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Hayward Biathlon Coaches Clinic 2007

Wed, May  9, 2007 - By US Biathlon Team

Midwest Biathlon Level 1 Clinic-
For Masters Racers and Beginning Coaches
Hayward, WI , May 19-20, 2007

Clinic Topics:
This is a Level 1 Biathlon Coaches’ Clinic. This clinic is also ideal for Masters’ Athletes who want a crash course in biathlon marksmanship. Topics covered will include:
1) Teaching Biathlon Rifle Safety
2) Basics of Shooting Technique- position, trigger control, breathing
3) Biathlon Range Procedure
4) Fitting rifles and optimizing shooting position
5) Dryfire and live fire drills for beginning biathletes
6) Basics of “combo” training

Presenters:
The clinic will be run by Bill Meyer- Minnesota Biathlon. He will be assisted by Piotr Bednarski, Director of Athlete Development, USBA, and Jacob Beste, Army National Guard Biathlon Coach.

Schedule and Location:
Saturday, May 19
5pm-10pm (dinner will be provided- pizza)
Classroom Session: Teaching Biathlon Rifle Safety, Basics of shooting technique, Adjusting biathlon rifles for prone and standing position, Dryfire Drills and Range procedure

Sunday, May 20
9am-12noon
Outdoor session, on shooting Range. Teaching basics of accuracy shooting - drills. Teaching basics of combo shooting - drills and workouts.

Registration, Fees, and What to Bring:
Rifles and ammo will be provided. All participants need to bring a pad/sleeping bag for prone shooting (to provide some padding for your elbows). Cost for printed materials and dinner $45, checks made out MN Biathlon (pay at the clinic).

Please register by sending an email with your contact information to Piotr Bednarski at mnbiathlon@aol.com. Clinic is limited to 15 participants. You must preregister by email or phone 952/237-0765 by May 17.

Junior Athletes:
Athletes ages 15 and up are eligible to attend provided they are mature enough to focus during the technical parts of the clinic.

Directions:
Hayward Rod and Gun Club - In Hayward take Highway 27 East past McDonalds and go about 1km. Then you hit the next stop light and take a left onto Highway B and go out about 5km. The club is on the right side of the road. 14261W county rd B.