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10 days ago in Cross Country
Broad Jumping on Skis to Improve Double Pole
This is a double pole drill that uses the broad jump to teach the rhtym and timing of the double pole.
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23 days ago in Sport Science
Flexion and Extension Exercises Utilizing a Medicine Ball
There are a wide variety of exercises athletes can use to train the torso — all the muscles and connective tissues linking the lower and upper body. Here, USSA Strength & Conditioning Coach Michael ...
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47 days ago in Alpine
2014-15 World Cup Winning Runs Highlight Reel
"It is probably the best tool I have used in my career to date"
Mikaela Shiffrin ...
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82 days ago in Sport Education
Golden Advice from Mikaela Shiffrin
Mikaela Shiffrin talks about drive, determination and shares some of the best advice offered to her as a child.
1 new video added
82 days ago in Cross Country
Key Points to Strong Cornering
U.S. Ski Team coach Jason Cork talks about key points for strong cornering.
1. Set up the corner Wide-Narrow-Wide ...
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90 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated
Join Allen Tran, MS, RD, USSA High Performance Chef as he shares some healthy foods that can help you maintain your hydration goals.
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139 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Packing Healthy Snacks for Training
Basic planning for bringing snacks up on the hill to maintain the quality of training sessions.
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167 days ago in Alpine
Push Me Pull Me Drill
This simple exercise can help skiers understand the role of the ankle in balance and pressure, and what is meant by ankle tension. By pulling and pushing on an athletes ski tips while standing on a ...
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167 days ago in Sport Science
Specificity in Dryland Training
USSA Strength and Conditioning Coach Chad Gerhard discusses how the specificity principle should be applied in dryland training. Rather than try to simulate the specific movements of skiing and ...
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206 days ago in Sport Nutrition
Good and Bad Fats in an Athlete's Diet
Fats are an important part of the athlete's diet, but not all fats are created equal. This video talks about the difference between good fats and bad fats, and some easy sources for healthy fats ...
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