Level 1 Coach Course – June 4/5

A Level 1 Dryland Coach Course will be held in Canberra on June 4/5. This course covers training principles and dryland training, and will be presented by Australian Team coaches Finn Marsland and Robert Jones.

The course will be delivered through presentations, group activities and practical demonstrations. Workshop topics include: Conditioning for XC skiing; Program Planning; Mental Training; Competition Preparation; Sports Nutrition; Age Appropriate Training Activities. Practical sessions include: strength training, hill bounding and rollerskiing.

The course location will be confirmed in the next week, with online registration to be set up on the Ski & Snowboard Australia website. The cost of the course is $275 (incl. GST), the preliminary course times are as follows:
9:30am – 5:00pm Saturday June 4
9:00am – 4:00pm Sunday June 5

Please note participants are required to supply their own hill bounding poles and rollerski equipment; it may be possible to rent a limited amount of rollerski equipment from Snowsports ACT

Participants are expected to complete the Australian Sports Commission’s online Community Coaching General Principles, prior to attending the course. Once completed a copy of the certificate should be emailed to the National Coaching Director.

For more information contact:

  • Finn Marsland – Course Convener: finn.marsland@gmail.com
  • Allison McArdle – National Coaching Director: allison.c.stoddart@gmail.com



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