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Skiing Instruction Videos

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Need help learning to ski? The following free skiing instruction videos are available exclusively from About.com and will help you with getting on and off a ski lift and a magic carpet and learning skiing basics so you can get started on the ski slopes.

How to Get On and Off a Ski Lift on Skis

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If you've never taken a ski lift before, it can look a little intimidating. Don't stress. Getting on and off a ski lift requires just a few basic skills. See how to do it.

How to Get On and Off a Magic Carpet on Skis

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A magic carpet ski lift is like a moving walkway you find in airports, except it goes up a ski slope. See how to get on and off a magic carpet so you look like a pro!

How to Do the Gliding Wedge

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The gliding wedge, or snow plow, is the starting point for any new skier. It gives you good control and a solid platform for advancement. See our tips on how to get comfortable with the gliding wedge.

How to Ski a Straight Run

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If you're new to skiing, one of the first things to learn is how to do a straight run. The straight run requires a good skiing stance and forms the foundation of further development. See our tips for mastering the straight run!

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