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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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Touching tails

1/21/2011 - By Caitlin Compton

"I am new to skate skiing, it seems my the tails of my skis are always touching especially on climbs. I have become frustrated with skating, it seems I am working too hard. Any advice as to how to help with technique?"

Fast downhill turns
Fast downhill turns

Fast downhill turns

1/14/2011 - By Holly Brooks

No matter how much I bank it, my downhill ski want to jump out of the track. I don't see top level racers having this problem. They must know a secret technique. What is the answer?

ZOOM! Russian speed work on rollerskis
ZOOM! Russian speed work on rollerskis

ZOOM! Russian speed work on rollerskis

11/12/2010 - By Mike Muha

Men and women of the Russian skis team do speed work up a hill and along the flats: V2, V1, V2 alternate, Doublepush, Marathon Skate, Skate with no poles - every technique, FAST.

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