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Wake up! It’s time to train DVD

Wed, Feb  14, 2007 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association is pleased to announce the release of a brand new training DVD “Wake up! It’s time to train!

70 minutes of exclusive interviews with US Ski Team coaches, XC drills and technique, fitness testing, sports physiology, core strength, training volume, intensity levels, race footage, and much more. Featuring CXC Ski Team and US Ski Team athletes.

“This video contains invaluable first hand information from the top coaches in the US and can be helpful to all, coaches, athletes, parents and master skiers. This is also a first step study guide for the CXC Coach’s Education and Certification Program which will be launched in the spring of 2007” commented Yuriy Gusev, Central Cross Country Ski Association’s CEO  

This exciting DVD can be purchased on line at or at the CXC booth during American Birkebeiner Expo. All proceeds from the  DVD sales will directly support youth, junior, senior and master’s programs in the Central Region.

DVD Content

  • What does it take
  • Testing and physiology
  • Coaching athletes new to x-c skiing
  • Drills and technique progressions
  • The key to success
  • Multi sport athletes-what/when
  • Key components of training
  • Strength training
  • Sprinting vs. distance
  • West Yellowstone SuperTour
  • CXC Athlete Pipeline  

Central Cross Country Skiing (“CXC Skiing”) is recognized by the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (“USSA”) as the sole Regional Organization governing cross country skiing in the 10 state Central Region of the United States. CXC Skiing provides an organization which enables athletes, coaches and officials to achieve excellence in cross country skiing through: EDUCATION, COOPERATION, COMMUNICATION, and COMPETITION. CXC Skiing oversees youth programs; supports the Junior Olympic Qualifying system, Central Collegiate Ski Association, and Senior/Master skiing; provides athletes’, coaches’ and officials’ education; coordinates competitions; trains Olympic caliber athletes; and is the Midwest pipeline to the US Ski Team. CXC is a 501c3 non profit corporation and gratefully accepts tax deductible donations for program enhancement from all sources.