It’s more common for Keith St. Onge to tell his students to relax than to bend their knees. The reason? Quite simply, there’s no reason to ski if you’re not going to enjoy the ride. Learn how to avoid overreacting when skimming across the water. Basic #1: Just Breathe. Relaxing is breathing and breathing is [...]
Paul MacDonald gives you the five keys to help you step back. Although the line step position (LSP) may conjure up images of hard falls and trips to the emergency room, it is one of the more stable and safe positions in back barefooting. Once this position is mastered, one-foots and hops can be performed [...]
Keith St. Onge teaches you to recline and let go for a stylish finish. Laying back in a recliner is surely one of those universal positions we all know and probably love. So it should be little trouble to stick what I like to call the “Lazy Boy” position. (Granted, the remote control is in [...]
Paul MacDonald gives you the key to successful barefoot water ski one-foots, thereby opening the door to more advanced water ski tricks, such as toe holds and front wake slalom. 1. Bend your knees a little more than usual in order to keep your center of gravity lower and bring your ski foot to the [...]
World champ Keith St. Onge shows you how to start out on the right foot when learning to barefoot. 1. Stretching is as important as putting oil in an engine! Your body will use muscles you never knew you had. Get your engine warmed up by stretching your forearms, hamstrings and quads. Once you loosen [...]
In this barefoot water ski how to, Paul Macdonald shows you how to do four easy barefoot skiing tricks that will turn heads on the water.
In this water ski how to, you’ll learn the five simple steps that will have you barefoot skiing behind a plane in no time.
In this water ski how to, Paul Macdonald details the six keys to perfect barefoot position.
A few winter months off the water have left your feet soft and unprepared to face the rigors of barefooting. That’s why it’s a good idea to take your first few rides wearing a pair of shoe skis.
Barefooters have always been known as…well, the crazy and extreme renegades of the water sports world. If you’re a hardcore footer, we don’t mean that to offend, but rather to give props to those willing to do just about anything behind a boat at top speeds. For that reason mostly, however, barefooting’s less-than-sensible rep has [...]