1 - WAXING THE GRIP ZONE
Before performing your grip waxing, it’s important to mark out the grip area in advance.That is, the area on which you’re going to apply your grip wax.
Here are our tips to determine this area:
1 - Stand on your two skis flat, which will put the ski under pressure
2 - Slide a sheet of paper underneath
3 - Mark the point where the sheet meets resistance.
Usually, the grip zone starts about 15/20cm in front of your binding and ends at your heel.
If after a few sessions, you feel you’re having trouble getting your ski to grip, feel free to increase your grip zone on the front, up to 25 cm in front of the binding.
There are two categories of grip wax, and so two waxing methods: