Level 0 Coach Courses 2014

Cross Country Skiing Coach Level O courses will be held in Mt Beauty, Melbourne and Sydney from March to May. The courses are designed for coaches, teachers and parents working with athletes at interscool level and focusses on dryland preparation for the winter. Training techniques covered include ski walking, ski bounding, ski specific strength and roller skiing. Participants will come away with the latest technical knowledge, skill development progressions and 3 easy to follow lesson plans to help engage and prepare athletes for when the snow starts falling.

The course fee is $90. For more information prospective coaches should contact Allison McArdle on 0416627747 or via allison.c.stoddart@gmail.com. Registration is online on the SSA website.

Sessions:
9:00 – 10:00 am Ski walking to ski striding
10:00 – 11:00 am Circuit strength
11:00 – 11:30 am break
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Roller ski techniques, skating and classical
1:30 – 2:30 pm Roller ski trial, a chance to try out what you have learnt and get tips on your own technique from athletes and coaches.

Course Locations/Dates
Mount Beauty, Victoria
Saturday March 29th

Westerfolds Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Wednesday April 30

Oatley Park, Sydney, NSW
Date TBC

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