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2007 Coaches Symposium and Certification Program

Thu, May  17, 2007 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association is pleased to announce the 2007 CXC Skiing Annual Spring Coaches Symposium and inaugural CXC Skiing Coaches Certification Program. This is an annual educational opportunity for Central Coaches at all levels; youth, middle and high school, junior, collegiate, club and adult/master skiers.

The purpose of this Symposium is to present both basic and applied information on cross country skiing for improved training, technique and performance of junior and adult skiers. This year the emphasis will be on ski technique with a guest speaker on Sports Nutrition.

The Mission Statement of the Coach’s Certification Program is ”To elevate Coaching Performance at every level, from volunteer youth instructors to professional coaches, in the Central Region and the United States with the intent of creating a broad base of knowledge in cross country skiing and facilitating the development of world-class American cross country ski Champions”

WHEN: June 2 and 3, 2007

PRESENTERS & INSTRUCTORS:

Bryan Fish
CXC Ski Team “Olympic Development Program” Head Coach
Former UW Green Bay Nordic Team Head Coach

Pete Anderson
UW Madison Nutrition Scientist
CXC Skiing Sports Nutrition Advisor
Author of the college textbook “Nutrition: Ecology and Behavior”

Yuriy Gusev
CXC Skiing Chief Executive Officer
CXC Skiing Athletic Advisor & Sports Science Coordinator
CXC Skiing Coach’s Certification Program Manager

SCHEDULE:

Saturday, June 2, 2007 – Education Symposium

10:00am – Program Presentation
10:15am – Sports Nutrition for Nordic Coaches
11:30am – Questions & Discussion
12:00am – Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm – Classic dry land technique progression
2:00pm – Classic ski technique progression
3:00pm – Skate dry land technique progression
4:00pm – Skate ski technique progression
5:00pm – Adjourn for the day

Sunday, June 3, 2007 - Certification Program

9:00am –Discussion of Certification goals and objectives
9:30am- In Field Assessment (groups of 8 coaches)
12:00pm – Lunch and adjourn

WHERE:

Hyland Park
Richardson Nature Center
8737 East Bush Lake Road, Bloomington, MN 55438

ATTENDANCE: All XC coaches are invited.

WHAT TO BRING:

Rollerskis and poles
Helmets
Lunch

REGISTRATION: Each day individually with downloadable form available at http://www.cxcskiing.org/events.htm

FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE SYMPOSIUM AND COACHES CERTIFICATION AND FOR APPLICATION FORMS GO TO http://www.cxcskiing.org/events.htm