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Cross Country Ski Technique

Mid-Summer Doublepole Technique Check
Mid-Summer Doublepole Technique Check

Mid-Summer Doublepole Technique Check

6/24/2016 - By Judy Geer

No snow around this time of year—just pavement and the various poling machines. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be working on your technique. And with the growing prevalence and importance of double-poling, this seems like a good area to focus on.

Basic herringbone
Basic herringbone

Basic herringbone

12/15/2015 - By Mike Muha

The herringbone is used when the terrain is too steep to diagonal stride. There are five basic elements to the herringbone.

Key points to strong cornering
Key points to strong cornering

Key points to strong cornering

12/8/2015 - By Mike Muha

Four tips for getting around a corner fast! And a couple drills you can do to learn how to ski corners better...

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Classic skiing 101: Fundamental body position
Classic skiing 101: Fundamental body position

Classic skiing 101: Fundamental body position

12/1/2015 - By Mike Muha

On snow yet? U.S. Ski Team coach Bryan Fish reviews the fundamental body positions and movements for classic skiing technique.

Broad jumping on skis to improve double pole
Broad jumping on skis to improve double pole

Broad jumping on skis to improve double pole

11/24/2015 - By Bryan Fish

U.S. Ski Team coach Bryan Fish shows a double pole drill that uses the broad jump to teach the rhythm and timing of the double pole. Do this drill on rollerskis on soft grass to get the feel without worrying about falling.

Supple ankles for double poling
Supple ankles for double poling

Supple ankles for double poling

11/19/2015 - By Jason Cork, USSA

Have back pain from doublepoling? Jason Cork explains he importance of keeping ankles supple for efficient movement and to avoid chronic back pain.

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Better double-poling with supple ankles
Better double-poling with supple ankles

Better double-poling with supple ankles

11/26/2014 - By USSA

U.S. Ski Team coach Jason Cork explains the importance of keeping ankles supple for efficient movement and to avoid chronic back pain when using the double poling technique.

Fundamental body position and movement patterns of Classic Skiing
Fundamental body position and movement patterns of Classic Skiing

Fundamental body position and movement patterns of Classic Skiing

11/24/2014 - By USSA

U.S. Ski Team coach Bryan Fish reviews the fundamental body positions and movements for classic skiing technique.

Can you do THIS? V4 Skate Technique
Can you do THIS? V4 Skate Technique

Can you do THIS? V4 Skate Technique

10/14/2013 - By Mike Muha

Think your V2 is good? Try the V4 and see if you can balance with the best! (If you're really brave, do it on roller skis).

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Downhill in cross country skiing
Downhill in cross country skiing

Downhill in cross country skiing

7/2/2013 - By Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

Downhill skiing is thrilling challenges in high speed that doesn't cost that much energy and gives you a great feeling for the snow, but still a lot of skiers are afraid of the technique and very few are actually focusing on it.

V1 Skate Technique
V1 Skate Technique

V1 Skate Technique

6/22/2011 - By Bryan Fish

See the US Ski Team doing skate drills and interval work at Mt Bachelor on May 28, 2011

Foot-body alignment, orthotics, and exercises

1/24/2011 - By Brian Gregg

During the push-off phase of skate technique, I have a tendency to roll my knee right knee down and toward the centerline, creating an angle that strains the inside of the knee. Would a custom footbed with a reinforced arch help with knee tracking?

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UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

WED, MAR 1, 2017

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series
Nubs Nob, Harbor Springs, MI

SAT, MAR 4, 2017

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson at XCHQ
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

WED, MAR 8, 2017

Nubs Nob Nordic Ski Series
Nubs Nob, Harbor Springs, MI

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