Coaching and Teaching XC Resources
- Strength Station Workout Cards
American XC Skiers has produced a first edition set of 39 cards perfect for gym and field circuit workouts with XC ski groups. The design is fun making the cards ideal for all ages and all abilities.
- Early Season Group Training Progression
A fifteen day progression designed for high school and junior programs (beginner/low intermediate emphasis) but easily adapted to other age groups.
- Technique Checklists For Coaches/Instructors
Posted at the Cross Country Canada site. Some nice summaries of the different technical elements. Note differences in terminology to accepted U.S. terms listed in the xcskiworld.com Technique sections. Neither version wrong or right, just different.
- Teaching Technique Organizational Tips
Outline of tips for coaches, instructors, parents and anyone working with or interested in working with athletes on developing technique skills.