Terrain Based Learning™
The Rollers

Step 3The Rollers

Ski

Explore extended movement, pumping the terrain and using the Magic Carpet!

Start with a good Athletic Stance – Chest up with Ankles, Knees, and Waist flexed. Pressure the tongues of your boots.

Pumping – In your athletic stance, drop into the rollers. Slowly extend your knees as you ascend the front of each roller, Stand tall at the top, then flex your knees as you descend the back of each roller.

Magic Carpet – Using your poles, push up to the magic carpet. While leaning forward on your skis, allow the carpet to pick you up. Be sure to leave space between you and the person in front of you.

Ready to move on – Once you are comfortable moving in the fall line and can link each roller top to bottom.

Snowboard

Explore extended movement, pumping the terrain and using the Magic Carpet!

Athletic Stance – knees and ankles flexed, back straight, weight over your front foot, looking where you want to go.

Pumping – In your athletic stance, drop into the rollers. Slowly extend your knees as you ascend the front of each roller, Stand tall at the top, then flex your knees as you descend the back of each roller.

Magic Carpet – Using your skating to push up to the magic carpet. While leaning forward on your lead foot, allow the carpet to pick you up while you place your free foot between your bindings. Be sure to leave space between you and the person in front of you.

Ready to move on – Once you are comfortable moving in the fall line and can link each roller top to bottom.