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Threshold testing on rollerskis and ski walking
Threshold testing on rollerskis and ski walking

Threshold testing on rollerskis and ski walking

7/20/2011 - By Matt Whitcomb

While running hill climb tests of 12-20 minutes are a good way to assess VO2max (high-end) fitness throughout a preparation period and career, a threshold test can be used as a way of seeing work efficiency from stage to stage throughout the entire test.

Agility training for cross country skiers
Agility training for cross country skiers

Agility training for cross country skiers

7/18/2011 - By Matt Whitcomb

The US Ski Team uses rollerski agility speed test to push the athlete outside their comfort zone so that zone can grow that much larger. When that ice patch surprises you in on skis, you're ready for it.

9 minutes to test your XC ski strength
9 minutes to test your XC ski strength

9 minutes to test your XC ski strength

7/11/2011 - By Mike Muha

This is a fast and easy strength test that takes only nine minutes. Compare yourself to Junior and Senior Standards. Just how strong ARE you? (Video)

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Bounding Intervals
Bounding Intervals

Bounding Intervals

6/29/2011 - By Bryan Fish

Cross country ski bounding intervals from dryland camp in Salt Lake City.

Cassidy Edwards named to National J2 camp staff
Cassidy Edwards named to National J2 camp staff

Cassidy Edwards named to National J2 camp staff

6/27/2011 - By Eli Brown

Only the top 20 skiers in the country aged 15-16 are invited. Because of her work with the Vasa Ski Club, and previous coaching, teaching, and racing experience, she was asked to be a coach at this camp.

General strength session with the USST
General strength session with the USST

General strength session with the USST

6/27/2011 - By Bryan Fish

General Strength Session in the weight room after threshold intervals in the morning. Interview and demonstration... and drills you can do.

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XC ski classic intervals by the US and Canadian National Teams
XC ski classic intervals by the US and Canadian National Teams

XC ski classic intervals by the US and Canadian National Teams

6/24/2011 - By Bryan Fish

The US and Canadian national teams doing classic threshold intervals at Mt Bachelor in Bend Oregon on May 30, 2011.

USSA Level 100 Coaches' Certification Technique Clinics
USSA Level 100 Coaches' Certification Technique Clinics

USSA Level 100 Coaches' Certification Technique Clinics

6/23/2011 - By USSA

Four regional USSA Level 100 Coaches' Certification Technique Clinics are coming to your way. USSA Level 100 certification is a four-step process targeted at providing a foundation in both general and cross country ski specific coaches' education.

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

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Skate Sprint Speeds: 10 seconds to faster skiing
Skate Sprint Speeds: 10 seconds to faster skiing

Skate Sprint Speeds: 10 seconds to faster skiing

6/20/2011 - By Bryan Fish

USST and Canadian National Team do a skate sprint speed session at Mt Bachelor in Bend Oregan on May 26, 2011.

Rollerski doublepole time trial in Traverse City this Friday

6/13/2011 - By Eli Brown

The first of a series of open rollerski "races" takes place this coming Friday nite. 6pm in Williamsburg on Bates/Sayler Road. The time trial is about a quarter mile long gradual uphill double pole only individual test race.

Fire & Ice: Summer on snow XC Ski Camp
Fire & Ice: Summer on snow XC Ski Camp

Fire & Ice: Summer on snow XC Ski Camp

6/10/2011 - By MBSEF

Fire and Ice, the latest cross country ski camp on groomed trails in the US will take place from June 16-20 on the trails of Mt. Bachelor, the only camp in the US offering the opportunity for skiers to ski on World Class trails with impeccable grooming.

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