the outside so when you're getting on a chairlift put the kid on the outside so we're going to get on the lift now imagine I've got a child here very small child I've got hold of him this man can also help the child get on to the lift kids on happy days now when I pull the bar down and you're going to see that these black things here called kids stops are designed so the kid won't actually slide through that bar if you don't have those another good way to do it is to rest the pole across the child they're going to sit on his legs and stop the kid being able to slip forward if it's a very small kid you can even put your arm round and hold the other side of the pole he's not going anywhere so I'm getting near the top of the lift don't rush you're taking the bar up the kids still nicely there take my feet off now get a good hold on his jacket or his arm anything but again if you're going to have a problem there's going to be a man here to help stand up and lift the kid off there and slide away from the lift you

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    It’s in austria

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Where was the lifty at the top to help. He was sun bating with hands in pocket

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    I always ski with my eight years old cousin and he is all over the place, i mean he’s actually REALLY good at skiing but he likes to go over bumps and get on a lift as fast as possible even if it means him skiing full speed into a crowded line, he also doesn’t get on and off the lift as good and sometimes even knocks me down, this tips has helped me with some parts so thank you!!!!

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    6-person lift!

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    It’s tignes le lac

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    thank you so much for all lessens love you so much

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    That's in la plagne

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Oh I hate that lift in the thumbnail it takes you up to that mad dj person but I do like the fact you can go down through the mountain in the tunnel

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Need to buy carving skis next year…

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    love your videos, although it was a little sad when you put your arm around your imaginary child.

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    i just yell at them, a lot.

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    2:35 looks so beautiful, i want to ski there

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    I thought this would be a tutorial on how not to hit every fucking kid who snails his way down the slopes.

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Great video! If you have any others for teaching children, I would love to see them.

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Thank you very much for these perfect videos ! Do you think every technique/exercise from all your videos can be used for teaching children?
    I'm expert level skier but have difficulty figuring out how to teach, and what's best to teach my 7 year old daughter for her level (intermediate) so I plan to use your videos for intermediate skiers in the same order.

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    where was the video taken ??? Arian location

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    You should show regular skiing like going down double black diamond slopes

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Skiing with children:
    1. Let them grow up.
    2. Ski with them like with other men.

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    I'm heading out tomorrow for some practice, so I'll remember your advice

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Make sure you stay balanced over your feet. Keep your hands in front and use your ankles knees and hips to absorb any of the small bumps stay relaxed, if you tense up the bumps will push you off balance. Hope this helps

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Question… There was a vid on moguls… What about ruts and small bumps that cannot be avoided… Like less than 6 in in height an no larger than a foot across… I seem to lose balance in these scenarios

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Get used to using a piste map and try and look for visual help like large mountings,restaurants, etc. After a while you will soon recognise where you are on the mountain.hope this helps

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    How you can orient in this big ski resort ?

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Hi Levi. We filmed this particular how to ski with children tip in Tignes, France. It's a great resort for early season skiing.

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Great video! Where is this ski resort? What resort?

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    Well done dad!

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    I'm just glad that I have a dad that already knows all of these useful tips, only my second time skiing and I got on a blue run. Couldn't have done it without my dad

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    @elesquiador7 Thanks elsquiador7

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  • June 2, 2019 at 4:50 pm
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    @brianl9944 Of course! This isn't a comprehensive guide to skiing with kids, just a couple of useful tips – that children should wear helmets we'd hope goes without saying…

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