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Jiri Nohejl named LSIA Technical Director

Jiri Nohejl is joining the Lithuanian Snowsports Instructors Association (LSIA) as the Technical Director to develop Technical and Teaching Concepts, to design Education System and to manage Digital Strategy. Starting September 1, 2018, Nohejl will support LSIA professional development, maintain a strong international connection and prepare LSIA’s first participation at Interski Congress 2019 in Pamporovo, Bulgaria. “Jiri’s is joining LSIA with proven experience leading education programs, structuring assessment system, developing technical and teaching concepts and managing digital and printed content in the Association of Professional Ski Instructors of the Czech Republic. We are delighted he has decided to take our offer and take on a challenging position of the Technical Director,” said Ieva Urbon, LSIA Executive Director and President. “He is going to be a valuable asset for our organization in the further development of our education system and international… Read More »Jiri Nohejl named LSIA Technical Director

The Magic of Dynamic Balance

In the last episode of this article series we started form the head, or to be more precise from the mind, and we have shown that understanding plays a key role in learning efficient ski technique. This time we will focus more closely on one of the essentials of skiing fundamentals – correct balanced stance on skis. How do we stand? Or are we moving? Often we hear the term “basic skiing position” which gives the impression that it is something stable, static and immobile. Moreover claiming that we are trying to build up this position while skiing and by establishing it we will find ourselves in stable balance emphasize this impression about static character of skiing alignment even more. But is this really true? Let’s try to find together the answer to the question whether we should stand properly… Read More »The Magic of Dynamic Balance