USSA has posted PDFs from this fall’s Coaches Education Conference. The PDFs are available for download here. All told their are 11 articles available, covering topics from designing mental-skills training plans to injury prevention and technique.
The full list of articles is below.
Conference Analysis by Pete Vordenberg, U.S. Ski Team Head Coach
Exertional Leg Pain (Compartment Syndrome) in XC Skiers, Dr. Jon Finnoff, U.S. Ski Team Physician, Mayo Clinic
Developing Junior Skiers, The Stratton Mountain School Model, Sverre Caldwell, Head Coach SMS
Common Cross Country Ski Injuries & Prevention, Aaron Saari, U.S. Ski Team Physical Therapist
Cross Country Ski Technique (notes from a video presentation), Justin Wadsworth, U.S. Ski Team World Cup Coach
Coaching Kikkan Randall and the APU Nordic Ski Team, Erik Flora, Head Coach APU
Thoughts and Musings on Waxing Skis and Waxing the Competition, Randy Gibbs, U.S. Ski Team Serviceman
U.S. Ski Team, Olympics and Beyond, Pete Vordenberg, U.S. Ski Team Head Coach
Designing Coach-Delivered Mental Skills Training Plans, Jon Hammermeister, U.S. Ski Team Psychologist
Whole Body Exercise and Double Poling, an Update on the Current Understanding, H.C. Holmberg, Mid Sweden University, Sweden Winter Sports Research Centre
Sprint in Cross Country Skiing, H.C. Holmberg, Mid Sweden University, Sweden Winter Sports Research Centre